Care + Career

      Resources, news and fun for NHA certification candidates and alumni.

      Investing in Yourself for a Brighter Future

      As an allied health professional, your days are spent investing your expertise, energy, and compassion in the lives of the patients you serve through your clinical or administrative skills. Each interaction and task throughout your day is an opportunity to ensure that the patients you care for feel the commitment you have to your chosen career and to their experience.

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      Why It's Important for Allied Health Workers to Stack their Credentials

      In the allied health professions there is a continuous trend of professionals stacking, or obtaining more than one credentials. Medical assistants getting their Certified Clinical Medical Assistant (CCMA) credential and stack it with a Certified Phlebotomy Technician (CPT) credential. Medical administrators, get both credentials as a Certified Billing and Coding Specialist (CBCS) and a Certified Medical Administrative Assistant (CMAA). But, what is the value of stacking credentials for allied health professionals?

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      The Ultimate Guide to Talking About Your Certification

      Putting in the time, effort and resources to earn an NHA certification can say something about your character and your capabilities. But how do you let people (especially hiring managers) know about your hard work and meaningful achievement?

      We put together some tips to help you talk about your certification — both on your resume and in an interview — to empower you to make the most of your NHA certification.

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      Mapping the stops on your certification journey

       
      Being #NHAcertified is an accomplishment that reflects your dedication to your career success. It shows you value having access to the most up-to-date industry information. And a current up-to-date credentials demonstrates to your employer (or future employer) that you've been keeping up with your continuing education. 
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      How do I renew my NHA certification?

      Wondering if you should renew your NHA certification? Already know why it's important, but a little lost on how? We got your back! You can keep your certification current in these quick steps.

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      Tips from a billing and coding insider

      Accurate medical billing and coding is essential in any type of medical setting, and the specialists who take on the task have a big responsibility. So what are the secrets of success in this profession? We sat down with respected educator, textbook author, and professional coder, Michelle Green, to find out.

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