Trusted credentials to supercharge your career
When you earn a credential from one of HCPro's leading associations, you show the industry you are committed to excellence, meeting the gold-standard of professional skill. Equip yourself with the confidence that comes with being trained by top instructors in your field. Browse by type:
- Professional credentials
- Certificate programs
- Continuing education credits
The mission of our ACDIS-backed credentials is to elevate the professional standing of clinical documentation specialists. The program draws from experienced clinical documentation specialists in the field to establish criteria for competency in the broad and multidisciplinary bodies of knowledge clinical documentation specialists must possess, including knowledge of healthcare and coding regulations; anatomy, physiology, pharmacology, and pathophysiology; proficiency in medical record review; communication and physician query techniques; and data mining and reporting functions. Credentials include:
- CCDS (inpatient)
- CCDS-O (outpatient)
For revenue integrity professionals+
Healthcare revenue integrity professionals play an integral role in the financial health of their organizations. As this field grows, it is critical to ensure healthcare revenue integrity professionals have a means of demonstrating their competency in core skills relevant to their roles within their organizations. This credential offers revenue integrity professionals the opportunity to hone and validate their knowledge base while ensuring facilities have a benchmark by which to measure the competency of their staff and to recruit team members who are committed to staying abreast of changes in regulations and best practices.
For home health coders and clinicians+
The Board of Medical Specialty Coding & Compliance (BMSC) is the credentialing arm of the Association of Home Care Coding & Compliance (AHCC), an education and training division of HCPro's post-acute brand, DecisionHealth. BMSC’s mission is to lead coders, clinicians, and compliance professionals in advancing their professional practice and standards in the delivery of quality diagnostic coding, accuracy of OASIS data set collection, and adherence to official rules and guidelines. Credentials include:
- Home Care Coding Specialist – Diagnosis (HCS-D)
- Home Care Coding Specialist – Hospice (HCS-H)
- Home Care Clinical Specialist – OASIS (HCS-O)
ACDIS CDI Apprenticeship+
This certificate program is comprised of foundational CDI education paired with a review of core compliance and ethical principles. The ACDIS CDI Apprenticeship demonstrates that an individual has foundational CDI knowledge and has familiarity with the ACDIS Code of Ethics and other guiding principles for compliant query practice. Candidates who pass the final exam receive a certificate of CDI foundational training and are allowed to designate themselves as an ACDIS-Approved CDI Apprentice.
continuing education credits
Helping coders, managers, entire teams test their coding knowledge, pursue certification, and advance in their profession, JustCoding is the continuing education destination for coding professionals. Keep your skills sharp, test your coding knowledge, and stay abreast of CMS changes whether you’re working as a hospital inpatient or outpatient coder or in a physician practice. Track your CE history directly in the site and take weekly quizzes to earn up to the following number of credits per year:
- 24 AAPC CEUs
- 48 AHIMA CEUs
- 48 ACDIS (CCDS) CEUs
Revenue Cycle Advisor+
This online solution combines all of HCPro’s revenue cycle regulatory, compliance, case management, HIM, and reimbursement resources, giving users a single trustworthy tool to help navigate the ever-changing healthcare landscape. Unlock the doors to the latest revenue cycle news, analysis, and education your organization needs.
- ANCC CEUs
- CCMC CEUs
- CCDS CEUs
Diagnosis Coding Pro for Home Health+
The monthly newsletter delivers the guidance you and your coding team need to select the code and code sequence that accurately reflect a patient’s condition to justify services provided, prevent claims delays, support OASIS assessments and ensure full payment. Each monthly issue also provides a quiz opportunity to earn one of the following:
- 12 BMSC HCS-D CEUs
- 12 BMSC HCS-H CEUs
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