Certified Physician Practice Manager Training

Certified Physician Practice Manager (CPPM)

Managing a medical practice requires a wide range of skills. The responsibilities are broad and require detailed management of multiple processes, including the sales cycle, compliance regulations, human resources, health information, and general business processes. Managing practice can be a challenging but rewarding profession. The CPPM (Certified Physician Practice Manager) certificate is a logical next step for individuals with extensive experience in many areas of the healthcare industry who are ready to advance their careers to a position as a medical practice manager. Experienced practice directors benefit from expanding skills and validating their knowledge and expertise in this trade.

Approved References for use during Examination

Practice Management Reference Guide

CPPM: Practice management training

Learn more about the CPPM exam.

CPPM preparation course (online or in class)

  • Practice exam
  • CPPM exam

CPPM online course

At home and at your own pace

Online lectures and reading material at your own pace

AAPC certified instructors are available to help you with any questions you may have 20 PDU

CPPM study guide (strongly recommended)

The CPPM Study Guide reviews each section of the CPPM® exam in detail and includes practical examples, sample questions, and testing techniques. If you have exam experience or have passed exam training (like the courses listed above), this study guide makes exam preparation simple.

CPPM online practical exams

Measure your preparation for the CPPM® certification exam

50 questions

Format and content emulated from the actual exam

The CPPM certification exam

  • 200 multiple choice questions (supervised)
  • 5 hours and 40 minutes to complete the exam
  • 1 free repetition

The CPPM exam covers it all in depth

  • Healthcare Business Processes – 16 Questions
  • Types of health care providers
  • Medical office employee
  • Patient visit process
  • guide
  • administration
  • Effective communication
  • Efficiency

Health reform – 5 questions

  • American Recovery and Reinvestment Act
  • Provision of health reform
  • HITECH Law
  • Responsible care organizations

Compliance – 25 questions

  • Fraud and abuse
  • Federal False Claims Act
  • Corporate integrity agreements
  • Compliance plans
  • mischief
  • A strong law
  • Anti rebound
  • CLIA
  • OSHA
  • Risk management

Quality of health care – 5 questions

  • Quality improvement
  • Benchmarking
  • Quality reporting system for physicians
  • Plan, do, check, act

Doctor’s office accounting – 25 questions

  • Analysis of accounting methods for financial reports
  • budgeting
  • Purchase
  • Chart of accounts
  • Settlement liabilities

Physician reimbursement – 20 questions

  • General principles of coding and E / M documentation (no coding is required to code the test)
  • General accounting principles
  • Types of reimbursement
  • Payment policies
  • The rejects
  • Principles of the Code Set

Managing the healthcare revenue cycle – 25 questions

  • Revenue cycle management
  • Analysis of revenue cycle management reports
  • conditions
  • The collections
  • Management of refusals
  • Bad debt management

Human Resources – 15 questions

  • Hiring and termination process
  • Benefits and compensation
  • Labor law
  • Employee performance evaluation
  • Supplier IDs

Marketing and business relations – 10 questions

  • Analysis of strengths, weaknesses, opportunities and threats (SWOT)
  • Brand development
  • Patient surveys
  • Promotional material
  • Relations with hospitals
  • Buying and negotiating skills

Spatial planning and operations – 10 questions

  • workflow
  • Planning
  • Sorting in the office
  • Medical practice design

HIPAA – 15 questions

  • Covered business
  • HIPAA Data Protection
  • Associate

Electronic medical record – 10 questions

  • EMR selection
  • DME implementation
  • Sensible use
  • HITECH Law

Health information exchange – 3 questions

  • Electronic data interoperability
  • Organization of health information

Modern health informatics – 8 questions

  • Electronic prescription
  • Telemedecine
  • Patient monitors
  • Clinical decision support

Disaster planning – 8 questions

  • Planning for disaster recovery
  • Precautions
  • Disaster recovery policies and procedures

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