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CEMA Certification Exam

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Certified Evaluation & Management Auditor Certification Exam

Take our certification exam to become a Certified Evaluation & Management Auditor (CEMA)

The Exam
The exam is a timed, 100 question test that must be completed during a 4 hour time limit. The exam includes 10 patient encounters that must be audited by the examiner. Each encounter has 10 corresponding multiple choice questions regarding the audited findings. A passing score of 70% or higher is required to earn CEMA Credential. If upon the initial attempt, the student does not pass, he/she will be provided 1 complimentary retake to be taken within six months of the original attempt.

Exam Administration Options
Testers may select from one of the following exam administration options:

1. Online Proctored Exam: Select this option to take the CEMA certification exam online with our exam proctor. Cost: $234 ($199 testing fee with $35 proctoring fee)
Select your testing date from the drop down list. An exam packet will be mailed to you (you may not open the exam packet until your testing session beings or you will be disqualified) to the address provided on your order. You will be provided an online meeting link to join at your scheduled testing date and time. Upon entering the online test session, you will need to verify your identity by furnishing your driver's license or state-issued ID to the test proctor. The test proctor will provide instructions for taking the exam.  Upon test completion, you will be required to mail back your testing packet for grading. Note: You must sign up at least 2 weeks prior to the desired testing date to allow time for registration and mailing of testing packet. For proctoring purposes, your computer must be equipped with a webcam and microphone. You may either use a built-in webcam and microphone or an external webcam and microphone.

2. Proctored Through Your Employer: Select this option to take the CEMA certification exam at your place of employment (Note: Your manager/supervisor must be willing to serve as your exam proctor and must sign a proctoring acknowledgement). Cost: $234

Throughout the exam, testers may use:
-NAMAS Auditing Manuals
-CPT Book
-One Audit Tool
-1995/1997/CMS or AMA 2021 Guidelines
 Testing Qualifications:
- Must be a current NAMAS Member
- 2 Years of E&M coding/auditing experience
- Attest to reading 1995/1997 Documentation Guidelines within the past 90 days
- Current coding certification is strongly encouraged
* Certain qualification are waived for attendees of the E&M Auditing BootCamp

Maintaining the Certification
Our goal at NAMAS is to make maintaining your certification simple. CEUs are about ensuring application and continuing education in E&M auditing.

Valid forms of CEUs are:

- Approved NAMAS Training Events

- AHIMA/AAPC CEUs that are specific to auditing and/or E&M services

- CEU Exchange Program: Many organizations require QA of their auditors, and NAMAS views this process as continued education and improvement of your knowledge and skill base to act as CEUs. Full information available on our website soon, but the following guide indicates the exchange rate:

95% Precision Rating=   5 CEUs

90% Precision Rating=   4 CEUs

85% Precision Rating=   3 CEUs

80% Precision Rating=   2 CEUs

<79% Precision Rating= 1 CEU

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