Superior membership certification is awarded for two years.
The specific requirements, for example, in Risk Adjustment/Hierarchical Condition Categories would be to pass the MARSI/AHIMA coder/auditor course or to have education and experience in HCC coding/auditing and are able to pass the HCC coder/auditor test. Please see exam only option - click here.
Becoming a superior member also imparts certification in that sub-specialty, for example, CMCA-HCC for those that have passed the coder/auditor course. There are specific continuing education requirements to maintain Superior Membership of 15 hours per year of approved CEUs.