Certification

AAHAM certification options include:

The AAHAM Certified Revenue Cycle Executive 

The AAHAM Certified Revenue Cycle Professional 

The AAHAM Certified Revenue Integrity Professional 

The AAHAM Certified Revenue Cycle Specialist  

The AAHAM Certified Compliance Technician  

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 the AAHAM CRCE (Executive) 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 the AAHAM CRCP (Professional) 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 the AAHAM CRIP (Revenue Integrity Professional) 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 the AAHAM CRCS (Specialist) 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 the AAHAM CCT (Compliance) 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.

 Find out more about the Certification benefit and why earn an AAHAM certification?

2019 Certification Calendar

March 18-29, 2019
March 2019 Exam Period

April 17, 2019
Registration deadline for July 2019 Exam Period

July 8-19, 2019
July 2019 Exam Period

August 15, 2019
Registration deadline for November 2019 Exam Period

November 4-15, 2019
November 2019 Exam Period

December 19, 2019
Registration deadline for March 2020 Exam Period