Certified Professional Medical Auditor Credential

Credit Recommendation

  • Medical Terminology - 3 credits, lower division level
  • Anatomy & Physiology I – 3 credits, lower division level
  • Anatomy & Physiology II – 3 credits, lower division level
  • CPT Coding - 3 credits, lower division level
  • ICD-10-CM coding – 3 credits, lower division level
  • Introduction to HIM - 3 credits, lower division level
  • HC Quality Concepts & Principles - 3 credits, lower division level

Effective Dates 

January 2011 through December 2021

Issuing Agency

AAPC

About the Credential

Certified medical auditors, also known as compliance auditors, perform audits and reviews of clinical documents, physician billing records, administrative data, and coding records. They ensure compliance with industry regulations, maintain quality assurance and perform risk analysis. The Certified Professional Medical Auditor Credential (CPMA) credential demonstrates mastery of all code sets, evaluation and management principles, and documentation guidelines.

How to Apply for the Credit