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Executive Certification

AAHAM offers the following Professional Certification Exams in India through "The Chennai Chapter of AAHAM":

  • Certified Revenue Cycle Executive - I (CRCE-I)
  • Certified Revenue Cycle Executive - P (CRCE-P)


  • National AAHAM Member in good standing . The fee to become a National AAHAM member is $209. If you join between July 1st and August 31st, the dues are $160 for the rest of the current year. If you join between September 1st and December 31st, the fee is $250 for the rest of the current year and all of the following year
  • At least Four years’ healthcare experience

Difference between CRCE-I & CRCE-P

  • CRCE-I – For those who work in the Hospital side of administrative management
  • CRCE-P – For those who work in the Clinical/Physician side of administrative management

Dual Technical Examination

  • Examinee has to be a current CRCE-I or CRCE-P to take up this exam
  • Currently CRCE-I certified – Can apply for CRCE-P Dual
  • Currently CRCE-P certified – Can apply for CRCE-I Dual

Exam Content

  • A new study guide that provides an overview of the exam content is available from May 2010. The cost of the guide would be US $279 for National members & US $379 for non-members

  • Exam coaching kit available for members at US $249; for non-members at US $349

Exam Format

  • Online proctored environment
  • Four Sections (Dual Exam – 3 sections)
  • 8 Hour exam – 2 Hours per section
  • Has Objective as well as Subjective questions. Subjective questions (including essays) may make up to more than 50% of the exam
  • Pass % - 70% in EACH section

Exam Cost

  • CRCE-I & CRCE-P - US $299 per examinee for full exam
  • Section Retake - US $50 per examinee
  • Dual CRCE-I/CRCE-P - US $239 per examinee

Exam Date/Time

  • The Chennai Chapter offers the Professional Exams three times a year
  • The exam would be held usually in the last week of March, July, and November.
  • The exam would start at around 8 am EST on the exam day. Please check with the chapter officers for 

Exam Venue

  • The Exam is available in Chennai during all the exam dates/periods in a year. The Chennai Chapter may proctor exams in your facility or City based on certain criteria. Please contact for more information.

Certification Validity

  • Professional exams require that members follow certain requirements to earn CEUs (Continuing Education Units). Please check for more information.

Application Process

Application Deadline
The forms have to reach the AAHAM National Office by:

  • April 18, 2018 for July 2018 exam
  • August 15, 2018 for Nov 2018 exam
  • December 19, 2018 for March 2019 exam

The Chennai Chapter’s Coaching Sessions for Executive Exams
The Chennai Chapter offers a coaching session for CRCE-I & CRCE-P exams. The session would provide an overview about the exam and how to tackle it. The normal duration of the session is from 2 hours to 4 hours. The session includes a mini-mock assessment. We can also look at doing this session over the telephone or via video conferencing. However, we recommend a face to face session for the best impact. Coaching sessions may be charged based on the number of participants/ media of delivery. Please contact to work out the specifics.

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