Certified Coding Audit (CCA)
Course Information and Features
The CCA distinguishes coders by exhibiting commitment and demonstrating coding competencies across the healthcare sector. Certified Coding Audit Professional shows a level of commitment, competency, and professional capability. Demonstrate a commitment to the coding profession. The CCS and CCS-P exams demonstrate mastery level skills in an area of specialty: hospital-based for CCS and physician practice-based for CCS-Ps.
The CCA Exam
- 120 minutes of exam duration.
- 100 multiple choice questions.
- 90 scored and 10 pretest items.
Pretest questions are administered to evaluate the item’s difficulty level.
The pretest questions are dispersed throughout the review and are unidentified by the candidate.
Audits medical record documentation to identify services; prepares reports of findings and meets with providers to provide education and training on proper coding practices and compliance issues.
Provides second-level review of billing performances to ensure compliance with legal and procedural policies.
Researches analyses, and respond to inquiries regarding compliance, inappropriate coding, denials, and billable services.
Interacts with physicians and other care providers regarding billing and documentation policies, procedures, and regulations; obtains clarification of conflicting, ambiguous, or non-specific documentation.