NCAHAM Certification


Certified Access Manager (CAM)


Credentialing Program

 

One of the most valuable and beneficial programs that NCAHAM offers is our state certification program. Obtaining the Certified Access Manager (CAM) certification is quite an achievement.  It requires extensive learning, follow-through, and hard work and also demonstrates to one’s employer the ability to acquire new knowledge and a true commitment to personal and organizational improvement.


History

In the fall of 1985, the NCAHAM Board agreed that a certification exam was needed to provide professional accreditation at the state level.  In June of 1986, the first Certified Access Manager (CAM) exam was administered at the annual convention in Winston-SalemNorth Carolina.  Today, the CAM is administered annually at the NCAHAM Annual Conference. 


Why Become Certified?

  • Demonstrates a commitment and dedication to a chosen career field
  • Recognition by subordinates, co-workers and senior management
  • Demonstrates expertise and understanding of general issues in healthcare
  • Educational
  • Some hospital offer a financial incentive for certified employees

 Cost of Exam

  • To sit for the CAM, the cost is $75.00 for members or $100 for non-members, payable prior to the exam. Our preferred method of registry and payment can be located under Events Tab of this website.

    If you would like more information of this exam, please contact our Certification Chairperson.

 About the Exam

  • Currently the exam is 50 questions,  plus 3 bonus questions
  • Sample questions are attached so you have a better understanding of the format and context.
  • In addition to the sample questions, candidates are responsible for finding access related information from other sources such as web sites, industry publications, etc.

 Are you ready to take the next step in your career? 

   Are you proactive in keeping yourself marketable in today’s workforce?


Become a 

Certified Access Manager

 

Here’s to taking the next step!!!




Certified Access Associate (CAA)

Credentialing Program

The CAM is open to Patient Access and Registration managers, and in 2015, the North Carolina Association of Healthcare Access Management (NCAHAM) recognized the need to provide a similar professional credentialing opportunity for the front lines of Patient Access and Physician Practices. 

Now, NCAHAM is proud to announce this new credential in our state certification program, the Certified Access Associate (CAA).  The CAA is a certification exam offered to front line staff of Patient Access and Physician Practices. Obtaining the CAA certification is quite an achievement, and like the CAM, it requires extensive learning, follow-through, and hard work and also demonstrates the ability to acquire new knowledge and a true commitment to personal and organizational improvement. The CAA will be administered at various facilities throughout the state.  Dates and centralized locations will be based on those desiring to take the CAA. 

Why Become Certified?

  • Demonstrates a commitment and dedication to a chosen career field
  • Recognition by subordinates, co-workers and senior management
  • Demonstrates expertise and understanding of general issues in healthcare
  • Educational
  • Some hospitals offer a financial incentive for certified employees while others may consider this professional certification with evaluations. 

 Cost of Exam

  • To sit for the CAA, the cost is $50.00 for both members and non-members, payable prior to the exam. Our preferred method of registry and payment can be located under Events Tab of this website.

    If you would like more information of this exam, please contact our Certification Chairperson.

Are you ready to take the next step in your career? 

   Are you proactive in keeping yourself marketable in today’s workforce?


Become a 

Certified Access Associate


Here’s to taking the next step!!!



 

Related Documents
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CAA - Application

CAA - Application 2016.doc

To sit for the CAA, the cost is $50.00, payable prior to the exam. 

Online payment through our website can be located under Events Tab.  


To submit a manual application, please refer to the attachment for further details.

                   

Checks payable to:

NCAHAM

PO Box 7206

Mount Airy, NC 27030

 

CAA Recertification Form 2016

CAA Recertification Form 2016.doc

As a Certified Access Associate, 8 CEU units are required every 3 years to continue active CAM status along with a $10 re-certification fee.   Complete the attached form and submit with documentation of CEU units using the options below:

 

  1. (Preferred method)  Scan and email to:

pmora@capevervalley.com

 

 

  1. Mail to:



Cape Fear Valley Health

c/o Peter Morando, Manager Centralized Scheduling

NCAHAM Certification Chairperson

1638 Owen Drive

Fayetteville, NC 28304

Office (910) 615-6116


         

 

  1. Fax to:

ATTN: Peter Morando,

NCAHAM Certification Chairperson

(910) 615-7808

 

A $10.00 re-certification fee can be submitted either by mail or online payment through our website and can be located under Events Tab.  

Checks payable to:

NCAHAM

PO Box 7206

Mount Airy, NC 27030

 

CAA Study Guide

CAA Study Guide 2016.docx

About the Exam

  • Currently the exam is 60 questions.
  • Consisted of Multiple Choice, True/False, and Matching.


 

CAM - 2016 Application

CAM - Application 2016-4.doc

To sit for the CAM, the cost is $75.00 for members or $100 for non-members, payable prior to the exam.  Online payment through our website can be located under Events Tab.  


To submit a manual application, please refer to the attachment for further details.

                   

Checks payable to:

NCAHAM

PO Box 7206

Mount Airy, NC 27030

 

CAM - Re-certification Form 2016

CAM Recertification Form 2016.doc

As a Certified Access Manager, 16 CEU units are required every 3 years to continue active CAM status along with a $10 re-certification fee.   Complete the attached form and submit with documentation of CEU units using the options below:

 

  1. (Preferred method)  Scan and email to:

pmora@capevervalley.com

 

 

  1. Mail to:



Cape Fear Valley Health

c/o Peter Morando, Manager Centralized Scheduling

NCAHAM Certification Chairperson

1638 Owen Drive

Fayetteville, NC 28304

Office (910) 615-6116


         

 

  1. Fax to:

ATTN: Peter Morando,

NCAHAM Certification Chairperson

(910) 615-7808

 

A $10.00 re-certification fee can be submitted either by mail or online payment through our website and can be located under Events Tab.  

Checks payable to:

NCAHAM

PO Box 7206

Mount Airy, NC 27030

 

CAM Study Guide 2016

CAM Study Guide 2016.pdf


Test Sample Questions

  1. What coding system is used to code diagnoses?
    1. ICD-10 codes
    2. CPT codes
    3. Trauma codes
    4. Accident codes

 

  1. The entity charged with the enforcement of the HIPPAA regulations is:
    1. Office of Civil Rights
    2. Department of Health and Human Services
    3. Office of the Inspector General
    4. Joint commission on Accreditation of Healthcare Organizations

 

  1. Examples of Advanced Directives for patients include?
    1. HIPAA Acknowledgment
    2. Living Will
    3. Patient Bill of Rights
    4. All of the above