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Medical Terminology Practice Test

medical terminology practice test

This page contains medical terminology practice test. This short test should help you study for the certification exams for either medical coding or medical billing. According to the American Academy of Professional Coders (AAPC), you should be completely prepared for your certification exams before walking in to the testing room. And we fully agree.

Here at Medical Billing and Coding Connection, we want all of the aspiring billers and coders to reach their goals of working in this incredible career. We want to be there to help where we can and that includes creating a series of practice tests to help hone your skills and knowledge. We feel that the best way to pass the certification examinations is by properly preparing for all aspects of material.

In this post we will not only offer you a practice exam but also include some exam prep tips that have served us well. If you have any questions or suggestions, please contact us.

Our Practice Tests

This first practice test covers some medical terminology that you very well may encounter on our real certification exam. We have created our practice tests as only part of the entire prep work to get ready for your certification exam. We  will continue to add more tests and quizzes to help you prepare for your certification exams. Some of the topics of future tests include:

  • Anatomy
  • CPT
  • ICD-9
  • ICD-10
  • Medicare/Medicaid
  • Rules, Regulations and Mandates
  • Billing terms and Definitions
  • HCPCS Codes
  • Insurance Information
  • Billing Information
  • Auditing
  • Medical Terminology

Medical Terminology Practice Test Prep

Maybe you are thinking “why should I do take a practice test? I know all of this already.” No matter how much you think you know all the material, proper preparation will only improve your score. These certification exams are extremely important towards your ability to work. So you will not be able to just cram the night before and think you have it.

How We Prepare

  • Start reviewing your course materials three to four weeks prior to exam
  • Look at the typical make up for your certification exam such on the American Academy of Professional Coders (AAPC)
  • Make a habit out of reviewing notes and studying daily
  • Study in a quiet area with few distractions
  • Find a friend or classmate to study with
  • Create or buy some flashcards covering key terms and topics
  • Borrow or buy a study guide
  • Take a practice test once a week

We highly suggest that you prepare for these examinations well ahead of the test date. You should start at least three to four weeks prior to your exam date. This should give you ample time to discover and try to focus in on your weaker subjects or topics. Plus, you will feel more relaxed and confident as the information becomes more a part of your daily routine.

Below we have listed some of the more popular tools you can use to prepare to be successful on your test.

  • Course materials
  • Study guides
  • Practice tests

Medical Terminology Practice Exam

Some of these questions will be ridiculously easy, while some others may make you think for a moment. This is just practice so you can have a better understanding of the subject. This is multiple choice and in some instances there are more than one correct answer. Find the closest match to the term or the answer to the question. When you are ready just answer the first question! GOOD LUCK!
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