CAC Online


The Certified Ambulance Coder Course certification, is designed primarily for front line ambulance billing office staff members – those who enter claims and are tasked with the actual ambulance claim process.  This includes:


      • the review of patient care reports
      • the selection of procedure codes, diagnosis or condition codes, and modifiers
      • the filing of the ambulance claims
      • and the payment, follow-up and review processes


CAC certification is also appropriate for billing office supervisors and managers, as well as upper level management in an Ambulance transportation organization.


The initial training requirement to obtain the CAC certification consists of approximately 30 hours of mandatory training, which is offered entirely onlinedivided into a total of 23 individual lessons.  This comprehensive initial training covers core knowledge topics of:


      • ambulance billing, including basic anatomy, physiology and terminology
      • proper interpretation of dispatch and patient care documentation
      • proper ambulance claim coding and submission
      • specific payor issues, proper management of the follow-up process
      • compliance issues including Fraud & Abuse and HIPAA 


Following each lesson is a quiz which will take an estimated 20 minutes to complete.  Following completion of this online program is a comprehensive Final Exam, made up of 50 questions, which will take an estimated 1 to 2 hours to complete.  Upon achieving a passing score of 70% on the Final Exam, the CAC certification is awarded.

*This course best viewed using Mozilla Firefox or Google Chrome.


Total cost to purchase the complete Certified Ambulance Coder program - $1,155.00


Access to the online Learning Management System expires one year
from the date you first log in to begin taking the course


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