AAPC Anounces Inaugural Interventional Radiology and Cardiovascular Credential

The American Academy of Professional Coders started offering a brand new stand-along core credential this month, the Certified Interventional Radiology Cardiovascular Coder (CIRCC).

Vice president of AAPC’s product management, Stephanie Jones was quoted in the AAPC’s news article saying, “Current trends reveal increasing numbers of procedures are being performed in interventional radiology departments, cathlabs, hospitals and clinics, which have significantly elevated demand for vetted coding expertise in the interventional radiology and cardiovascular sub specialties.  Until now, there has been no proficiency standard for this subspecialty…”

Acknowledged for ethical, accurate, experienced and professional medical coders, the AAPC’s medical coding certifications are recognized across the nation as the “gold standard.”  Individuals who possess the CIRCC credential have achieved a high level of coding education and his/her proficiency and accuracy in interventional radiology and cardiovascular coding and charging has been validated.

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