Certified Ambulatory Surgical Center Coding (CASCC) Preparation Training Course

Ambulatory Surgical Center Coding Training Preparation Course

An Ambulatory Surgical Center (ASC) is a modern healthcare facility that focuses on same-day surgical care, including diagnostic and preventive procedures. ASCs provides patients a convenient alternative to hospital-based outpatient procedures. According to Bain & Company,1 procedures performed at ASCs will grow by an average 6% to 7% a year through 2021, up from 4% to 5% over the past three years.

This online course is designed for coding professionals working in ambulatory surgery to prepare you for the CASCC certification exam. No other credential is needed to attain the CASCC credential. Students will review the common diagnoses and surgical procedures specific to ambulatory surgery.

If you have experience with ambulatory surgery, this course provides a great way to highlight and certify your knowledge and skills. If you’re looking to advance your career, you can differentiate yourself in a rapidly growing field with a CASCC certification.

Training Objectives

  • Review common ambulatory surgery diagnosis codes and conditions
  • Review common procedures performed in ambulatory surgery
  • Discuss the most missed concepts on the CASCC certification exam
  • Practice test that mimics the format and structure of the CASCC certification exam

Training Content

  • Interactive lectures with exercises
  • Practice test with operative cases totaling 35 multiple choice questions

Additional Information

  • Prerequisites: At least two years of experience in ambulatory surgery coding. Not meant for individuals with little, limited, or no coding experience.
  • Time requirement: 4 hours, not including additional study time.
  • Approved for 4 CEUs upon successful completion of the course. Valid towards CPC®, CPB, CPMA®, CPPM®, and all specialty credentials except CIRCC. One-time use only.
  • The instructional methods used include online audio/video lectures and an online practice test.
  • Training access available for one (1) year from purchase date.
  • For more course details, Download the Certified Ambulatory Surgical Center Coding (CASCC)Training Course Syllabus.

Ambulatory Surgical Center Coding Course (CASCC Preparation)

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Required Code Books (Not Included)

Required code books may be purchased here, through AAPC, or through any major bookseller.

Computer Requirements:

High-speed Internet connection and Adobe Acrobat Reader.

AAPC certified members must successfully complete the training within the allotted time frame of one year or less with a score of 70% or higher on the practice test.

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