To find out whether you qualify to take the CPHIMS examination, see the eligibility requirements page or download the CPHIMS Candidate Handbook.
Prepare for the Exam
Start by reviewing the CPHIMS Candidate Handbook, which provides a detailed content outline explaining the content and structure of the exam. The outline will help you identify your strengths and weaknesses and focus your preparation.
Applications will be reviewed for eligibility and candidates will be contacted with instructions on how to make their personal testing reservation.
To locate the testing center nearest you, visit our testing partner website and select the "Locate A Testing Center" icon. Candidates will not be able to make a testing reservation until they have received an Eligibility ID#.
HIMSS Individual Organizational Affiliate Member: $270 US
HIMSS Regular, Corporate or Student Member: $300 US
Non-Member: $375 US
Chapter-Only and Online-Only members are not eligible for the member rate. Payment may be made by credit card (VISA , MasterCard, American Express or Discover)
What's on the exam?
The CPHIMS exam is a two-hour exam composed of 115 multiple-choice questions, 100 of which are scored. The exam focuses on common knowledge and skills that were identified as being important to competent practice through a job analysis in health IT.
All candidates receive their score reports before leaving the testing center.
If you have a specific question related to either applying or scheduling the CPHIMS or CAHIMS exams, please contact our Certification program staff at: Phone: (703) 722-0580 Email: firstname.lastname@example.org