The CHBC designation helps healthcare professionals distinguish a knowledgeable, experienced consultant. To become a Certified Healthcare Business Consultant, one must:

  • Have served as a business or practice management consultant in the healthcare field for at least three years.
  • Have passed a rigorous examination covering business and financial management expertise.
  • Maintain at least 35 hours of approved continuing education credits each year.
  • Document adherence each year to an industry specific code of ethics.

Below are just a few of the many things you can be sure of when working with a CHBC:

  • Expertise in one or more specialties, along with a holistic view of the total healthcare practice and its business needs.
  • B.A./B.S. degree or equivalent.
  • Experience in the healthcare field for a minimum of three years.
  • an understanding of the whole range of business issues with which your practice must contend.
  • Successful completion of the ICHBC certification course and rigorous examination.
  • Commitment to the ICHBC code of ethics and practice standards.