HCQM Exam Eligibility

ABQAURP provides equal opportunity/access to all eligible examination candidates.

Candidates must meet the following criteria:
  • Hold a current, non-restricted license in each state or territory of the United States in which the candidate is licensed (as applicable to the candidate’s profession), AND
  • Provide documentation of active involvement in Health Care Quality within the past five years, minimum of 208 hours (2 hours per week for two years) in any of the following exam Categories: Quality Improvement, Utilization Management, Risk Management, Case Management/Disease Management, Managed Health Care Systems, Transitions of Care, or Government (listed on Application and Verification), AND
  • List two colleagues or supervisors as references on the exam application, AND
  • Complete a minimum of twenty (20) hours of ABQAURP-approved continuing medical education (pertinent to at least one of the exam categories), OR complete the ABQAURP Core Body of Knowledge online course, AND
  • Have a professional, working knowledge of the English language.

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