(Once credentialed, you will receive a one-year, complimentary basic membership in the Association of Home Care Coding & Compliance.)
Recertification of HCS-D, HCS-O, HCS-H or HCS-C credential: $229.00
Note that a 15% late fee will be added if a credential holder attempts to recertify within 90 days after the credential has expired. If the certificant does not recertify during the 90 day inactive period, the credential will be revoked. Basic AHCC membership is complimentary when you recertify any of your credentials. If you do not hold a credential, the basic AHCC membership fee is $99.
If you decide to cancel your BMSC exam registration, you must notify DecisionHealth within 30 days prior to your scheduled exam date for a full refund. Candidates registered for BMSC exams have 90 days from the day they register to take an initial or retake exam. If you do not take the exam within those 90 days and do not cancel within the allowed time frame, your registration fee is non-refundable and non-transferable. You can be granted an extension, but only under the following special circumstances:
If the candidate has met one of the above special circumstances, requests an extension for an exam or certification eligibility period, and is approved the extension, the fees that apply are:
For all extension requests, please complete and submit the AHCC Request for Consideration form, along with any required documentation(s). Fees are processed after the request has been approved.
Once a candidate has taken an exam, whether the score is pass or fail, the registration fee is non-refundable.
Cancellations made within 3 business days of a scheduled exam date at a PSI testing center are subject to a $72 service fee. Registrants who do not show up for the exam at PSI or at an onsite event, and who do not cancel at least 3 business days before their scheduled exam date are liable for the full registration fee. Contact customer service to cancel an exam at 1-855-CALL-DH1 or firstname.lastname@example.org.