The ICD-10 certification demonstrates knowledge of the new ICD-10 codes to be fully implemented under the new HCFA and World Health Organization (WHO) mandates. ICD-10 coders are expected to be able to make proper code selections based on the highest degree of specificity employing the new and expanded coding system. The certification is designed for experienced coders who require training in the new coding protocols.
Note: If you enrolled in Med-Certification’s ICD-10 Training Program, the Certification Test is included. This order form is for those who already have learned ICD-10 Coding and wish to be certified.
To achieve certification, an individual must have completed an educational training course either formal or on the job in ICD-10 coding or have 6 months’ experience in a medical provider’s office as a coder.
ICD-10 Practice and Certification Testing: Cert-blaster (Practice): Coding competency related to the coding/billing process with case scenarios and exercises on actual coding. The practice test takes about an hour and simulates the type of questions that are on the certification test. The tests are on-line, take about an hour or so, are open book, and when submitted, you are provided the answers to the questions for your review and further study (if needed). $59.00
ICD-10 Exam-Guard Certification Test: Exam Guard (certification):The certification test takes approximately 2 hours, is timed, and you will be advised of the results within 48 hours. The test is reviewed by an instructor prior to issuing the final grade and certificate.
Note that the certification testing fee includes the first year of membership. Thereafter, it will be $55 per year to maintain the certification. Go here to review and print your application: Application