Here are some frequently asked questions about what to expect in the process of becoming a Crowe Revenue Cycle Analytics (Crowe RCA) certified net revenue analyst (CNRA), including information about the requirements, the exam, and maintenance of a CNRA certification.
The CNRA designation lets your peers and the rest of the healthcare market know you are an expert in the Crowe RCA application. Achieving the CNRA credential comes with an in-depth understanding of Crowe Revenue Cycle Analytics (Crowe RCA), which includes knowledge of:
Your organization must be a current Crowe RCA client, and you must have at least two years’ experience in estimating net revenue utilizing the Crowe RCA solution.
Healthcare finance professionals who have a strong understanding of the core modules of Crowe RCA are ideal candidates for the exam; these professionals must also assist in the preparation or analysis of monthly net revenue.
The exam is a three-part series broken down into the following sections:
Each exam includes 75 multiple-choice questions about the Crowe RCA application, Crowe RCA net revenue theory and reporting, and data flow.
The CNRA exam is a recognition not a recall test. You’ll be asked to draw logical outcomes from known concepts.
The exam will be offered virtually on the following dates:
Exam registrants should prepare to login to the virtual exam session 15 minutes in advance of the exam time (12:45pm EST).
Register for the exam
The examination fee is $450, which includes self-study training materials and a practice test.
For those unable to complete the self-study program or who may require additional training, Crowe offers on-demand, CPE-eligible trainings, which include 10+ hours of content and will be available to you for 12 months from the time of purchase The virtual training package is $2,450 per participant. The self-study training material, a practice examination, and the cost of the CNRA exam are all included in the fee.
For those who are studying alone, we recommend registering at least 60 days prior to the exam. For those registering for the on-demand training, we recommend registering at least 30 days prior to the test.
After you are certified, you will be invoiced $150 annually. Additionally, you must earn a minimum of four hours of Crowe continuing professional education (CPE) credit each calendar year.
You can earn these credits by: