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Why Earn an AAHAM Certification?

Why earn an AAHAM certification?

AAHAM certification is an investment in your personal growth and your professional future. For over forty years, AAHAM’s elite certification program has set the standard of excellence in patient financial services and the revenue cycle.

It doesn’t matter whether you are new to the healthcare revenue cycle or are a seasoned veteran, our family of AAHAM certification examinations offer a complete career ladder beginning with the Certified Revenue Cycle Specialist and culminating with the Certified Revenue Cycle Executive. We have a certification that will help advance your career.

Plus the learning doesn’t stop once you have obtained certification. Our certifications are maintained through a continuous education process. This assures you stay abreast of the important changes and updates that continually occur in our rapidly changing healthcare environment.

 

“Due to its recognition throughout our industry, AAHAM Certification is the first giant career-step upwards in healthcare.”

-Bernard W. Lane, Jr., CRCE-I
Yale New Haven Health Services


How does certification benefit an individual?

Earning an AAHAM certification demonstrates a high level of achievement and distinguishes you as a leader and role model in the revenue cycle industry. The certification validates your proficiency and commitment to your profession and can play an integral role in your career strategy. In many instances certification may help you secure the promotion or the job you desire.

Earning certification can help you by:

  •  Improving your earning potential
  •  Giving you a competitive advantage with current and prospective employers
  •  Granting you the recognition you deserve      
  •  Providing access to the positions and promotions you seek and desire
  •  Building a network of peers in the influential group that shares your certification designation
  •  Continuing to expand your skills and expertise through continuing education

How does certification benefit an employer?

Earning an AAHAM certification demonstrates an individual’s expertise. It shows they possess the knowledge to meet the industry’s highest standards and the capacity to pass a rigorous certification examination. It shows commitment to their profession and ongoing career development. It also represents professionalism in the individual’s pursuit of excellence to quality of service in their career and the healthcare industry.

By hiring AAHAM certified individuals and investing in AAHAM certification for your staff you can:

  •  Increase the competency of your staff
  •  Increase quality and productivity
  •  Build a strong team
  •  Promote ongoing education and training
  •  Reduce exposure to fraud and abuse
  •  Develop a career ladder for staff

“Since making the specialist certification a requirement in Patient Accounts, I have seen a huge increase in self confidence in my staff. It’s amazing how that trickles down. It has improved their ability to work together; Administration has more confidence in their knowledge and uses them as a trusted resource. They are able to handle more issues on their own without seeking assistance from others. By retesting for CRCS every three years, I and my staff keep current on the changes happening in healthcare. Their manuals are an invaluable resource and they refer to them regularly.”

-Melynda Crawford, CRCE-I
Madison County Healthcare System

AAHAM certification options include:

Certified Revenue Cycle Executive (CRCE)

Certified Revenue Cycle Professional (CRCP)

Certified Revenue Integrity Professional (CRIP)

Certified Revenue Cycle Specialist  (CRCS)

Certified Compliance Technician (CCT)

 

Healthcare patient financial services professionals across the nation and around the globe are looking for an edge… a way to work smarter, build a career, stay informed and make the right contacts; an AAHAM certification helps you achieve all of these goals.

What is Executive (CRCE) certification?

Executive Certification is an extensive online proctored exam directed to all senior and executive leaders within the healthcare revenue cycle industry, to help equip them for strategic management of the business. This certification possesses the highest level of difficulty combining content knowledge of the business with critical thinking and communication skills. AAHAM offers two types of Executive certification; one focused on the revenue cycle within an institutional (hospital, health system) environment and the other focused on the revenue cycle in a professional (physician, clinic) environment. Dual certification is available for those interested in obtaining certification in both specialties.

What is Professional (CRCP) certification?

Professional Certification is an online proctored exam directed to supervisors and managers in the revenue cycle industry, to validate their knowledge and skills. This certification is for the individual who desires confirmation and recognition of their expertise and/or for those who aspire to the executive level certification. AAHAM offers two types of Professional certification; one focused on the revenue cycle within an institutional (hospital, health system) environment and the other focused on the revenue cycle in a professional (physician, clinic) environment. Dual certification is available for those interested in obtaining certification in both specialties.

What is Revenue Integrity Professional (CRIP) certification?

The Revenue Integrity Professional (CRIP) is an online proctored exam directed to anyone in the revenue cycle industry to help ensure that facilities effectively manage their charge master, and bill and document appropriately for all services rendered to a patient. This certification requires an in-depth, working knowledge of various revenue cycle areas and proper skill sets needed to increase revenue and reimbursement for facilities. It also ensures that proper charging takes place to maintain compliance within the insurance payer programs.

What is Specialist (CRCS) certification?

Specialist certification is an online proctored exam that tests the proficiency of staff involved in the processing of patient accounts and to prepare them for the many details needed to perform their daily job duties. AAHAM offers two types of Specialist Certification; one focused on the revenue cycle within an institutional (hospital, health system) environment, the other focused on the revenue cycle in a professional (physician, clinic) environment.  Dual certification is available for those interested in obtaining certification in the institutional and professional specialties.

“The University of Pennsylvania Health System (UPHS) began a voluntary CRCS certification program to support staff level persons working
as part of the revenue cycle. UPHS pays for any candidate to take the test up to three times. The program is very popular with staff, which
recognizes the investment that UPHS is making in their personal development. The Patient Accounting Department now  offers a reward
for passing the exam, paid out annually each year on the individual’s certification anniversary for as long as they maintain their certification.”

Thomas McCormick, CRCE
University of Pennsylvania Health Systems

What is Compliance (CCT) certification?

Compliance certification is an online proctored exam that thoroughly tests competencies in healthcare compliance for all staff involved in the processing of patient accounts.  It is intended to meet the annual employee compliance training requirements and to support individuals with professional compliance responsibilities in both institutional (hospital, health system) and professional (physician, clinic) settings.



Recertification Form 2015 CRCE Brochure (PDF)

 


Certified Revenue Cycle Executive (CRCE)
Exam Registration
Register Online
Printable CRCE Application
Order Study Materials Online
Study Guide
Webinar CD's
Practice Exam
Printable Study Materials Form
Study Guide
Webinar CD's

Practice Exam

Study Material Updates (Free download for those who have older versions of the CRCE Manual)

2015 CRCE Study Manual Updates


Intended Audience

This exam is intended for all senior/executive leaders in the revenue cycle industry, to help equip you for strategic management of the business. This certification possesses the highest level of difficulty combining content knowledge of the business with critical thinking and communication skills.

The Executive Revenue Cycle Certification demonstrates a high level of achievement and distinguishes you as a leader and role model in the revenue cycle industry. The certification validates your proficiency and commitment to your profession and can play an integral role in your career strategy. In many instances certification may help you secure the promotion or the job you desire.

In the healthcare revenue cycle industry, the Executive Revenue Cycle Certification is comparable to earning a CPA or passing the bar exam. Both designate mastery of the art of revenue cycle management, the CRCE-I for those who work in an institutional  (hospital, health system) setting, and the CRCE-P for those in a professional (clinic, physician) setting.


Exam Overview

The Executive Certification is a comprehensive online, proctored, eight (8) hour exam covering focused revenue cycle subject matter that includes patient access, billing, credit/collections and revenue cycle management. The exam is comprised of multiple-choice, true/false, fill in the blank, short answer, essay and quantitative questions. AAHAM offers two types of Executive certification; one focused on the revenue cycle within an institutional (hospital, health system) setting and the other focused on the revenue cycle in a professional (physician, clinic) setting.


Eligibility

CRCE-I/CRCE-P exams are available to National AAHAM members, in good standing. The applicant must have a minimum of four (4) years of experience in a healthcare related field. A two (2) year associate degree or a degree from an accredited university or college can be substituted for two (2) years of experience. When using an educational waiver for experience, a transcript copy must accompany the application.

CRCE-I/CRCE-P Sections

Sections included in the CRCE exams include:

   
CRCE-I Sections
  CRCE-P Sections 
   
1. Patient Access
  1. Front Desk
   
2. Billing
  2. Billing
   
3. Credit/Collections
  3. Credit/Collections
   
4. Revenue Cycle Management
  4. Revenue Cycle Management


Exam Format

The exam is comprised of four (4) sections that contain multiple-choice, true/false, fill in the blank, short answer, essay and quantitative questions. Examinees must initially sit for all four (4) sections of the exam. Each section is graded separately, and each of the four (4) sections must be passed with a score of 70% or greater in order to earn the certification designation. If one (1) or two (2) sections are failed, a retake of those sections is permitted. If three (3) or more sections are failed, a retake of the entire exam is required.

Dual Certification

Individuals who currently hold the CRCE-I or CRCE-P certification designation may take a three (3) section exam to obtain dual Certification. All sections of the dual CRCE-I/CRCE-P exam must be successfully passed (70% correct) to earn a dual certification. If two (2) of the three (3) sections are successfully passed, the remaining section can be retaken. If less than two (2) sections are passed, the entire exam must be retaken.

Exam Retakes

Exams for failed sections must be retaken within eighteen (18) months of the initial exam date.

Exam Refunds and Postponements

CRCE-I/CRCE-P application fees are non-refundable and are non-transferable. A one-time postponement is allowed if extenuating circumstances prevent an individual from sitting for a scheduled exam. To request a postponement, the examinee must provide written notice to the AAHAM National Office by the specified postponement deadline, which is included with the exam confirmation. Postponements are only allowed once and can only be transferred to the next exam cycle.

Grading

Written notification of test results will be forwarded to examinees no later than ninety (90) days from the date the exam was taken. The time required is a result of the rigorous and thorough hands-on grading process.

Exam Frequency

The exams are held four (4) times a year; February, May, August and November.

Exam Preparation

AAHAM certification examinations require comprehensive working knowledge of patient account management, financial operations, information systems, governmental regulations and policies that govern revenue cycle procedures. However, hands-on experience is not sufficient; candidates will need to enhance and refresh their knowledge through independent and group study programs. Participation in study opportunities provided by your local chapter and/or the national organization is highly recommended.

Study opportunities include:

  • A downloadable CRCE-I/CRCE-P study outline included in the CRCE exam fee. The study outline can also be purchased separately.
  • A comprehensive CRCE-I/CRCE-P Exam Study Manual is available for purchase. The manual is designed to assist you in studying for the CRCE certification as chapters correspond to each section of the exams, with material targeted and geared toward exam questions. It features knowledge checks (practice questions) to help gauge your progress.

  • In-depth training webinars available on CD cover each section of the exam. See the link above to access the order form.
  • Online practice exams are offered to assist in identifying your strengths and weaknesses to help focus your study efforts. See the link above to access the order form.
  • Training and coaching opportunities are offered by local AAHAM chapters. For more information see the link above to locate the contact information for the Chapter Certification Chair in your local area.



Certified Revenue Cycle Professional (CRCP)

Intended Audience
 

Exam Registration

Order Study Materials Online

Printable Study Materials Form

Study Material Updates (Free download for those that have older versions of the CRCP Manual)

2015 CRCP Manual Updates
 
 


This exam is intended for all supervisors and managers in the revenue cycle industry, to help equip you to effectively manage key aspects of the revenue cycle. This certification requires in-depth knowledge functional areas including registration (front desk), billing, credit & collections and revenue cycle management.

The Professional Revenue Cycle Certification validates the knowledge and skills possessed by a competent mid-level revenue cycle supervisor or manager. This certification is for the individual who desires confirmation and recognition of their expertise and/or for those who aspire to the executive level certification.

Although Professional Certification is not a pre-requisite for Executive level certification, it is designed as a rung on the AAHAM certification ladder to Executive certification for those interested in pursuing the next level in their career path.



Exam Overview

The Professional Certification is a comprehensive online, proctored, four (4) hour exam designed for supervisors and managers that covers revenue cycle subject matter including patient access, billing, credit/collections and revenue cycle management. The exam is comprised of true/false and multiple-choice questions. AAHAM offers two types of Professional certification; one focused on the revenue cycle within an institutional (hospital, health system) setting and the other focused on the revenue cycle in a professional (physician, clinic) setting.


Eligibility

CRCP-I/CRCP-P exams are available to National AAHAM members, in good standing. The applicant must have a minimum of two (2) years of experience in a healthcare related field. A two (2) year associate degree or a degree from an accredited university or college can be substituted for the two (2) years of experience. When using an educational waiver for experience, a transcript copy must accompany the application.


CRCP-I/CRCP-P Sections

Sections included in the CRCP exams include:

   
CRCP-I Sections     
CRCP-P Sections
   
1. Patient Access    
1. Front Desk
   
2. Billing    
2. Billing
   
3. Credit/Collections    
3. Credit/Collections
   
4. Revenue Cycle Management    
4. Revenue Cycle Management

 

Exam Format

The exam is comprised of four (4) sections that contain multiple-choice and true/false questions. Examinees must initially sit for all four (4) sections of the exam. Each section is graded separately, and each of the four (4) sections must be passed with a score of 70% or greater in order to earn the certification designation. If one (1) or two (2) sections are failed, a retake of those sections is permitted. If three (3) or more sections are failed, a retake of the entire exam is required.


Dual Certification

Individuals who currently hold the CRCP-I or CRCP-P certification designation may take a three (3) section exam to obtain dual Certification. All sections of the dual CRCP-I/CRCP-P exam must be successfully passed (70% correct) to earn a dual certification. If two (2) of the three (3) sections are successfully passed, the remaining section can be retaken. If less than two (2) sections are passed, the entire exam must be retaken.


Exam Retakes

Exams for failed sections must be retaken within twelve (12) months of the initial exam date.

Exam Refunds and Postponements

CRCP-I/CRCP-P application fees are non-refundable and are non-transferable. No postponements are allowed.

Grading

Grading is immediate upon completion of the exam. Results will be provided online.

Exam Frequency

The exams are held four (4) times a year; February, May, August and November.


Exam Preparation

AAHAM certification examinations require comprehensive working knowledge of patient account management, governmental regulations and policies that govern revenue cycle procedures. However, hands-on experience is not sufficient; candidates will need to enhance and refresh their knowledge through independent and group study programs. Participation in study opportunities provided by your local chapter and/or the national organization is highly recommended.

Study opportunities include:

  • A downloadable CRCP-I/CRCP-P study outline included in the CRCP exam fee. The study outline can also be purchased separately.
  • A comprehensive CRCP-I/CRCP-P Exam Study Manual is available for purchase. The manual is designed to assist you in studying for the CRCP certification as chapters correspond to each section of the exams, with material targeted and geared toward exam questions. It features knowledge checks (practice questions) to help gauge your progress.
  • Training and coaching opportunities are offered by local AAHAM chapters. For more information see the link above to locate the contact information for the Chapter Certification Chair in your local area.

Recertification

Click Here to see detailed information on recertification reporting and requirements

Any questions regarding this change to your CRCP certification can be directed to Amanda Leibert or Maria LeDoux at the National office:

Amanda Leibert:  amanda@aaham.org
Maria LeDoux:  maria@aaham.org

FAQs Exam Calendar Certification Chair Directory 2015 CRIP Brochure CRIP Webinar

 


Certified Revenue Integrity Professional (CRIP)

Intended Audience
 

Exam Registration

Order Study Materials Online

 
 

The Certified Revenue Integrity Professional (CRIP) exam is intended for anyone in the revenue cycle industry to help ensure that facilities effectively manage their charge master, and bill and document appropriately for all services rendered to a patient. This certification requires an in-depth, working knowledge of various revenue cycle areas and proper skill sets needed to increase revenue and reimbursement for facilities. It also ensures that proper charging takes place to maintain compliance within the insurance payer programs.

Exam Overview

The CRIP is a four hour online proctored exam that measures basic competencies in healthcare compliance.

CRIP Exam Focus Areas

1. Overall Review of Charge Capture
2. Ancillary Services
3. Surgical Services and Procedures
4. Recurring Outpatients and Clinical Services

Exam Format


The exam is comprised of four (4) sections that contain multiple-choice and true/false questions. Examinees must initially sit for all four (4) sections of the exam. Each section is graded separately, and each of the four (4) sections must be passed with a score of 70% or greater in order to earn the certification designation. If one (1) or two (2) sections are failed, a retake of those sections is permitted. If three (3) or more sections are failed, a retake of the entire exam is required.

Exam Retakes

Failed exams can be retaken as soon as the next exam cycle but must be retaken within twelve (12) months of the initial exam date.

Exam Refunds and Postponements

CRIP applications are non-refundable, and non-transferable. There are no postponements allowed.

Eligibility

The CRIP exam is only available to national AAHAM members, in good standing.

Exam Frequency/Schedule

The exams are held four times a year; February, May, August and November.

Exam Preparation

AAHAM certification examinations require hands on working knowledge of patient account management as it relates to national governmental regulations and policies that govern revenue cycle registration, billing and collection procedures. Working experience is not sufficient; candidates will need to enhance and refresh their knowledge through independent and group study programs. Participation in study opportunities provided by your local chapter and/or the national organization is highly recommended.

Study opportunities include:

  • A downloadable CRIP study outline included in the CRIP exam fee.
  • A comprehensive CRIP Exam Study Manual is available for purchase. The manual is designed to assist you in studying for the CRIP certification as chapters correspond to each section of the exams, with material targeted and geared toward exam questions. It features knowledge checks (practice questions) to help gauge your progress.
  • Training and coaching opportunities are offered by local AAHAM chapters. For more information see the link above to locate the contact information for the Chapter Certification Chair in your local area.

Recertification

Click Here to see detailed information on recertification reporting and requirements

Any questions regarding this change to your CRIP certification can be directed to Amanda Leibert or Maria LeDoux at the National office:

Amanda Leibert:  amanda@aaham.org
Maria LeDoux:  maria@aaham.org

 




Certified Revenue Cycle Specialist (CRCS)  
 
Exam Registration

Order Study Materials Online

Printable Study Materials Form

Study Material Updates (Free download for those that have older versions of the CRCS Manual)

2015 CRCS Manual Updates
 

Intended Audience


This exam is intended for revenue cycle staff with responsibilities in patient access, billing, account resolution, denial management, collections, cash posting, customer service, and self-pay collections. The exam focuses on knowledge required in revenue cycle functional areas including registration (front desk), billing, and credit & collections.

Although Specialist Certification is not a pre-requisite for Professional level certification, it is designed as a rung on the AAHAM certification ladder to the Professional certification for those interested in pursuing the next level in their career path.


Exam Overview

The CRCS-I/CRCS-P is a two (2) hour, online, proctored exam that requires working knowledge within focused areas of the revenue cycle, including relevant regulations and acronyms, and are comprised of three multiple-choice sections. AAHAM offers two types of Specialist Certification; one focused on the revenue cycle within an institutional (hospital, health system) environment, and the other focused on the revenue cycle in a professional (physician, clinic) environment.


Eligibility

The CRCS-I/CRCS-P exam is available to individuals involved in the management of healthcare patient accounts. Membership in AAHAM is not a requirement, although it is encouraged. One-year employment in the healthcare revenue cycle is recommended to successfully complete the exam.


CRCS-I/CRCS-P Sections

Sections included in the exams include:

 

   
CRCS-I Sections
  
CRCS-P Sections 
   
1. Patient Access
  
1. Front Desk
   
2. Billing
  
2. Billing
   
3. Credit & Collections
  
3. Credit & Collections

Exam Format

Examinees must initially sit for all three (3) sections, which contain questions in a multiple choice format. Each section of the CRCS exam is graded separately and all three (3) sections must be passed with a score of 70% or greater in order to earn the CRCS certification. If only one (1) section is failed, a retake of that section is permitted. If more than one (1) section is failed, a retake of the full exam is required.


Dual Certification

Individuals who currently hold a CRCS-I or CRCS-P certification designation may take an eighty (80) minute exam to obtain dual certification. Both sections of the dual CRCS-I/CRCS-P examination must be successfully passed (70% correct) to earn a dual designation. If both sections are not passed successfully, a retake of both sections must be completed. Upon successful completion, all designees receive a certificate.

Exam Retakes

Exams for failed sections must be retaken within twelve (12) months of the initial exam date.

Exam Refunds and Postponements

CRCS-I/CRCS-P applications are non-refundable, and non-transferable. No postponements are allowed.

Grading

Grading is immediate upon completion of the exam. Results will be provided online.

Exam Frequency

The exams are held four (4) times a year; February, May, August and November.

Exam Preparation

AAHAM certification examinations require hands on working knowledge of patient account management as it relates to national governmental regulations and policies that govern revenue cycle registration, billing and collection procedures. Working experience is not sufficient; candidates will need to enhance and refresh their knowledge through independent and group study programs. Participation in study opportunities provided by your local chapter and/or the national organization is highly recommended.

Study opportunities include:


  • A downloadable CRCS-I/CRCS-P study outline included in the CRCS exam fee.
  • A comprehensive CRCS-I/CRCS-P Exam Study Manual is available for purchase. The manual is designed to assist you in studying for the CRCS certification as chapters correspond to each section of the exams, with material targeted and geared toward exam questions. It features knowledge checks (practice questions) to help gauge your progress.
  • Training and coaching opportunities are offered by local AAHAM chapters. For more information see the link above to locate the contact information for the Chapter Certification Chair in your local area.

Re-Certification

To retain the CRCS-I or CRCS-P certification designation, two (2)options are available:

  • Option One - Retake and pass the entire exam every three years.
  • Option Two - Join as a national member within the year you become certified and earn continuing education units (CEUs). Members must be in good standing by January 31 of each year and earn and report thirty hours of CEUs within the three calendar years following certification. Fifteen of the CEUs must be obtained from attendance at AAHAM related educational programs. If membership and CEUs are not maintained, the designation will be revoked and can no longer be used.

Click Here to see detailed information on recertification reporting and requirements

Any questions regarding this change to your CRCS certification can be directed to Amanda Leibert or Maria LeDoux at the National office:

Amanda Leibert:  amanda@aaham.org
Maria LeDoux:  maria@aaham.org


Certified Compliance Technician (CCT)  

Intended Audience

 

Exam Registration

Order Study Materials Online

Printable Study Materials Form

        Study Manual
 
   


This exam is intended for all revenue cycle staff who must meet employers’ annual compliance training requirements. In today’s healthcare environment, compliance is of the utmost importance. Regardless of what role you have in the revenue cycle, understanding compliance is a necessity.

The compliance exam covers such topics as Fraud and Abuse, the U.S. Sentencing Guidelines, HIPAA, Administrative Sanctions, and RACs. You can use your CCT Certification towards satisfying Centers for Medicare & Medicaid (CMS), The Joint Commission (TJC) and Det Norske Veritas (DNV) Requirements

Exam Overview

The CCT is a ninety (90) minute online proctored exam that measures basic competencies in healthcare compliance.

CCT Exam Focus Areas

    1. The seven elements of a healthcare compliance plan
    2. Agencies that oversee healthcare compliance
    3. Knowledge of the Office of Inspector General compliance recommendations
    4. Non-compliance penalties

Exam Format

Examinees sit the online exam that covers all four (4) focus areas. Grading is immediate upon completion of the exam. All areas of the CCT exam are graded together and the exam must be passed with a score of 70% or greater in order to earn the designation. If the score is less than 70%, a retake of the full exam is required.

Exam Retakes

Failed exams can be retaken as soon as the next exam cycle but must be retaken within twelve (12) months of the initial exam date.

Exam Refunds and Postponements

CCT applications are non-refundable, and non-transferable. There are no postponements allowed.

Eligibility

The CCT exam is available to anyone involved in the management of patient accounts which involve government payers and compliance. AAHAM membership is not required, although it is encouraged, one year of compliance experience is recommended.

Exam Frequency/Schedule

The exams are held four times a year; February, May, August and November.

Exam Preparation

AAHAM certification examinations require hands on working knowledge of patient account management as it relates to national governmental regulations and policies that govern revenue cycle registration, billing and collection procedures. Working experience is not sufficient; candidates will need to enhance and refresh their knowledge through independent and group study programs. Participation in study opportunities provided by your local chapter and/or the national organization is highly recommended.

Study opportunities include:

  • A downloadable CCT study outline included in the CCT exam fee.
  • A comprehensive CCT Exam Study Manual is available for purchase. The manual is designed to assist you in studying for the CCT certification as chapters correspond to each section of the exams, with material targeted and geared toward exam questions. It features knowledge checks (practice questions) to help gauge your progress.
  • Training and coaching opportunities are offered by local AAHAM chapters. For more information see the link above to locate the contact information for the Chapter Certification Chair in your local area.

Re-Certification

To retain the CCT certification designation, two (2)options are available:

  • Option One - Retake and pass the entire exam every three years.
  • Option Two - Join as a national member within the year you become certified and earn continuing education units (CEUs). Members must be in good standing by January 31 of each year and earn and report thirty hours of CEUs within the three calendar years following certification. Fifteen of the CEUs must be obtained from attendance at AAHAM related educational programs. If membership and CEUs are not maintained, the designation will be revoked and can no longer be used.

If you are certified; CCT and CRCE/CRCP/CRCS;   The CEUs you submit for those certifications may also be used toward your CCT CEUs.

Click Here to see detailed information on recertification reporting and requirements

Any questions regarding this change to your CCT certification can be directed to Amanda Leibert or Maria LeDoux at the National office:

Amanda Leibert:  amanda@aaham.org
Maria LeDoux:  maria@aaham.org


AAHAM would like to acknowledge and congratulate the newly certified individuals who successfully completed the certification exams during the past year. Each certified individual provides expertise and commitment to the health care revenue cycle industry through the work they do. Please join us in recognizing their accomplishments.


You can also Click here to view detailed statistics on the AAHAM Certification examinations


Certified Revenue Cycle Executive (CRCE)

May 2014

August 2014

November 2014

February 2015

Certified Revenue Cycle Professional (CRCP)

May 2014

August 2014

November 2014

February 2015

Certified Revenue Integrity Professional (CRIP) – NEW!

February 2015

Certified Revenue Cycle Specialist (CRCS) and CCT

May 2014

August 2014

November 2014

February 2015

 

Contact Us:

 

Certification Director

Maria LeDoux
(703)281-4043 x 201
maria@aaham.org

 

 

 

 

 

Specialist Certification/CEU Manager

Amanda Leibert
(703)281-4043 x 211
amanda@aaham.org

 

 

 

 

AAHAM Certification Exams Online Launch Site:
(this is for both professional & technical exams)

AAHAM Testing Site

Requirements for Online Testing

Exam Schedule


2015 Certification Calendar

December 1, 2014
Registration deadline for February 2015 Exam Period

February 9‐20, 2015
All certification exams period

March 2, 2015
Registration deadline for May 2015 Exam Period

May 11‐22, 2015
All certification exams period

June 1, 2015
Registration deadline for August 2015 Exam Period

August 10‐21, 2015
All certification exams period

September 1, 2015
Registration deadline for November 2015 Exam Period

November 9‐20, 2015
All certification exams period

December 1, 2015
Registration deadline for February 2016 Exam Period