Types and Levels of Medical Coding Certifications

Types and Levels of Medical Coding Certifications

There are a number of medical coding certification levels that a career person in the medical coding field can sit for to increase chances of promotion and salary raises.

The Certified Coding Associate (CCA) is an entry-level certification that all new coders required to be employed while the Certified Coding Specialist (CCS) certification shows competency in Current Procedural Terminology (CPT) and International Statistical Classification of Diseases and Related Health Problems (ICD-9-CM) coding systems.

There is also a Physician-based Coding Specialist, Certified Health Data Analyst and Continuing Education and Re-certification for advanced coders.

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