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Medical Certification Overview

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Nearly 103,000 healthcare professionals hold AAPC certifications in physician offices, clinics, outpatient facilities, and hospitals. These credentials represent the gold standard in medical coding, billing, auditing, compliance, and practice management, and are nationally recognized by employers, medical societies, and government organizations.

Once trained and prepared, validate your expertise and schedule your credentialing exam.

Medical Coding Certification

Demonstrate your knowledge of medical coding including the correct application of ICD-10-CM, CPT®, HCPCS Level II, and modifier coding assignments with the industry’s most recognized medical coding certifications.

Medical Billing Certification

Validate your knowledge, skills, and expertise in charge entry, claims transmission, payment posting, insurance follow-up, and patient follow-up.

Medical Auditing Certification

Validate your experience in chart auditing, knowledge of documentation and coding guidelines, ability to communicate the results of your audit, and risk analysis.

Medical Documentation Certification

Validate your documentation and coding skills. Specific Documentation Leads to Specific Coding and Quality Patient Outcomes. Using the skills of a coder and auditor, documentation experts ensure proper information is collected and passed onto providers.

Medical Compliance Certification

Validate your knowledge of the key requirements needed to effectively develop, implement, and monitor a compliance program for your practice or to help others in their compliance efforts.

Physician Practice Manager Certification

Prove your skills and expertise as a certified practice manager of a modern physician’s office. Certify knowledge in managing the revenue cycle, compliance regulations, human resources, health information, and general business processes.

Instructor Certification

Establish yourself as an educator and prepare others for certification and careers in the business side of the medical industry. Become an instructor and educational partner with AAPC.