AAPC’s Certified Professional Coder (CPC) credential is the measuring standard for the medical coders working in the physician office setting. Certified coders approimately earn 20% more than non-certified coders. The CPC certification increases the chances of being hired and retained in a competitive job market.
Hospital coder jobs are trending faster than ever before in India. As physicians move away from private practice and join hospital groups career oppurtunities in Outpatient facilities such as Ambulatory Surgical Centers or hospital outpatient billing and coding departments are opening for coders. The CPC-H exam validates your specialized payment knowledge needed for these jobs in addition to your CPT and ICD-9 coding skills.