Time Frame

Important Dates for Odd Year Recertification


If you currently recertify in odd years:

  • 2015 and 2017: you will recertify with 40 CE credits over two years, practice requirement, etc., as you always have.
  • Beginning in 2017, you will participate in the CPC Program (annual assessed CE, PAU activities, and core modules).
  • Between 2021 and 2025, you will take a CPC examination as a diagnostic tool.
  • Between 2029 and 2033, you will take a CPC examination with a requirement for a passing score.

Important Dates for Even Year Recertification


If you currently recertify in even years:

  • 2014 and 2016: you will recertify with 40 CE credits over two years, practice requirement, etc., as you always have.
  • Beginning in 2016, you will participate in the CPC Program (annual assessed CE, PAU activities and core modules).
  • Between 2020 and 2024, you will take a CPC examination as a diagnostic tool.
  • Between 2028 and 2032, you will take a CPC examination with a requirement for a passing score.



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