Requirements for the Licensed Healthcare Auditor™ (LHA™)


Steps to Receiving the Licensed Healthcare Auditor™ Certification

1) Meet the eligibility requirements

These requirements must be met in order to apply for the LHA™ program:

  • Must have two (2) years applicable experience and/or education (to be evaluated by the Board via a scoring matrix process)
  • Depending on your experience score and forensic accounting academic background, forensic accounting training may be required (see Forensic Accounting Review under Programs/Courses)
  • Must be in compliance with all local ordinances, state laws, and federal regulations
  • No felony convictions

2) Apply to the program (application at the bottom of this page)

Submit the application, fees, and required supporting documentation, including the following:

  • Current resume/curriculum vitae
  • Degrees
  • Substantiation of experience
  • Other licenses, certifications, certificates, and/or commissions
  • At least two (2) professional references

The exam fee for Licensed Healthcare Auditor™ certification is $585.

3) Prepare for the exam

Once you have been approved, you can begin preparing for the exam. The Board of ABFA offers a review course for this exam–more information can be found here.

4) Sit for the exam

After successful completion of the exam, you will receive the Licensed Healthcare Auditor™ credential from ABFA. Your credential will be mailed to you within 4-6 weeks of completion of the exam.

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