CERTIFIED CODING SPECIALIST

(CCS)

You are responsible for overseeing patient records and ensuring bills are paid properly and on time. You would work as an intermediary with insurance companies, billing offices and health clinics.

EDUCATION REQUIRED

Candidates must meet one of the following eligibility requirements:

  • By Credential: RHIA®, RHIT®, or CCS-P® OR

  • By Education: The following courses MUST be completed; anatomy & physiology, pathophysiology, pharmacology, medical terminology, reimbursement methodology, intermediate/advanced ICD diagnostic/procedural and CPT coding; OR

  • By Experience: Minimum of two (2) years of related coding experience directly applying codes; OR

  • By Credential with Experience: CCA® plus one (1) year of coding experience directly applying codes; OR

  • Other Coding credential from other certifying organization plus one (1) year coding experience directly applying codes.

PLACES OF EMPLOYMENT
  • Hospitals

  • Physician offices

  • Government organizations

  • Nursing care facilities

SALARY RANGE

$16.22 - $24.18

For more information on this program, visit the Education page

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