CVAHP Certification Renewal

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CVAHP Certification Renewal Reference Guide 

Educational Credits: 45 Needed

  • Applicant is required to submit a record of completion of 45 hours of educational credits related to the VA field and/or professional development. Qualifying educational credits must be awarded by a professional crediting body.
  • Preparation and presentation of an educational session will be awarded 10 hours of educational credits for each one hour presentation. Presentations must be at least one hour to be eligible for educational credits. Applicant is required to submit date, time, location and an outline of the presentation.
  • Authoring or being a co-contributor to an article related to the role or skills required of a Value Analysis Professional and published in a state or national professional publication will be awarded 5 educational credits for each article. Applicant is required to submit an e-link to the article or include a copy of the article.
  • No more than 20 educational credits awarded for presentations or authoring of an article will apply to the total (45) educational credits required for renewal.

Recertification Fee

Member $150
Non-Member $250


 CE Tracking:

Click on the Certification tab in portal to view your certifications and continuing education units.

Your certification(s) are listed in the certification grid.  Each certification is easily identified by the certificate name, certificate ID and the certificate dates.  If the certificate is active, it may be printed by clicking the Printer icon.

Continuing Education Units can be entered and maintained in the certification grid. Click “Add a Continuing Education Unit” and/or the Pencil icon to enter or edit a CEU.

Applicant is required to submit a record of completion of 45 hours of educational credits related to the four pillars of Healthcare Value Analysis:

  • Governance and Structure
  • Healthcare Value Analysis Methodology
  • Professionalism and Business Ethics
  • Finance

Credit hours must be logged in the SMT Candidate Processing system (smttest.com). The following information is required to log your education:

  • Provider type (select the type of education hours earned from the drop-down list)
  • Provider name
  • Domain (select the AHVAP pillar from the drop-down list)
  • Quantity (number of educational hours earned for the activity)
  • Date earned

Click on “Saved” at the top left of the screen to add the entry. The log keeps a running tally of your credit hours.


 Certification Renewal

When your CVAHP certification is in the renewal time window, the Status column will become a green link entitled “Renew Now”. Click this link to begin the renewal process.  A grid will appear displaying the renewal requirements and whether the certification has met all the renewal requirements. Depending on the requirements’ results and the client setup, “Add CEUs”, “Renew by CEUs” and/or “Renew by Exam” buttons will be visible. Clicking “Add CEUs” will take you back to the certification grid. Clicking on any of the Renew buttons will create a renewal application and open it for application responses.

Click the “Exit” link to close the renewal page view.

Submit Application for Renewal Here