Train with Career Step and gain the skills you need to advance your medical coding career into inpatient auditing. According to a 2015 workforce study** published by the American Health Information Management Association (AHIMA), one of the biggest trends right now is the growing need for auditors, particularly inpatient auditors. Auditing skills are within the top 5 AHIMA-recommended skills for HIM professionals, providing an excellent career path for inpatient coders not interested in management.

Choose our training for …

  • Career advancement – Develop the professional skills you need to move into inpatient auditing by building on your inpatient coding experience.
  • Increased salary – Inpatient auditing salaries are generally higher than those of inpatient coders. Recent job postings have offered salaries ranging from $67,000 to $96,000 a year.
  • Quick training – Career Step training is specifically designed for busy adult learners who have limited time. You can test out of material you already know, and the online format makes it easy to study when it is convenient so you can be done in a year or less.

You are required to have at least 3 years of experience in inpatient acute care coding as well as the RHIA, RHIT, CCS, or CPC before moving to inpatient auditing to ensure that you have the necessary skills and experience. Take our quick Skill Evaluation today to see if you have what it takes!

Want more details about exactly what's included in the program? Download the Program Brochure or Learning Objectives to learn more.

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**"A Workforce Study of the Future Direction and Skill Set for HIM Professionals", prepared for AHIMA by The Caviart Group, LLC, March 2015.

***The Inpatient Auditing program includes a third party software tool that makes the training only compatible with Microsoft Windows and Internet Explorer.