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Re: CCA or CCS

  •  10-28-2007, 11:30 AM

    Re: CCA or CCS

    Since you don't appear to have sat for any previous coding certification exams, I'd recommend the CCA.


    I know many folks who tried to take the CCS right off the bat and did not pass.  A coding credential, even if a junior one, is better than none for marketability.  Also, by demonstrating a level of devotion to your career, you may gain an employer who will pay for and encourage your attainment of the CCS later on.

     Personally, with 6 years of VAST coding experience in almost every major setting and several years of formal education, the CCS was a challenge for me.

     Good luck to you.

    Kevin B. Shields, RHIT, CCS, CPC, CCS-P, CPC-H, CPC-P, CPC-I
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