Your career means a lot to you. It also means a lot to us. We encourage health information professionals to never stop learning and expanding their skills and are dedicated to supporting you in learning and growing your career. Whether you’re just starting the journey or well on your way to a successful career in health information, an AHIMA credential is your guide to career enhancement, increased salary, and greater success in your chosen profession. When a person becomes AHIMA-certified, it reflects a deep personal commitment and sense of accountability, inspiring credibility and confidence in an individual’s professional knowledge. Certified Coding Specialist (CCS®) CCSs are skilled in classifying medical data from patient records, generally in a hospital setting. These coding practitioners review patients' records and assign numeric codes for each diagnosis and procedure, possess expertise in the ICD-10-CM and CPT coding systems, and are knowledgeable about medical terminology, disease processes, and pharmacology. Certified Coding Specialist Physician-based (CCS-P®) CCS-Ps are experts in health information documentation, data integrity, and quality and play a critical role in a health provider's business operations. The employment outlook for CCS- Ps is highly favorable, considering the growth of managed care and the movement of health services delivery beyond the hospital setting. The National Commission for Certifying Agencies (NCCA) has granted accreditation to this certification program for demonstrating compliance with the NCCA Standards for the Accreditation of Certification Programs. FIND WHAT WORKS BEST FOR YOU AT 717.18