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      Certified Coding Associate(CCA)
      Certification Description
      American Health Information Management Association (AHIMA) recognizes that the demand for coders has never been greater, and this need is expected to continue for some years to come. By creating an entry-level coding credential based on job analysis standards and state-of-the-art test construction, AHIMA aims to increase the number of qualified new coders. The result? A larger pool of qualified coders for employers to choose from; certified coders doing a better job managing health information; and recognition for AHIMA members as industry experts and leaders in clinical coding.
      New coders who earn the CCA will immediately demonstrate their competency in the field, even if they don't have much job experience. Earning a CCA demonstrates a commitment to coding even for those who are new in the field. CCA holders will also distinguish themselves from non-credentialed coders and those who hold credentials from other organizations that do not require the higher level of expertise necessary to earn AHIMA certification.
      Certifying Organization
      American Health Information Management Association
      http://www.ahima.org/
      Certification Details
      • More than two years of education or training after high school required?    No
      • More than two years of work experience required?    No
      • Oral or Written Exam Required?    Yes
      • Renewal Required?    Every 3 Year(s)
      • Renew through Continuing Educational Units(CEU)?    Yes
      • Renew through Re-Examination?    No
      • Renew through Continuing Professional Development(CPD)?    No
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