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Certified Coder in
Pediatric Anesthesiology

CCPANES™

Coding is key for accuracy to support accurate reimbursement, legal requirements, and quality measures.  The CCPANES™ credential is for coder, billers, and auditors, to increase their claim payment percentage and ensure providers receive the highest reimbursement possible based on the documentation.

With the Special Coder Institute, all credential exams are fill-in-the-blank.  SCI does not utilize the multiple-choice format as real-world coding is not multiple choice.

Those who have earned the CCPANES™ credential with the minimum passing score of 90% have shown they are experts in the field of coding in pediatric anesthesiology.

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The Info

The Certified Coder in Pediatric Anesthesiology™ examinee will be tested on:

  1. Selection of correct CPT® and ICD-10-CM codes for surgical cases

  2. Cross walking CPT code selection to the correct ASA code

  3. Correct use of anesthesia modifiers

  4. Calculating time units and total units for anesthesia cases

  5. Rules for incident-to, teaching scenarios, and global surgery package

  6. National Correct Coding Initiative

  7. Medical terminology

  8. Anatomy

Exam Information

100 fill-in-the-blank codes with multiple case studies

3 hours and 0 minutes time permitted

$249

90% or higher score required for exam passing

FREE retake, valid 1 (one) year from purchase date​

Exam Requirement

An examinee must hold current SCI membership.

Exam Approved References

CPT® book (AMA publisher)*

ICD-10-CM (any publisher)

HCPCS (any publisher)

One additional reference per the examinee's choosing.

*NOTE: Procedural Coding Expert and Procedure Desk Reference books are permitted for SCI exams and may be used in lieu of or in addition to a CPT® book.​​

Available Education

The Specialty Coder Institute has created an 8 hour, on-demand, high quality education class to prepare for the exam.  Tuition includes textbook.  CPT, ICD-10-CM, and HCPCS books are not provided.  Class education includes pre-recorded classroom videos and practice case studies.  Students are provided with assign instructor's email and cell number for questions.

Credential Requirements

Once a member earns the CCPANES™ credential, CEUs (continuing education units) are required to maintain membership.  For CEU information, visit SCI's CEU page.

Investment To Your Future Career Growth

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Certified Documenter in
Pediatric Anesthesiology

CDPANES™

Documentation is key for accuracy to support clinical requirements, coding, and quality measures.  The CDPANES™ credential is for health care providers, from medical assistants to physicians, to increase their patient care and solidify the practice.

With the Special Coder Institute, all credential exams are fill-in-the-blank.  SCI does not utilize the multiple-choice format as real-world coding is not multiple choice.

Those who have earned the CDPANES™ credential with the minimum passing score of 90% have shown they are experts in the field of documenting in pediatric anesthesiology.

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The Info

The Certified Documenter in Pediatric Anesthesiology™ examinee will be tested on:

  1. Reviewing medical documentation for the highest level of accuracy.

  2. Identify documentation shortfalls in a medical record.

  3. Cross walking CPT code selection to the correct ASA code

  4. Correct use of anesthesia modifiers

  5. Calculating time units and total units for anesthesia cases

  6. Rules for incident-to, teaching scenarios, and global surgery package

  7. National Correct Coding Initiative

  8. Reviewing medical documentation for the highest level of accuracy.

  9. Identify documentation shortfalls in a medical record.

  10. Global surgery package

  11. Medical terminology

  12. Anatomy

  13. Pathophysiology

  14. Identify documentation to support the following code sets:

  • Current Procedural Terminology (CPT®) coding

  • ICD-10-CM coding

  • HCPCS coding

Exam Information

100 fill-in-the-blank codes with multiple case studies

3 hours and 0 minutes time permitted

$249

90% or higher score required for exam passing

​FREE retake, valid 1 (one) year from purchase date​

Exam Requirement

An examinee must hold current SCI membership.

Exam Approved Materials

CPT® book (AMA publisher)*

ICD-10-CM (any publisher)

HCPCS (any publisher)

One additional reference per the examinee's choosing.

*NOTE: Procedural Coding Expert and Procedure Desk Reference books are permitted for SCI exams and may be used in lieu of or in addition to a CPT® book.​​

Available Education

The Specialty Coder Institute has created an 8 hour, on-demand, high quality education class to prepare for the exam.  Tuition includes textbook.  CPT, ICD-10-CM, and HCPCS books are not provided.  Class education includes pre-recorded classroom videos, PowerPoint videos, and practice case studies.  Students are provided with assign instructor's email and cell number for questions.

Credential Requirements

Once a member earns the CDPANES™ credential, CEUs (continuing education units) are required to maintain membership.  For CEU information, visit SCI's CEU page.

Investment To Your Future Career Growth

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