Course DescriptionComprehensive training offered virtually to become a certified Patient Access Specialist. Professional certification as a certified Healthcare Access Associate (CHAA), offered by The National Association of Healthcare Access Management (NAHAM), validates your knowledge and skills in alignment with industry standards.
Electronic health records
Finance and insurance
Patient encounters and billing information
Billing and reimbursement
Agencies and government regulations
Regulatory compliance and more
Laptop or desktop
Intermediate computer skills recommended
Up-to-date Adobe Reader (for PDF downloads)
Mandatory CHAA review session
Eligible to sit for the CHAA national exam upon successful completion of the program
Private CHAA national exam – first attempt included in cost
In-class Career Day
Virtual Classroom Program delivered on Tri-C Blackboard.
Additional engaging sessions may be offered by WebEx or Zoom.
High School Diploma or GED is minimum requirement for enrollment.
Strict attendance policy – attendance is a primary indicator of academic success.
Program is a non-credit certificate program and is not eligible for financial aid (e.g. FAFSA, student loans)