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Certified Coding Specialist-Physician-based (CCS-P) Exam Preparation, Ninth Edition



Certified Coding Specialist–Physician-based CCS-P Exam Preparation, Eighth Edition


This edition is intended for those taking the CCS-P exam on or after May 1, 2019. 

Whether you are a current student or already employed, Certified Coding Specialist—Physician-based (CCS-P) Exam Preparation provides you with the guidance and practice you need to successfully prepare for the CCS-P exam. The book includes four practice exams that are based on and organized by the CCS-P competency statements. The practice exams and medical cases have been updated with the 2019 code sets to allow you to prepare for the exam with confidence. Each practice exam includes 97 multiple choice questions and 8 medical cases that model the exam experience. The questions will help you determine whether you need knowledge or skill building in any of the eight domain areas included in the exam:

Domain 1: Clinical Documentation

Domain 2: Diagnosis Coding

Domain 3: Procedure Coding

Domain 4: Reporting Requirements for Provider Based Services

Domain 5: Data Quality and Management

Domain 6: Health Information Technology

Domain 7: Privacy, Confidentiality, Legal, and Ethical Issues

Domain 8: Compliance

Key Features

Four complete practice exams based on the CCS-P competencies and tasks
52 inpatient and ambulatory medical cases
Online assessment contains 388 multiple choice questions
All answers include rationales and references to enhance learning

About the authors

Anita C. Hazelwood, EdD, RHIA, FAHIMA, is a professor, department chair, author, and leading expert in ICD-10-CM coding.

Lisa M. Delhomme, MHA, RHIA, is a HIM Program Director, serves on AHIMA's Council for Excellence in Education, and is an expert in CPT coding.

Carol A. Venable, MPH, RHIA, FAHIMA, is a retired professor and HIM department head, an industry leader, and an expert in ICD-10-CM coding.