CERTIFICATIONS

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Courses with Option to Certify Online

Auditing

Auditing for Compliance

Train with Option to Certify Online as a Healthcare Auditor

Earn your CHA (Certified Healthcare Auditor) credential online. No classes to attend.  Course materials are on-demand and available to you for 6 months. Experienced compliance officers and coding/billing auditors complete this training in 2-3 months.  If you need more than 6 months you can purchase a course extension for a small fee.  There is additional time after course completion to certify.  

Tuition

Non-Members Pay $1,250

AIHC Members Pay $895

Conducting Internal Investigations

Train with Option to Certify Online as an Internal Forensic Auditor

Earn your CIFHA (Certified Internal Forensic Healthcare Auditor) credential online.  No classes to attend. Course materials are on-demand and available to you for 6 months.  Those experienced in compliance and auditing complete this training in 2-3 months.  If you need more than 6 months you can purchase a course extension for a small fee.  There is additional time after course completion to certify.

Tuition

Non-Members Pay $1,250

AIHC Members Pay $895

Clinical Documentation for Medical Offices

Clinical Documentation Improvement

Train & Certify Online as a Medical Documentation Improvement Professional for the Medical Office Setting

Earn your CMDP (Certified Medical Documentation Professional) credential online.  No classes to attend. Course materials are on-demand and available to you for 3 months.  Most experienced Healthcare Administrators, Office Nurses, coders, professional auditors, and other individuals tasked with the responsibility of improving documentation standards for Medical Practices complete this training in 6-8 weeks.  If you need more time you can purchase extensions.  There is additional time after course completion to certify.  Certification Exams are 3 hours, 100 questions and scheduled with a professional Proctor.

Tuition

Non-Members Pay $695

AIHC Members Pay $595

Clinical Documentation Improvement - Exam Only

Certify as a Medical Documentation Improvement Professional for the Medical Office Setting

Eligibility Requirements

In order to be eligible for the Clinical Documentation Improvement Exam Only Option, a candidate is currently an experienced Healthcare Administrator, Office Nurse, coder, professional audit or other individual tasked with the responsibility of improving documentation standards for Medical Practices.

Exam Domains

There are three (3) Domains:

  • Medical Abbreviations, Terminology and Acronyms
  • Documentation for Encounters, Evaluation & Management
  • Documentation Compliance, Rules & Regulations

Exam Fee:

Non-Members Pay: $425

AIHC Members Pay: $395

Computerized Physician Order Entry

Computerized Physician Order Entry

Train & Certify Online as a Provider Order Entry Professional

Online Training and Certification for Unlicensed Medical Assistants in the Clinic or Outpatient Medical Office Setting


Earn your CPOEP (Certified Provider Order Entry Professional) credential online.  No classes to attend.  Course materials are on-demand and available to you for 3 months.  Most experienced medical assistant complete this training in 6-8 weeks.  You have additional time after course completion to certify.  Certification Exams are 3 hours, 100 questions and scheduled with a professional Proctor.

  • The Certified Provider Order Entry Professional (CPOEP) credential is designed for individuals who perform assistive services at their practice and have sufficient knowledge, experience, and training to properly handle any alerts that may appear when entering orders into the CPOE system.  To qualify to take the CPOEP Certification Exam, your staff members should have several years of experience as a medical assistant entering orders.

$425 Course Tuition Includes

  • Access to a Qualified Online Instructor If and When You Need Help: Available by request only.
  • Training Materials and Access to the Online Training Page.
  • Quizzes and Downloadable Information: Accessed through the online training page.
  • Order Entry for Diagnostic Tests eBook.
  • Essentials of Pharmacology for Health Professions: Ordered by the AIHC Office and shipped to you.
  • AIHC Membership for One (1) Year: This is available for first-time members only.
  • Mock Exam: This mock exam is one exam total that covers all four of the certification exam domains.
  • Two (2) Certification Exam Attempts, Provided the Exam is Taken Within Three (3) Months of Completing the Course: This includes one initial exam attempt and one exam retake.

Computerized Physician Order Entry - Exam Only

Certify as a Provider Order Entry Professional

Certification for Unlicensed Medical Assistants in the Clinic or Outpatient Medical Office Setting

  • The Certified Provider Order Entry Professional (CPOEP) credential is designed for individuals who perform assistive services at their practice and have sufficient knowledge, experience, and training to properly handle any alerts that may appear when entering orders into the CPOE system.  To qualify to take the CPOEP Certification Exam, your staff members should have several years of experience as a medical assistant entering orders.

$225 Exam Registration Includes

  • AIHC Membership for Three (3) Months.
  • Four (4) Practice Exams: These practice exams reflect the certification exam and will help prepare individuals experienced in all specialties to pass the certification exam. Each practice exam covers a domain of the certification exam (exam domains are listed below).
  • Two (2) Certification Exam Attempts: This exam is taken online and scheduled with an AIHC proctor.  You will know immediately if you have passed (scoring at least 80%) or failed the exam.  If you score less than 80%, you have the opportunity to schedule a second attempt within your three (3) month deadline.

Exam Domains

  • Domain 1: Laboratory Services
  • Domain 2: Radiology and Other Diagnostic Tests
  • Domain 3: Pharmacology
  • Domain 4: Acronyms and Abbreviations

Corporate Compliance

Corporate Compliance

Train with Option to Certify Online
Earn your OHCC (Officer of Healthcare Compliance, Certified) credential online.  No classes to attend.  Course materials are on-demand and available to you for 3 months.  Those experienced in health care compliance and or auditing for compliance typically complete this training in 6-8 weeks.  If you need more time you can purchase extensions.  There is additional time after course completion to certify. Certification Exams are 3 hours, 100 questions and scheduled with a professional Proctor.

Tuition

Non-Members Pay $695

AIHC Members Pay $595

Corporate Compliance - Exam Only

Certify Online
Eligibility Requirements

In order to be eligible for the Exam Only Option, a candidate should be an experienced health care consultant, C-Suite Executive or Board Member of a health care organization, Practice Administrator, Office Manager or a Compliance Officer.

Exam Domains

There are four (4) Domains:

  • Compliance Terms, Abbreviations, Acronyms and Definitions
  • Basics of Risk Management and Compliance
  • HIPAA, Safety, EMTALA and Compliance to Applicable Rules & Regulations
  • Knowledge of the OIG Compliance Guidances

Exam Fee:

Non-Members Pay: $425

AIHC Members Pay: $395

Corporate Compliance Camp

Tampa, Florida April 15-16, 2021

(There is no fall 2020 camp due to COVDI-19)

Train at Camp, Option to Certify Online Remote after Camp

Earn 18 NASBA CPEs, 18 AHIMA & AIHC CEUs by attending this 2-day Live Training Event. This training camp is designed to train providers and health care professionals responsible for Corporate Compliance in a health care organization and those providing advice to health care organizations, such as Consultants, Medical Billing Companies and law firms. Speakers are: Dr. Lilian Alevato, MD, CHA, OHCC, FAACM, PCMH-CCE and Joanne Byron, BS, LPN, CCA, CHA, CHCM, CHCO, CMDP, ICDCT-CM/PCS, OHCC.

Deadline to Register is March 31, 2021


Tuition:

Non-Members Pay $825

AIHC Members Pay $695

HIPAA Compliance

HIPAA Compliance

Train & Certify Online as a HIPAA Compliance Officer

Earn your CHCO (Certified HIPAA Compliance Officer) credential online.  No classes to attend.  Course materials are on-demand and available to you for 3 months.  Most experienced HIPAA Privacy or Security Officers, IT Consultants, Practice Administrators, Office Managers, Compliance Officers Executives, and Administrators involved in developing and enforcing confidentiality, privacy and security as a Covered Entity or Business Associate complete this training in 6-8 weeks.  If you need more time you can purchase extensions.  There is additional time after course completion to certify.  Certification Exams are 3 hours, 100 questions and scheduled with a professional Proctor.

Tuition

Non-Members Pay $695 

AIHC Members Pay $595  

HIPAA Compliance - Exam Only

Certify as a HIPAA Compliance Officer
Eligibility Requirements

In order to be eligible for the HIPAA Privacy & Security Officer Exam Only Option, a candidate currently be an experienced HIPAA Privacy or Security Officer, IT Consultant, Practice Administrator, Office Manager, Compliance Officer or Healthcare Executive involved in developing and enforcing confidentiality, privacy and security as a Covered Entity or Business Associate.

Exam Domains

There are three (3) Domains:

  • Acronyms and Terms
  • Privacy Rules
  • Security Rules and Management of Risk

Exam Fee:

Non-Members Pay: $425

AIHC Members Pay: $395

HIPAA Compliance Camp

Las Vegas, Nevada April 28-29, 2021

(There is no fall 2020 camp due to COVDI-19)

Train at Camp, Option to Certify Online Remote after Camp

Earn 18 NASBA CPEs, 18 AHIMA & AIHC CEUs by attending this 2-day Live Training Event. This training camp is designed to train providers and health care professionals responsible for HITECH, privacy and security in a health care facility. Speakers are: J. David Sims, CHITSP, CHMSP Security Expert & Managing Partner Security First IT and co-hosts the popular weekly podcast Help Me With HIPAA and Joanne Byron, BS, LPN, CCA, CHA, CHCM, CHCO, CMDP, ICDCT-CM/PCS, OHCC

 

Deadline to Register is April 1, 2021

Tuition: 

Non-Members Pay $825

AIHC Members Pay $695

ICD-10-CM Training

ICD-10-CM Train-the-Trainer

Mastering ICD-10-CM as a Trainer & Certify Online

Earn your ICDCT-CM (ICD-10-CM Certified Trainer) credential online.  No classes to attend.  Course materials are on-demand and available to you for 3 months. Those experienced in medical terminology, etiology of disease with a coding certification typically complete this training in 6-8 weeks.  If you need more time you can purchase extensions.  There is additional time after course completion to certify.  Certification Exams are 3 hours, 100 questions and scheduled with a professional Proctor.

Tuition

Non-Members Pay $695

AIHC Members Pay $595

ICD-10-CM Train-the-Trainer - Exam Only

Certify as an ICD-10-CM Trainer

Eligibility Requirements

In order to be eligible for the Exam Only Option, a candidate is currently a medical coder with at least 5 years of diagnosis coding experience, expertise in medical terminology and etiology of disease


Exam Domains

There are three (3) Domains:

  • How to Teach Others
  • Diagnosis Coding Skills, Sequencing Guidelines
  • Understanding the Official Coding Guidelines

Exam Fee:

Non-Members Pay: $425

AIHC Members Pay: $395

Medicare Cost Report Specialist

Medicare Cost Report Camp

Nashville, Tennessee April 21-22, 2021

(There is no fall 2020 camp due to COVDI-19)

Train at Camp, Option to Certify Online Remote after Camp

Earn 12 NASBA CPEs, 12 AHIMA CEUs and 18 AIHC CEUs by attending the Nashville April 21-22, 2021 Live Training Event. This 2-day training is for those with a basic knowledge of the preparation of Medicare cost reports, with some experience either gathering information for cost reports or actively preparing cost reports for an institutional healthcare organization.  Speakers are: Scott Mertie, CHFP, FHFMA, CMPE, CCRS, CHCO, CIFHA and Katie Reid, CPA, CHFP, CCRS, CHCO with KraftCPA.


Deadline to Register is March 26, 2021.

Tuition: 

Non-Members Pay $825

AIHC Members Pay $695

Medicare Cost Report - Exam Only

Certify Online 

Eligibility Requirements

In order to be eligible for the Exam Only Option, a candidate should have basic knowledge of the preparation of Medicare cost reports, with some experience either gathering information for cost reports or actively preparing cost reports for an institutional healthcare organization.

Exam Domains

  • There are five (5) Domains:
  • Allowable Bad Debt
  • eFiling Your Cost Report
  • Provider Statistical and Reimbursement System (PS&R)
  • Compliance and Cost Reporting
  • General Cost Report Concepts, Abbreviations, Acronyms and Terms

Exam Fee:

Non-Members Pay: $425

AIHC Members Pay: $395