Certified Orthopedic Surgery Coder Courses

Certified Orthopedic Surgery Coder (COSC) Preparation Training Course

With the COSC (Certified Orthopedic Surgery Coder) certificate, orthopedic coders can put their specialist knowledge to the test. As a result, according to the AAPC Annual Salary Survey, COSCs have more employment opportunities and salaries approximately 9% higher than their CPC® counterparts.

If you are a physician-based orthopedic coder, the AAPC COSC Preparation Course can help you pass your certification exam. And the best part is that it only takes half a day and it can be done online at will.

Training aims

  • Review common documentation issues for diagnostic codes and conditions for orthopedic surgery
  • Read the CPT and CMS E / M guidelines for orthopedic surgery
  • Understand common orthopedic surgery procedures
  • Review the most missed concepts on the COSC certification exam
  • Take a practice test using the COSC exam format and structure
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Training content

  • Interactive audio / video lectures and online exercises
  • Practice test with 10 cases and 35 multiple choice questions
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Further information

  • A minimum of two years of experience coding orthopedic operations is required. While no proof of prior coding is required to obtain proof of COSC eligibility, this course is not intended for people with little, limited, or no coding experience.
  • This course lasts an average of four hours with no additional study time
  • Approved for 4 PDUs after passing in the direction of CPC, CPB, CPMA, CPPM and special login information except CIRCC (one-time use)

Certified Orthopedic Surgery Coder Preparation Course Requirements

Course Requirements

  • Materials (not included in this course):
  • AMA CPT® Professional Edition (the year of publication must of course correspond to the year)
  • CIM-10-CM codebook (the year of publication must of course correspond to the year)
  • HCPCS Level II Code Manual (year of publication must match the year of the course)
  • COSC  Certification Study Guide (optional resource)
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S.No  Choose Your Specialty Choose Your Certifications
1 Anesthesia and Pain Management – CANPC CPC (Certified Professional Coder)
2 Cardiology (CCC) COC (Certified Outpatient Coder)
3 Cardiovascular and Thoracic Surgery  (CCVTC) CIC (Certified Inpatient Coder
4 Emergency Department  (CEDC) CRC (Certified Risk Adjustment Coder)
5 Family Practice  (CFPC) CPB (Certified Professional Biller)
6 General Surgery  (CGSC) CPMA (Certified Professional Medical Auditor)
7 Hematology and Oncology  (CHONC) CDEO (Certified Documentation Expert – Outpatient)
8 Obstetrics and Gynecology  (COBGC) CPPM (Certified Physician Practice Manager)
9 Ophthalmology  (COPC) CPCO (Certified Professional Compliance Officer)
10 Orthopedic Surgery (COSC) Medical Coding