CCO Recommended Textbooks, Overview & FAQ

Which Vendor to Buy if you're Testing with the AAPC?

If you're testing for the AAPC exam, you will need the AMA CPT Version during testing. They will not allow any other vendor. 

Regarding ICD and HCPCS, the AAPC allows any vendor manual during testing.


Should You Buy This Year or Next Year's Version?

If you're actually sitting and testing for the exam this year before Dec 31st, 2018, purchase the 2018 version because the exam uses 2018 manuals.

If you're sitting and testing after Jan 1st, 2019, you'll need 2019 manuals since the exam starts using 2019 content on Jan 1st.


When Do New Versions of ICD-10 Manuals Come Out?

ICD changes yearly on Oct 1st and new manuals are available 1-2 months ahead of that date.

When Do New Versions of CPT and HCPCS Manuals Come Out?

CPT & HCPCS don't change until Jan 1st, so you will start seeing those being advertised around mid-October and November each year.

List of All CCO Courses & Required Books

Note: We always recommend the Professional Edition of the manuals because they are color coded. The Standard Editions are not color coded.

COURSE WORKBOOK/TEXTBOOK CPT ICD HCPCS
FBC Course

Step-by-Step Medical Coding Textbook, 2019

Step-by-Step Medical Coding Workbook, 2019

(Check Your Welcome Email for 25% OFF Elsevier Promo Code)

and

AAPC COC® Study Guide

 

CPT 2019 Professional Edition

 

2019 ICD-10-CM Physician Edition

 

HCPCS 2019 Level II Professional Edition

FBC Accelerated Course

 

AAPC COC® Study Guide

 

CPT 2019 Professional Edition

 

2019 ICD-10-CM Physician Edition

 

HCPCS 2019 Level II Professional Edition

MTA Course  Medical Terminology and Anatomy (MTA)       
PATHO Course

Gould's Pathophysiology for the Health Professions 6th Edition

(Check Your Welcome Email for 25% OFF Elsevier Promo Code)

     
PBB Course

Understanding Health Insurance, 14th Edition

CPT 2019 Professional Edition

2019 ICD-10-CM Physician Edition

HCPCS 2019 Level II Professional Edition

PBC Course

 

Step-by-Step Medical Coding Textbook, 2019

Step-by-Step Medical Coding Workbook, 2019

(Check Your Welcome Email for 25% OFF Elsevier Promo Code)

 

 

CPT 2019 Professional Edition

 

2019 ICD-10-CM Physician Edition

 

HCPCS 2019 Level II Professional Edition

PBMA Course

E/M Auditing Step, 3rd Edition

(Check Your Welcome Email for 25% OFF Elsevier Promo Code)

 

CPT 2019 Professional Edition

 

2019 ICD-10-CM Physician Edition

 

 

HCPCS 2019 Level II Professional Edition

 

ICD-10 PCS Course Understanding ICD-10-CM and ICD-10-PCS: A Worktext  

 

2019 ICD-10-PCS Code Set

2019 ICD-10-PCS Professional Edition, 1st Edition
 
ICD-10 CM Course 

 

Understanding ICD-10-CM and ICD-10-PCS: A Worktext

 

 

2019 ICD-10-CM Physician Edition

 
Risk Adjustment Course (CRC)

 

2019 Risk Adjustment Documentation & Coding, 1st Edition

 

 

2019 ICD-10-CM Physician Edition

 
IPC Course (CIC)

ICD-10-CM/PCS Coding: Theory and Practice Textbook, 2019/2020 Edition

ICD-10-CM/PCS Coding: Theory and Practice Workbook, 2019/2020 Edition

(Check Your Welcome Email for 25% OFF Elsevier Promo Code)

and

AAPC CIC® Study Guide

 

2019 ICD-10-CM Physician Edition 2019 ICD-10-PCS Professional Edition, 1st Edition
PCO Course (CPCO) AAPC Study Guide is required. 
CPC Blitz  

 

CPT 2019 Professional Edition

 

2019 ICD-10-CM Physician Edition

 

HCPCS 2019 Level II Professional Edition

ICD-10 CM Blitz  

 

2019 ICD-10-CM Physician Edition

 
 ICD-10-PCS Blitz     

 

2019 ICD-10-PCS Professional Edition, 1st Edition

 
 CIC Blitz    

 

2019 ICD-10-CM Physician Edition

 
 COC Blitz    

 

2019 ICD-10-CM Physician Edition

 
 RA Blitz     

 

2019 ICD-10-CM Physician Edition

 
CPB Blitz  

 

CPT 2019 Professional Edition

 

2019 ICD-10-CM Physician Edition

 

HCPCS 2019 Level II Professional Edition

CPMA Blitz

 

2019 ICD-10-CM Physician Edition