Certified Coding Associate (CCA®) 

Coding professionals who hold the CCA credential have demonstrated coding competency across all settings, including hospitals and physician practices.

Since 2002, the CCA designation has been a nationally recognized standard of achievement in the health information management (HIM) field.


  • Exhibit a level of commitment, competency, and professional capability that is valued by employers.

  • Demonstrate a commitment to the coding profession.

  • Distinguish themselves from others as having passed AHIMA’s rigorous CCA exam.