Certified Financial Planner TM
CFP® certificants must pass the comprehensive CFP® Certification Examination, pass CFP Board's Fitness Standards for Candidates and Registrants, agree to abide by CFP Board's Code of Ethics and Professional Responsibility which puts clients' interests first and comply with the Financial Planning Practice Standards which spell out what clients should be able to reasonably expect from the financial planning engagement. These are just some of the reasons why the CFP® certification is becoming increasingly recognized.
In addition, the CFP® certification prepares you for a career-long commitment to meeting the ever-changing needs of your clients. As a CFP® professional, you become a coach and problem-solver, able to provide truly personalized services to clients and to maintain high levels of financial planning and professionalism. Finally, your expertise and credibility as a financial planner is instantly communicated with the CFP® marks - the financial planning certification most sought after by consumers and financial planners alike.
Chartered Tax Professional
A Chartered Tax Professional (CTP®) is someone who has completed a series of six tax courses in individual and small business income tax preparation. This nationally recognized innovative online certificate program enables students to start working and earning money while completing coursework. After successfully completing the first two courses in the CTP® certificate program, you will be qualified to prepare individual tax returns for almost all U. S. taxpayers. A CTP® is also able to prepare returns for small business corporations and partnerships and more complex sole proprietorships. As a CTP® you will have the tax knowledge and experience to prepare for the IRS Enrolled Agent (EA) exam if you wish to add the coveted EA credential to your professional designation as a CTP®.
Certified Professional Coder (CPC™)
A Certified Professional Coder has proven by rigorous examination and experience that they know how to code, rationales for why particular codes are used and can do so both efficiently and effectively. A CPC® can review and adjudicate coding of services, procedures and diagnoses on medical claims in the physician-office setting, thus improving the finances and operational efficiency of the practice.
Certified Professional Medical Auditor (CPMA™)
Advance your career with the Certified Professional Medical Auditor (CPMA®) credential. Medical auditing is a critical piece to compliant and profitable physician practices. Whether it's RAC audits, private payer denials or just peace of mind, more physicians plan to have regular audits done. The risks are getting too big to not be compliant with documentation and coding. As a Certified Professional Medical Auditor, you will be able to use your proven knowledge of coding, compliance and regulatory guidelines to improve your or another practice's revenue cycle.
Certified Evaluation and Management Coder (CEMC™)
The Certified Evaluation and Management Coder exam was developed by a team of leading E/M coding professionals. Those coders with sufficient experience and expertise in E/M coding are encouraged to sit for the CEMC™ exam.
Certified Coding Specialist (CCS)
Coding accuracy is highly important to healthcare organizations, and has an impact on revenues and describing health outcomes. In fact, certification has become an implicit industry standard. Accordingly, the CCS credential demonstrates a practitioner's tested data quality and integrity skills, and mastery of coding proficiency. Professionals experienced in coding inpatient and outpatient records should consider obtaining this certification.
Certified Medical Billing Specialist (CMBS)
The CMBS is a national credential for the medical billing profession. Someone with this credential is an individual of high professional integrity who has passed a medical billing certification examination sponsored by the MAB (Medical Association of Billers). Certified Medical Billing Specialists have demonstrated skills to assist providers in maximizing their reimbursement through proper coding, billing, and documentation.
Certified Medical Reimbursement Specialist (CMRS)
The CMRS is a national credential for the medical billing profession. Certification of the medical biller through AMBA (American Medical Billing Association) is a process that recognizes the competency of a member that has met our high standards of proficiency through certification testing. Certified Medical Reimbursement Specialists are skilled in facilitating the claims paying process from the time a service is rendered by a health care provider until the balance is paid. The CMRS is knowledgeable in ICD-9, CPT-4, and HCPCS coding, medical terminology, insurance claims and billing, appeals and denials, fraud and abuse, HIPPA, OIG compliance, information and web technology, reimbursement, and much more. CMRS billers play a critical role in health care provider’s daily business operations. Certification provides knowledge and credibility to the biller, potential health care providers, as well as employers. It also provides verification of competency and assurance of continued education.
Certified Phlebotomy Technician (CPT)
The CPT is a national credential for the phlebotomy profession. Certification through the National Healthcareer Association recognizes the competency and proficiency of a clinical individual and is accredited by the National Commission for Certifying Agencies (NCCA). Certified Phlebotomy Technicians have a demonstrated ability and understanding of medical law & ethics, asepsis and infection control, anatomy, physiology and medical terminology, and blood and specimen collection procedures.
Certified EKG Technician (CET)
The CET is a national credential for the EKG technician profession. Certification through the National Healthcareer Association recognizes the competency and proficiency of a clinical individual and is accredited by the National Commission for Certifying Agencies (NCCA).Certified EKG Technicians have a demonstrated ability and understanding of performing EKGs, stress testing and Holter monitoring, editing and delivering final test results to physicians for analysis, and transcribing physicians' interpretations.