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CCDIS NCEEligibility and dates


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

  • have graduated from a CDI program accredited by the College; or
  • have completed a comparable CDI onsite training program approved by the College 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**2022 pricing**
September 19, 2023September 4, 2023$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.

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
September 19, 2023September 4, 2023