HITCM-PP

Health Information Technology
Certified Manager for Physician Practice

PAHCOM recognized the increasing need for a program that would provide recognition to individual office managers with knowledge, skills, and experience necessary to successfully manage the Health Information Technology inherent in today's dynamic medical practices.  As a result, the Health Information Technology Certified Manager for Physician Practice (HITCM-PP) Program was established. 

QUALIFICATIONS

12 Post-secondary Education Credits Minimum

  • Related to Healthcare Administration or Management
  • Each year experience above the 2-year minimum reduces the education requirement by 1 year

Education

2 Years Minimum

  • Healthcare
  • In support of patient care

Experience

EXAM

200 Multiple Choice Questions
3 Hours
Proctored at a Test Center

ABOUT

3 Month Testing Period

from Date Paid

ELIGIBILITY

$770 Nonmembers
$385 Member | 50% discount
$200 No-show Fee

RATES

FOUR DOMAINS OF HEALTH INFORMATION TECHNOLOGY

1

HIT Systems Environment

2

HIT Project Management

3

HIT Aspects of Patient-Centered Care

4

HIT Privacy and Security

CERTIFICATION PROCESS

Follow these steps to certify!

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PREPARATION

Manuals

Contain information relevant to Healthcare Management

Events on the Education Calendar approved for CEUs

Education Events

Candidate Handbook

A valuable resource for candidates and managers

Online events geared toward review of the Nine Domains

Webinars

Sample Q&A

Sample CMM questions and answers

Connect with other members in the industry

Members

Locate a chapter.offering study groups or mentors

Chapters

Journal

Bimonthly magazine full of relevant industry information

TESTING SERVICE

Arrive at the testing center at least 30 minutes before the test is scheduled to begin.

Arrival

All examination centers are equipped to provide access in accordance with the Americans with Disabilities Act (ADA) of 1990, and every reasonable accommodation will be made in meeting a candidate’s needs.

Accomodations

In most cases, candidates receive an unofficial score report immediately after the test is completed.  An official score report will be sent to candidates within two weeks of testing. 

Score

Nationwide test center locations for your convenience.  Location set at scheduling. 

Professional Testing Corporation (PTC) will provide a Scheduling Authorization Form via email.   The form will have instructions for online scheduling and other important testing information.

Schedule

Current Driver’s License, Passport or U.S. Military ID required at the Test Center. 

Requirement

Academic Credentialing Program | ACP

Professional certification eligibility through approved academic programs.

CONGRATULATIONS!

Congratulations on taking this important step in your professional development and becoming certified. We are confident your career will soar!

Certificate

Valid for active HITCM-PPs.
Replacements available in the Store.

Congratulations Package

New HITCM-PPs are sent a package with Certificate, Letter, Press Release and more!

Practice Recognition

Practices managed by HITCM-PPs are recognized and promoted.

Names of the 10 most recent HITCM-PPs appear on the PAHCOM Congratulations page.

All active HITCM-PPs appear on the PAHCOM Website.

Safety, security and compliance are issues of paramount importance to medical offices.  Many practices take steps to ensure they stay compliant with the latest rules, regulations and laws including the employment of managers who are the best the industry has to offer... HITCM-PPs!  Health Information Technology Certified Manager for Physician Practice (HITCM-PP) Certification is nationally recognized as the standard of excellence in physician office management. HITCM-PPs demonstrate they have (and maintain) the knowledge, skills, and experience necessary to successfully manage today's dynamic medical practices.  Practices which recognize the value of HITCM-PPs in lead roles help safeguard the needs of both the practice and the patients. 

Contact PAHCOM for current
HITCM-PP Managed Practices.

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