HIPAA Certification: Certified HIPAA Privacy Expert

Certified HIPAA Privacy Expert Course

Certified HIPAA Privacy Expert (CHPE) is the HIPAA credentials that are focused on HIPAA privacy regulation and implementation of the privacy rule through policies, procedures, and gap analysis. This certification is for the HIPAA privacy compliance team members who are seeking extensive & in-depth HIPAA training on privacy rules and the next steps for HIPAA privacy compliance. There is NO prerequisite for taking this certification course; you can directly take this level without making any other courses.

This credential is recommended but not limited to:

  • HIPAA Privacy Compliance team members of covered entity & business associate
  • HR Managers
  • Head Nurse
  • Privacy Lawyers involved in healthcare
  • Office manager for clinics
  • Pharmaceutical company executives

We do encourage individuals interested in this credential to give us a call so that we can offer necessary guidance on the most appropriate course for their career objectives.

We also recommend that if you are associated with the USA healthcare industry and have any of the following credentials, then consider taking this course as it will compliment your current credentials and will enhance your knowledge on how HIPAA affects your company.

  • CHPC: Certified in Healthcare Privacy Compliance
  • CHRC: Certified in Healthcare Research Compliance
  • CCS: Certified Coding Specialist
  • CDIP: Certified Documentation Improvement Practitioner
  • CMM: Certified Medical Manager
  • CPPM: Certified Physician Practice Manager

Send us an email if you want to recommend any other certifications.

To understand how you can use the CHPE logo and certificate to help grow in your career, visit this page of How to use HIPAA logo and certificate to your benefit.

CHPE Certificate Test:

You are tested after you complete the full online course. You need to pass the 39 questions test (3 questions per chapter, 5 minutes maximum per chapter to answer the questions) with 70{859c47f4e1ef1071cdacd829c0212cd9ed8c6d86542147531d5e9b46667be454} to receive the HIPAA certification of Certified HIPAA Privacy Expert (CHPE).

This test is for 1 hour, 5 minutes. You get 5 minutes per chapter to answer three questions from each chapter. Once you start the test, you cannot stop it. This is a time-bound online test. You can take the test from anywhere and at any time. There is no need to schedule the test. Once you start the test, you need to finish it in the allotted time. If you need the timeline allotted per chapter, then the test will stop right there.

Test Passing Grade 70{859c47f4e1ef1071cdacd829c0212cd9ed8c6d86542147531d5e9b46667be454}
Test Format Multiple choice questions
Testing Center Time bound online test can be taken from anywhere
Test Time 1 hour 5 minutes (5 minutes per chapter) (13 chapters)
Retest Cost $150 for each attempt (Consider buying the unlimited exam option at the time of registration $150. This is available only when you register for the course. It cannot be bought later on).
Prerequisite None
Certificate Validity 3 Years

Once you pass your test you can print out your certification immediately but if you do fail you will have to pay $150 to retake the CHPE test.

Retesting for CHPE test:

If you fail on the first attempt then you can take the second attempt without any waiting period. You will be testing the sections in which you failed only. After you complete the exam, the grade will be calculated based on the total score of all exam chapters.

Certificate valid for: 3 Years

Continuing Education Requirements After Getting Certified:

Once a year, all students will have to go through one hour of update course, which will include relevant regulation changes and other OCR/HHS activities on compliance and enforcement.

To maintain your HIPAA certification, you will continue taking updated courses when they are released. You will receive a new certificate when your certificate expires if you have taken all required update courses. You will NOT be required to take any test if you have taken the updated courses regularly.

Certificate for Continuing Education Credits:

Students can buy a CE credits certificate for this course at the time of registration. You will receive 15 CE credits for this course through the Approved Provider of California Board of Registered Nursing after completing the course.

Method of Training to get CHPE Certified

Training Options to pursue Certified HIPAA Privacy Expert (CHPE) certification Credential:

CHPE Certificate Sample

Certified HIPAA Privacy Expert Certificate


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