Mastering ICD-10-CM Training 2020

Online Training with the Option to Certify as an ICD-10-CM Trainer

Do You Qualify to Certify as an ICD-10-CM Trainer?

To qualify to take the ICDCT-CM Trainer Certification Exam, a candidate should hold one or more of the following credentials:  CCA; CCS; CCS-P; CPC; CPC-P; CRC; RHIA; RHIT; or Equivalent Credential from another nationally recognized organization, have five (5) or more years of full-time coding experience and have experience training others.  View the Do I qualify page for more details.

Option 1: Certification Exam Only

Online, Scheduled with a Remote Proctor to Certify as an ICDCT-CM Trainer

Price: $425 (AIHC Member Price: $395)


ICDCT-CM Certification Exam Only

Exam Registration Includes

  • AIHC Membership for Three (3) Months
  • Mock Exam: This Mock Exam reflects the certification exam and will help prepare experienced individuals to pass the certification exam.
  • Two (2) Certification Exam Attempts: This exam is taken online and scheduled with an AIHC proctor.  You will know immediately if you have passed (scoring at least 80%) or failed the exam.  If you score less than 80%, you have the opportunity to schedule a second attempt within your three (3) month deadline.

Exam Domains

Domain 1: 2020 Coding Guidelines

Domain 2: Code Assignment Skills, Sequencing

Domain 3: How to Teach Others

About the Exam

The online certification exam can be taken remotely from the comfort of your home or office.  Attempts at the exam are only available by appointment with a professional AIHC proctor.

Take the ICDCT-CM Certification Exam within Three (3) Months of Registering

Refunds are not available if you register to take the certification exam and do not take the exam within three (3) months of your purchase date.  You may not purchase additional exam attempts if you have registered for the ICDCT-CM Exam Only option.

How to Register

Register Online as a Non-Member: Pay $425

Register Online as an AIHC Member: Pay  $395

Register Via Mail or Fax
Complete the Hard Copy Registration Form and mail or fax it to the AIHC Office:

5000 Gateway Drive, Suite 202
Medina, Ohio 44256
Fax: 330-952-0716

After You are Certified: Maintaining Your Credential

Once you are certified, you need to maintain your credential by obtaining continuing education units (CEUs).  View the CEU Renewal Chart for a summary of the CEUs required to renew this credential.


AIHC offers free and low-cost CEU programs for our members.  We are also CEU friendly and are happy to accept CEUs from most other recognized organizations.  Please Contact Us for more information.




Option 2: Mastering ICD-10-CM Online

With the Option to Certify as an ICDCT-CM Trainer

Price: $625 (AIHC Members Pay: $595)


Mastering ICD-10-CM Online Course

Course Tuition Includes

  • New - EVALI and COVID-19 Guidelines
  • Access to a Qualified Online Instructor If and When You Need Help: Available by request only.
  • Training Materials and Access to the Online Training Page.
  • Quizzes and Downloadable Information: Accessed through the online training page.
  • AIHC Membership for One (1) Year: This is available for first-time members only.
  • Mock Exam.
  • One (1) Certification Exam Attempt, Provided the Exam is Taken Within Three (3) Months of Completing the Course: Two additional exam attempts may be purchased for $75 per attempt.

Earn 16 Continuing Education Units (CEUs)

16 CEUs

This program has been approved for 16 continuing education units by the American Institute of Healthcare Compliance for AIHC Certified Professionals.  These continuing education units may be applied towards the Core, HIPAA and Ethics Category CEU Renewal Requirements for the following AIHC credentials: ICDCT-CM and CMDP.

Computer Requirements and Time Limits

To successfully complete this online course, you will need high-speed internet access, email, Microsoft Word, Microsoft Excel, and Adobe Reader.  You must complete this course within three (3) months of your enrollment date.  Your course enrollment begins when the AIHC Office receives your course tuition payment.

This course is on-demand.  You can access your course information 24 hours a day, 7 days a week, by logging into the AIHC website.  There are no scheduled classes to attend, so you can work at your own pace.

Take the ICDCT-CM Certification Exam Within Three (3) Months of Completing the Course

To take advantage of the exam attempt included in your course tuition, you must take the exam within three (3) months after successfully completing this online training program.  If you wait until more than three (3) months after your course completion date to attempt the certification exam, you must pay for each exam attempt at the rate of $75 per attempt.

Diagnosis Coding 2020 Course Topics

  • OIG Compliance Guidance for Training & Education
  • Developing Your Teaching Skills - How to Train New or Inexperienced Coders
  • Infectious & Parasitic Diseases
    • Latest updates on COVID-19
  • Neoplasms
  • Diseases of the Blood & Blood-Forming Organs
  • Endocrine, Nutritional, & Metabolic Diseases
  • Mental & Behavioral Disorders
  • Nervous System
  • Eye and Adnexa
  • Ear & Mastoid Process
  • Circulatory System
  • Respiratory System
    • EVALI Vaping Codes and Guidelines for 2020
  • Digestive System
  • Skin and Subcutaneous Tissue [Updates on decubitus ulcer coding]
  • Musculoskeletal System & Connective Tissues
  • Genitourinary System; Pregnancy, Childbirth, & the Puerperium and Perinatal Periods
  • Congenital Malformations, Deformations, & Chromosomal Abnormalities
  • Signs and Symptoms & Abnormal Clinical Laboratory Findings
  • Injury, Poisoning, External Causes, & Factors Influencing Health Status


How to Register

Register Online as a Non-Member: Pay $625

Register Online as an AIHC Member: Pay $595

Register Via Mail or Fax
Complete the Hard Copy Registration Form and mail or fax it to the AIHC Office:

5000 Gateway Drive, Suite 202
Medina, Ohio 44256
Fax: 330-952-0716

Administrative Policies
Refunds are not available.  However, for AIHC online courses and training camps, you may opt to request a credit voucher, provided you meet the requirements outlined in our Administrative Policies.  Please view the Administrative Policies page or contact our office toll-free at 866-571-5635 for more information regarding our refund, complaint, and program cancellation policies.
About The American Institute of Healthcare Compliance

AIHC is a nonprofit 501(c)(3) organization and an internationally recognized leader in healthcare compliance training and certification. Our mission is to provide education, certification, and continuing education to healthcare administrators at a reasonable cost through our classroom and web-based training programs. Our goal is to improve the competency of medical facility management in an increasingly complex regulatory environment. We seek to promote the increased quality of administrative healthcare systems in the United States by building an international network of credentialed healthcare professionals.