Welcome to the Health Information-Certified Associate (HICA) practice examination.
This practice exam is developed to support candidates in their preparation for the Health Information-Certified Associate (HICA) national certification examination (NCE). Participants should gain confidence writing the HICA NCE by practicing in a similar testing environment.
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Practice exam format
There are 5 separate examinations. Each exam consists of 10 multiple choice questions based on the 5 practice areas:
- Clinical knowledge
- Professionalism in health care
- Health care office management
- Health care technology
- Health care system
Each question is displayed on a separate page. All 5 examinations must be completed to access and review the results of the practice exam.
This practice examination includes:
- Unlimited, timed attempts
- Questions that are randomized and peer-reviewed by College-certified professionals
- Ability to return to previous questions before submission
- View results to learn about the correct answers
Important note: The College’s HICA NCE will not have the same questions as the practice examination.
Starting the examination
Please navigate to the HICA NCE below to navigate to the examination.
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