This nationally recognized HIPAA credential is an entry-level certification for those who are seeking HIPAA overview training on privacy and security rule. There is NO prerequisite for taking this certification course. This credential is recommended but not limited to:
- Covered entity general employees
- Healthcare professional
- Business associates general employees
- Medical students & Medical observers
- New hires in a healthcare organization
- Pharmaceutical sales representative
- Medical device sales representative
- Insurance broker
- Lab technicians
- Pharmacy staff
We also recommend that if you have any of the following credential, then consider taking this course.
- Family Nurse Practitioner, Registered Nurse, Master of Science in Nursing, ARNP and other Nurses
- Master of Public Health (MPH)
- Insurance agent
- Certified Professional Coder (CPC)
- Registered Healthcare Documentation Specialist (RHDS)
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CHPA Certificate Test:
You are tested after you complete the full online course. You need to pass the 12 questions test (6 questions per chapter) with 70% to receive the HIPAA certification of Certified HIPAA Privacy Associate (CHPA).
This test is for 20 minutes only. Ten minutes per chapter are allotted to answer six. Once you start the test you cannot stop it. This is time bound online test. You can take the test from anywhere and at any time. There is no need to schedule for the test. Once you start the test, you need to finish it in allotted time. If you need the timeline allotted per chapter then test will stop right there.
|Test Passing Grade||70%|
|Test Format||Multiple choice questions|
|Testing Center||Time bound online test can be taken from anywhere|
|Test Time||20 minutes (10 minutes per chapter) (2 chapters)|
|Retest Cost||$75 for each attempt (Consider buying the unlimited exam option at the time of registration $75. This is available only when you register for the course. It cannot be bought later on)|
|Certificate Validity||3 Years|
Once you pass your test you can print out your certification immediately but if you do fail you will have to pay $75 to retake CHPA test.
Retesting for CHPA test:
If you fail in the first attempt then you can take the second attempt without any waiting period. You will be testing the sections in which you failed only. After you complete the exam, the grade will be calculated based on the total score of all exams chapters.
Certificate valid for: 3 Years
Method of Training to get CHPA Certified
Training Options to pursue Certified HIPAA Privacy Associate (CHPA) Credentials:
- Online Anytime training – Certified HIPAA Privacy Associate (CHPA)
$99 (includes cost for Online Training and one attempt CHPA certification exam)
- Onsite HIPAA Training
Sample of CHPA Certificate