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The Benefits of Certification for Individuals

Employers value employees who carry credentials related to their job function. Certification shows a standard of proficiency has been met within the skillset, giving employer’s confidence in their expertise. Certification is an investment in yourself and your career in healthcare.

AAPC Certification Can Help You

  • Improve your earning potential
  • Open the door to career advancement
  • Provide a foundation of broad and deep understanding
  • Help you reach both short-term and long-term career goals
  • Increase your job mobility and opportunities, even in a difficult job market
  • Associate with AAPC’s strong and long-standing reputation of integrity and excellence
  • Connect with an elite network of certified peers. Earning an AAPC credential introduces you into a prominent community of ongoing support
Over 180,000 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.


Types of AAPC Certification

Healthcare has become increasingly complex. Regulations and requirements are best met when professionals achieve AAPC certification through specialized education and experience in an area of specialty. Certification is official recognition of achievement, expertise, and judgment.

Medical Coding
Certification

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Medical Billing
Certification

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Medical Auditing
Certification

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Medical
Documentation

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Medical Compliance
Certification

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Practice Manager
Certification

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Specialty Medical
Coding Certification

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Frequently Asked Questions (FAQs)

How Do I Get Certified?

If you’d like to learn more about getting certified, you can visit the Certification section of our website, call 877.290.0440, or have a career counselor call you.

Which Certification is Right for Me?

If you’d like to learn more about which certification is right for you, visit the Certification section of our website, call 877.290.0440, or have a career counselor call you.

Which certification is right for you?

Call 877-290-0440 or have a career counselor call you.

Questions about what books to order?

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