Effective Feb 16th, 2013 - The Certified ICD-10 Consultant® Exam is no longer available in India and the U.A.E until further notice.

Certified ICD-10 Consultant® is awarded to experienced professionals that pass the required assessment as set by ICD-10 Coders Academy and thereby demonstrate their ability to lead ICD-10 implementation project. A Certified ICD-10 Consultant® possesses skill, knowledge, and proficiency of medical coding and billing, ICD-10-CM, ICD-10-PCS, GEMs, HL7 Basics, HIPAA 5010, and Regulatory Compliance framework.

A Certified ICD-10 Consultant® can:

  • Understand ICD-10 coding guidelines and structure
  • Interpret GEM files and use it
  • Train and develop ICD-10 implementation team
  • Understand Forward and Backward Mapping
  • Lead ICD-10 implementation project
  • Understand Mandatory HIPAA 4010 and 5010 standards

Certified ICD-10 Consultant® is evaluates experienced professional's knowledge and competent in the field of ICD-10 transition and implementation and is ICA's highest level of competency.

  • $299
  • 80 multiple choice/True or False questions
  • 180 minutes (includes breaks)
  • Open code book (ICD-10 coding manuals)
  • $135 for retake (only processing fees)
  • One point per question
  • No negative points
  • Passing points 56

ICD-10-CM & ICD-10-PCS Coding Manuals (of any publisher). In addition, any officially published errata, update sheets, for these manuals maybe used.

The Certified ICD-10 Consultant® exam consists of questions covering wide range of topics related to ICD-10 coding and implementation. Aimed at senior and experienced professionals, this exam demonstrates higher level of expertise in ICD-10 implementation. This is designed to evaluate a professional's knowledge of the following:

  • Medical Coding & Billing
  • ICD-10-CM
  • ICD-10-PCS
  • HIPAA 5010
  • Compliance
  • GEMs

The ICD-10 Coders Academy is not accredited by a regional or national accrediting agency recognized by the United States Department of Education. It is the student's responsibility to determine whether credits, degrees, or certificates from the institution will transfer to other institutions or meet employers' training requirements. Please refer the Public notice/press release http://www.pr.com/press-release/446207 before your enroll.