Certified Specialist Physician Practice Management Recertification
The CSPPM recertification program is recommended for active, eligible, HFMA CSPPM certificants with an upcoming maintenance due date of May 31, 2020. Not sure when your CSPPM expiration date is? Sign in, click your profile image in the upper right corner, select My Development, and then click on the Certifications tab near the center of your page. You'll see your certifications along with their expiration date.
HFMA requires that eligible CSPPM certificants gain competence in the physician practice management arena by taking a short assessment every two years. This program provides healthcare organizations with a means to ensure that their staff has the body of knowledge necessary to meet their demands.
CSPPM recertification course outline:
- Encounter Processing
- Accounts Receivable: Collections, Policy, and Evaluation
- Budgeting and Benchmarking
- Integrated Health Systems and Managed Care
This online program includes the above recertification courses and a recertification assessment. The assessment has 50 multiple choice questions and you have 90 minutes to complete it in one sitting. The passing score is 70%. If you do not pass on the first attempt, there is a mandatory 30-day waiting period. Please keep this in mind, as the deadline to complete the recertification assessment (to maintain your certification) is May 31, 2020.
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