CERTIFIED CODING SPECIALIST—PHYSICIAN-BASED (CCS-P®)*
Product Code: CCSP
The CCS-P is a mastery-level coding practitioner with expertise in physician-based settings such as
physician offices, group practices, multi-specialty clinics, or specialty centers. This coding practitioner
reviews patients’ records and assigns numeric codes for each diagnosis and procedure. To perform this
task, the individual must possess in-depth knowledge of the CPT coding system and familiarity with the
ICD-10-CM and HCPCS Level II coding systems.
CLINICAL DOCUMENTATION IMPROVEMENT CERTIFICATION
PRIVACY AND SECURITY CERTIFICATION
CERTIFIED CODING ASSOCIATE (CCA®)*
Product Code: CCA
The CCA credential distinguishes coders who demonstrate competencies across all settings, including
both hospitals and physician practices. Becoming a CCA positions you to enter an exciting and growing
market, differentiating certification holders to potential employers as tested, proven candidates.
CERTIFIED CODING SPECIALIST (CCS®)*
Product Code: CCS
CCSs are skilled in classifying medical data from patient records, generally in a hospital setting.
These coding practitioners possess expertise in the ICD-10-CM/PCS and CPT coding systems along
with a foundational knowledge for medical terminology, disease processes, and pharmacology.
CERTIFIED DOCUMENTATION IMPROVEMENT PRACTITIONER (CDIP®)
Product Code: CDIP
Professionals earning the CDIP credential will be distinguished as knowledgeable and competent
in clinical documentation within patient health records. Both employers and colleagues view CDIP
holders as role models in the health informatics and information management community.
CERTIFIED IN HEALTHCARE PRIVACY AND SECURITY (CHPS®)
Product Code: CHPS
Achieving the certification in healthcare privacy and security (CHPS) exhibits competency in
designing, implementing, and administering comprehensive privacy and security programs
across all healthcare settings.