The healthcare industry has endured a persistent 30% deficit in coding staffing. A recent industry study co-sponsored by the AHIMA Foundation and TrustHCS, indicate this gap will continue to increase by an additional 23% as a result of ICD-10 implementation.

The TrustHCS Academy is dedicated to growing new coders to enter the field of medical records coding while also increasing the ICD-10 skills of seasoned coding professionals. A unique combination of on-line coding educational content and resources for student placement empowers the graduates of TrustHCS Academy.

The TrustHCS Academy offers:

  • Proven on-line, self-paced learning courses
  • ICD-10 training and education opportunities
  • Training designed for both new coders entering the field and seasoned coding professionals
  • Program graduate access to a recognized Health Information Management specific job placement firm
  • Overall Certified Coding Associate (CCA) exam first time pass rates of 86% compared to an industry average of 67%


Answer a few simple questions to the right and suggested courses will be sent directly to you from TrustHCS Academy.  You can also download the details on the TrustHCS Academy offerings at the links provided to the right.

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Frequently Asked Questions About TrustHCS Academy:

What financial aid options are available?

Financial assistance is not currently available.  However, TrustHCS Academy has payment options available through PayPal.  

Students can apply for the PayPal Bill Me Later option that extends a credit line for a pre-approved amount.  With that option in place, students can pay with Bill Me Later and take advantage of a 6 month time frame to pay the total amount off with no interest.  Learn more about Bill Me Later by clicking here

Does TrustHCS guarantee employment upon the completion of the program and certification obtainment?

While employment is not guaranteed for graduates who have obtained certification, TrustHCS does look to the academy for the "best and brightest" to fill positions when they are available.  In addition, TrustHCS Academy connects graduates of the program with a Health Information Management specific recruiting firm to help with job placement activities.

What are the computer requirements to access the courses?

Active internet connection (High speed/Broadband connection recommended)
800 X 600 minimum resolution (1024 X 768 or higher recommended)
Sound card and speakers (Earphones recommended)
Available USB port
Adobe Flash Player (ver. 10 or higher)
Windows Media Player (ver. 10 or higher) or Quicktime Player (ver. 7 or higher)
PDF reader
Internet Explorer 7, 8, 8, 10 and 11
Javascript and cookies must be enabled
Operating System
Microsoft Windows (XP®, Vista®, 7 with latest service pack, 8)
Mac OS
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