RN-Coder Network
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The RN-Coder STAT "Basic Training" program is available in a "live" format, presented by Joyce Thomas at your location.  A mnimum of 10 RNs, MDs, other clinical personnel is required.  The sponsor provides the location for the class.   There is a special discount structure for the online program, usually about 1/2 the cost of the published individual program fee.

AACCA membership is required to sit for the RN-Coder certification exam.

Please use the Contact Us form for questions about sponsoring a live RN-Auditor Compliance program with the AACCA 
RN-Auditor exam administered on location.

RN-Coder STAT "Basic Training" Program

Step 1:  RN-Coder STAT Program 

“Basic Training” online program - $1299



Please see the RN-Coder Course Outline at:

RN-Coder Course Outline  

This unique program, designed specifically for Registered Nurses and other clinical personnel since 2001, includes:


  • 5 recorded web-casts and/or a 5-day live conference in Las Vegas

  • Powerpoint presentation and hand-outs for note-taking for each webcast

  • 5 comprehensive workbooks

  • Daily homework assignments

  • Sample certification exams and test-taking strategies.

  • When the RN-Coder Final Exam is completed with a score of 70%or above, Certificate of Completion is awarded with 40 continuing education contact hours (CA BRN CEP# 13482).   

  • All classes recorded and taught by national coding/chart review expert Joyce L. Thomas, MHA, CPC, CCC-Advanced.  Joyce holds the Certified Professional Coder (CPC) credential as well as the AACCA "Certified Clinical Coder-Advanced" credential.

  • Joyce has over 25 years comprehensive coding experience, including daily medical practice operations administration, provider contract negotiation with payers, IPA contract negotiation, a variety of different medical specialties, as well as fraud and abuse experience through chart reviews, data collection for RACs and HCC reviews, and Joyce has provided expert witness testimony on a variety of coding-related litigation cases since 2005.

Preparation for the AACCA RN-Coder Certification examination, available online.  (Certification exam additional cost - $349).  This program also preps for the AAPC  CPC-H certification exam and the AHIMA CCS-P certification exam.  AACCA is membership required for certification testing.

AACCA RN-Coder Certification exam is available online.  Membership in AACCA is required.  Cost of certification exam is $349.  Re-takes of the examination is at the discretion of the AACCA Board of Directors.


The following Coding Manuals are required for the RN-Coder BASIC CPT & RN-Auditor Compliance programs.  Also used for AACCA testing.

2016 Coder's Convenience 
List Price: $338.24
2013 Coder's Convenience Package  

Includes one copy of each of these coding essentials:

  • CPT® 2016 Professional with E/M Express Reference Tables Pocket Guides*
  • ICD-9-CM 2012-2015 Professional Edition for Physicians, Volumes 1 and 2, spiral
  • HCPCS 2016 Level II Professional Edition 
  • ICD10CM & ICD10PCS

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  • NOTE: As soon as we have received your signed User Agreements, you will receive a password which will enable you to open the links to the RN-Coder ONLINE programs, which you may download for future use.  These programs are SELF-PACED with no deadlines.  They do not expire.  You will earn 40 CE contact hours for your nursing license upon successful completion.  Approved provider CEP#13482 of the California Board of Registered Nursing since 2001.