If so, you need to consider the Certified Coding Specialist Credential.
MAS is now offering this self-paced course to give you an advantage when you take the test.
The Certified Coding Specialist Credential is for coders or Clinical Documentation Improvement Specialists who have attained mastery in their coding skill set.
The CCS credential demonstrates a practitioner’s tested skills in data quality and accuracy as well as mastery of coding proficiency. The CCS certification is a natural progression for professionals experienced in coding inpatient and outpatient records. The CCS credential is the Gold Star of the coding credentials.
About Your Instructor
Mary Gregory, Principal of Medical Administrative Solutions, is an ICD-10-CM/PCS and Revenue Cycle coding subject matter expert. Over 20 years ago Mary embarked on her coding career with Atrium Health Care (formerly Carolina Medical Center) and has since become a pundit at Inpatient and Outpatient coding. Her knowledge of IPPS/DRG system engendered a position for her as a trainer at major hospital corporations, such as Community Health Systems (CHS) and Veterans Affairs (VA).
Mary is a highly sought-after trainer who teaches that great coding skills begin with knowing the coding guidelines and becoming skilled in the application of the guidelines ICD-10-CM/PCS, CPT and CMS NCCI Edits.
Mary completed her Associates degree in Health Information Management at Central Piedmont Community College. In addition, she has obtained her RHIT, CCS, CDIP, CPC, and CCS‐P. Mary is a Licensed PMCC Instructor and an AHIMA Approved ICD‐10‐CM/PCS Trainer. Students hold her in high regard as an instructor because of her teaching style; she uses her experience and relevant examples to lead engaging discussions and cultivate learning.
She is an active member of AHIMA, AAPC and NCHIMA, where she currently serves as President. Mary is a strong proponent for self-empowerment and believes that life is a lifelong learning journey.
Students are responsible for these books:
This will be the equivalent of an intense two day workshop to prepare you for your CCS credential.
This prep will NOT teach you the basic of coding, but will help you to be ready to sit for the CCS exam.
(If you’re looking for a course on the basics of coding, go here.)
Get certified and see your salary increase or get the job of your dreams!
Studies and surveys have demonstrated that coders with certifications are hired faster and their salary increases faster than coders who are not certified.
Self-paced Online with Scheduled Group Coaching Q&A Calls