Having completed a RISE online course or in-person workshop, you’ll be well prepared for certification testing as RISE programs are developed by key opinion leaders considering a consensus of acknowledged subject matter experts. Both our online courses and workshops offer the content instruction needed for certification.
RISE Certification Provides:
- A publicly recognized credential indicating mastery of the complexities of compliance and risk in government-based health care programs.
- Evidence of training on a disciplined approach to compliance with best practice and standard of accepted practice.
- An illustration of your professional progression and credentialing in a demanding field of expertise.
Choose Your Preferred Training Method
- In-person Workshops – Risk Adjustment and HCC Coding & Documentation are offered throughout the year by the RISE Institute in different geographic locations.
- Online courses accessible 24/7 through the RISE Institute.
Sit for the Exam
- The online certification exams are standardized tests that evaluate your knowledge-base and ability to apply that knowledge in case-studies in the program you’ve attended
- You have three opportunities to pass
- Certificates are valid for 24-months from the date the candidate passes the certification exam
Ongoing and Continuing Education
- The RISE Institute will establish additional continuing education credits in conjunction with the RISE organization for qualifying events based upon content and the number of "course" hours
- Where applicable, the RISE Institute applies for Continuing Education Units from other credentialed programs (AHIMA)
Continuing Education Units
Maintain your RISE Institute certifications by participating in:
- RISE Webinars - 1 CEU for each hour-long webinar. (90 minute webinars = 1.5 CEUs)
- RISE User Groups / HCC Coder Focus Groups - 1 CEU for each 60-minute call
- RISE Academy Workshops
- CMS & HHS Risk Adjustment 101 and HCC Coding Accuracy - 10.5 CEUs
- Leading and Implementing HCC Coding and Documentation Programs - 15.5 CEUs