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Certified Coder in
Risk Adjustment
CCRA™

Formerly: Certified Coder in HCC Coding (CCHCC™)

Coding is key for accuracy to support accurate reimbursement, legal requirements, and quality measures.  The CCRA™ credential is for coder, billers, and auditors, to increase their claim payment percentage and ensure providers receive the highest reimbursement possible based on the documentation.

With the Special Coder Institute, all credential exams are fill-in-the-blank.  SCI does not utilize the multiple-choice format as real-world coding is not multiple choice.

Those who have earned the CCRA™ credential with the minimum passing score of 90% have shown they are experts in the field of coding in hierarchical condition categories (HCC / risk adjustment coding).

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The Info

The Certified Coder in Risk Adjustment™ examinee will be tested on:

  1. ICD-10-CM coding

  2. Medical terminology

  3. Anatomy

Exam Information

100 fill-in-the-blank codes with multiple case studies

3 hours and 0 minutes time permitted

$249

90% or higher score required for exam passing

FREE retake, valid 1 (one) year from purchase date​

Exam Requirement

An examinee must hold current SCI membership.

Exam Approved References

ICD-10-CM (any publisher)

One additional reference per the examinee's choosing.

Available Education

The Specialty Coder Institute has created an 8 hour, on-demand, high quality education class to prepare for the exam.  Tuition includes textbook.  CPT, ICD-10-CM, and HCPCS books are not provided.  Class education includes pre-recorded classroom videos and practice case studies.  Students are provided with assign instructor's email and cell number for questions.

Credential Requirements

Once a member earns the CCRA™ credential, CEUs (continuing education units) are required to maintain membership.  For CEU information, visit SCI's CEU page.

Investment To Your Future Career Growth

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Certified Documenter in
Risk Adjustment
CDRA™

Formerly: Certified Documenter in HCC Coding (CDHCC™)

Documentation is key for accuracy to support clinical requirements, coding, and quality measures.  The CDRA™ credential is for health care providers, from medical assistants to physicians, to increase their patient care and solidify the practice.

With the Special Coder Institute, all credential exams are fill-in-the-blank.  SCI does not utilize the multiple-choice format as real-world coding is not multiple choice.

Those who have earned the CDRA™ credential with the minimum passing score of 90% have shown they are experts in the field of documenting in hierarchical condition categories (HCC / risk adjustment coding).

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The Info

The Certified Documenter in Risk Adjustment™ examinee will be tested on:

  1. Reviewing medical documentation for the highest level of accuracy.

  2. Identify documentation shortfalls in a medical record.

  3. Medical terminology

  4. Anatomy

  5. Pathophysiology

  6. Identify documentation to support the following code set:

  • ICD-10-CM coding

Exam Information

100 fill-in-the-blank codes with multiple case studies

3 hours and 0 minutes time permitted

$249

90% or higher score required for exam passing

​FREE retake, valid 1 (one) year from purchase date​

Exam Requirement

An examinee must hold current SCI membership.

Exam Approved References

ICD-10-CM (any publisher)

One additional reference per the examinee's choosing.

Available Education

The Specialty Coder Institute has created an 8 hour, on-demand, high quality education class to prepare for the exam.  Tuition includes textbook.  ICD-10-CM book is not provided.  Class education includes pre-recorded classroom videos, PowerPoint videos, and practice case studies.  Students are provided with assign instructor's email and cell number for questions.

Credential Requirements

Once a member earns the CDRA™ credential, CEUs (continuing education units) are required to maintain membership.  For CEU information, visit SCI's CEU page.

Investment To Your Future Career Growth

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