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. Over 190,000 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.