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Certified Coding Specialist


certifying organization info

American Health Information Management Association
Certified Coding Specialist
233 N. Michigan Avenue, Suite 2150, Chicago
IL 60601-5519

description

Coding accuracy is highly important to healthcare organizations, and has an impact on revenues and describing health outcomes. In fact, certification has become an implicit industry standard. Accordingly, the CCS credential demonstrates a practitioner's tested data quality and integrity skills, and mastery of coding proficiency. Professionals experienced in coding inpatient and outpatient records should consider obtaining this certification.

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details

Work Experience Required? No

Oral or Written Exam Required? Yes

Renewal Required? Every 3 Year(s)

Renew through Continuing Educational Units(CEU)? Yes

Does applicant have choice of at least two options from above for renewal (CEU, CPD, or exam)? No

This certification is accredited by NCCA.
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This certification is related to military occupational specialties.
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