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CCDIS NCEEligibility and dates

Eligibility

To be eligible to apply for the clinical documentation improvement examination, candidates must:

  • Be graduates of a CDI program accredited by the College; or
  • Have completed a comparable CDI onsite training program approved by the College (i.e., 3M) within their facility.

Upcoming examination dates

The College is offering an early adopter rate to celebrate the launch of this new certification.

The CCDIS national certification examination date(s) are as follows:

Examination periodApplication deadlineRegular pricing**2021 pricing**
May 26–27, 2021May 10, 2021$349 + tax$199 + tax
September 22–23, 2021September 6, 2021$349 + tax$199 + tax
* An examination period may be extended to provide more date options to candidates based on the volume of applications the College receives. Additional dates and times will be added as required.

**This fee covers the administration and delivery of the CCDIS NCE. Candidates who pass the examination will be issued a congratulatory CHIMA professional (certified) membership until the next renewal period (end of February each fiscal year). Example: A candidate passes the May 2021 CCDIS NCE, and will begin paying professional membership dues for March 1, 2022. The congratulatory membership does not apply to applicants who are already professional members with CHIMA.


Request to withdraw

The request to withdraw from an examination must be received in writing by the deadlines stated below. A refund of 100% of the examination fee will be provided. No refund will be provided past these deadlines.

Examination periodDeadline for withdrawal
May 26–27, 2021May 10, 2021
September 22–23, 2021September 6, 2021