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Experienced ob-gyn coders are encouraged to sit for the COBGC™ exam. COBGC certification validates coding proficiency for the spectrum of obstetric services — from antepartum care and delivery to postpartum care and surgical procedures that include hysterectomies, biopsies, colpopexies, etc.
The COBGC certification exam will test:
Ability to read and abstract physician office notes and operative notes to apply correct ICD-10-CM, CPT®, HCPCS Level II, and modifier coding assignments
Application of CPT® evaluation and management (E/M) guidelines
Rules and regulations for Medicare billing — including incident to, teaching situations, shared visits, consultations, and global surgery
Coding of obstetric services including antepartum care, deliveries and postpartum care
Coding of surgical procedures performed by OB/GYN physicians such as hysterectomy, biopsies, colpopexy, etc.
Anatomy and physiology
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Specialty ExamApproved ReferencesFAQs
100 multiple choice questions (proctored)
4 hours to finish the exam
Reviewed by a Obstetrics and Gynecology Steering Committee:
Deborah Grider, CPC, COC, CPC-P, CPC-I, CEMC, COBGC, CPCD, CPMA
Melanie Witt, RN, CPC, COBGC, MA
On W. Lim, MD, MBA, MMM, FACOG, CPC, COBGC, CEMC
Theresa Powers, CPC, CPC-I, COBGC, CEMC, CEDC, CCVTC, CPMA
Rhonda Buckholtz, CPC, CPC-I, CENTC, CGSC, COBGC, CPEDC, CPMA
Specialty exams measure proficiency in the correct application of specialty-specific ICD-10-CM, CPT®, HCPCS Level II, modifier usage, and regulations.
Must schedule examination four weeks in advance
Must have current AAPC membership
We strongly recommend that you have at least two years of experience in the specialty prior to sitting for the certification exam. Please be aware that these are difficult, high-level examinations not intended for individuals with little, limited, or no coding experience
Passing & Certification
Each specialty certification exam must be taken separately and passed. To obtain all certifications, you must test in all specialties.
An overall score of 70% or higher is required to pass the certification exam. If you don’t pass, the areas of study/categories with a score of 65% or less will be provided for your preparation to retest. The areas of study reported reflect scores based on the number of questions in each category/section of the exam.
Maintaining your certification will require Continuing Education Units (CEUs). For CEU requirements please see our CEU Information page.