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Frequently Asked Questions

Q: Does membership in ACCM afford me enough CE credits to maintain my CCM or CDMS certification?

A: If you pass and submit exams for all of the continuing education home study programs offered in CareManagement, you will accumulate 120 CE credits every 5 years. There will be at least one ethics exam per year to help keep you current with the new Ethics requirement.

Q: Are continuing education programs available online?

A: Yes, ACCM members may take CCMC and CDMS exams online or by mail.

Q: Will I receive a membership certificate?
A: Yes, you can print your certificate online. Click here to print your membership certificate if you are a current member.

Q: How long does it take to process continuing education exams?
A: Online exams are processed instantly. Mailed exams are normally processed within 4 to 6 weeks.

Q: Do continuing education programs expire?
A: Exams from 2014 issues are valid 90 days from issue date (exams from 2013 had a one-year expiration date). Ethics exams expire one year from issue date.

Q: Is your Website secure for dues payment?
A: ACCM uses the services of PayPal, the nation's premier payment processing organization. No financial information is ever transmitted to ACCM.