Asked by: Robinson Haveresch
asked in category: General Last Updated: 5th April, 2020

How do you pass the CCS?

Here are five strategies I used to pass the CCS on the first go-round:
  1. It's just a test. You're not giving up a kidney.
  2. Pace yourself and don't over-prepare.
  3. Own what you know, skim the rest.
  4. Make the clock your friend.
  5. Know the Coding Guidelines.
  6. Now Taking Applications for the CCS Exam Prep!

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Similarly, you may ask, is the CCS coding exam hard?

The CCS credential is a mastery-level credential and not for the novice coder. Candidates for the credential who do not have considerable hands-on experience in both hospital inpatient and outpatient coding will have a difficult time passing the exam. The CCS certification exam is not designed to trick you.

Similarly, what is the CCS exam like? The CCS examination for medical coding certification consists of multiple-choice and fill-in-the-blank questions that are based on medical terminology and coding examples and that include questions based on pharmacology (drugs and the conditions they're prescribed to treat).

Likewise, people ask, what is passing grade for CCS?

The passing score for our certification exams is 700.

How long does it take to get a CCS certification?

Many online certificate programs in billing and coding can be completed in less than a year, but if you are looking for a degree, an associate degree program is two years, and a bachelor's is four years, classroom or online. This timeline is based on attending the program full-time.

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