American Board of Quality Assurance and Utilization Review Physicians

The American Board of Quality Assurance and Utilization Review Physicians, Inc. (ABQAURP) is an international membership association comprised of interdisciplinary health care professionals. Through its ultimate goal to improve the quality of health care, ABQAURP is dedicated to providing education and certification for physicians, nurses, and other health care professionals.

Advanced Physician Advisor Certification – CPHYADV

ABQAURP announces the Advanced Physician Advisor Certification – CPHYADV! Developed by Physician Advisors for Physician Advisors, with topics identified through a detailed competency analysis, the certification exam will test knowledge in areas such as utilization, clinical documentation integrity, federal and state regulations, coding and billing standards, medical necessity compliance, denials and appeals, length of stay criteria, status determination, and other areas.

Health Care Quality and Management (HCQM) Certification validates the expertise and knowledge of professionals who are dedicated to safe, high-quality, and efficient health care. HCQM-Certified professionals are distinguished by superior skills in analysis, review, case management, and many other areas of health care administration.

ABQAURP Diplomates may further demonstrate their knowledge and experience by achieving Sub-Specialty certification. Sub-Specialty certification reflects dedication to the many associated areas of Health Care Quality and Management.

Sub-Specialty Certifications are available in the following categories:

  • Case Management – CHCQM-CM
  • Managed Care – CHCQM-MC
  • Patient Safety / Risk Management – CHCQM-PSRM
  • Physician Advisor (US-licensed physicians only) – CHCQM-PHYADVTM
  • Transitions of Care – CHCQM-TOC
  • Workers’ Compensation – CHCQM-WC

Visit ABQAURP’s Center for Continuing Education to browse the catalog of accredited CME/CE courses designed to change competence, performance, or patient outcomes provided by and for members of the health care team!

For more information about ABQAURP membership, certification, and education, visit

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