• Expand Your Career Options
  • Earn More
  • Build Your Brand
  • Distinguish Yourself Among Peers
  • Achieve Professional Growth

The Prior Authorization Specialist Program is the industry standard for establishing a career in healthcare managed markets.

Why Become a Prior Authorization Certified Specialist?

Certification is becoming a major factor in the healthcare industry.

The Prior Authorization Certified Specialist program is the first of its kind in the world. This course was created by a panel of experts with a range of experience from every role involved in the Prior Authorization process. This allows for you to gain valuable access to inside knowledge and expertise from providers' offices, pharmacies and insurance plans. Becoming certified will allow you to become an expert in your field, distinguish yourself, and become a leader with tremendous career growth potential.

Did you Know?

66% of prescriptions rejected at the pharmacy require a Prior Auth and 36% of those prescriptions are abandoned.

Save Time

Save Money

Improve Patient Care

Many employers prefer and often require their employees to obtain certifications. Why are companies looking for this assurance? They want to hire the best of the best. By becoming Board Certified in your field of expertise, and by maintaining PACS, you are saying that you:

  • Have met standards that have been established and verified by a credible, accrediting body
  • Are dedicated to maintaining quality of excellence in your profession
Why Certify With NBPAS?
  • Learn how you want, when you want. All of our content is self-paced, online and mobile ready
  • Our customers would describe our company as credible and trustworthy
  • We use a cutting-edge learning management system to help users maximize their learning
  • Our program is the most comprehensive prior authorization program developed by professionals in the field

Master These Skills

Initiating and submitting service and medication prior authorizations

Identifying medical necessity and proper research to ensure the prior authorization aligns with insurance medical guidelines

Learn how the insurance company/payer evaluates the prior authorization request when received

Improve your success in the prior authorization process by better understanding the role that each healthcare professional plays in the process

Understand the use of medical compendia, ICD-10 codes, CPT and FDA approved diagnoses to get a prior authorization approved

Learn about the process of denials and approvals and how to successfully execute a prior authorization

Who Should Enroll?

Physician Assistant
Office worker (clerical) Provider Office
Medical Assistant
Nurses (LPN)
Nurses (RN)
Pharmacy Technician
Case Managers
Nursing students
Pharmacy students
Patient Care Coordinator
Accounts receivable specialists
Medical coder
Nurse Practitioner
Physician Assistant
Physicians (MD, DO)
Nurses (RN)
Drug Rep
Pharmacy students
Accounts receivable specialists
Home Health Aide
Customer Service Representative
Pharma Professional
Nurses (RN)
Nurse Practitioner

Compare PACS Programs

Prior Authorization Basic Training Program (BASIC)
Price $799 USD
Duration 1-2 Months
Length 12 Modules
Prior Auth beginners
What You Get
Certificate of Completion
Prior Authorization Certified Specialist Program (PACS)
Price $899 USD
Duration 1-2 Months
Length 12 Modules
Certification Exam Included
Reimbursement, MD, PharmD, and PhD Professionals
What You Get
Board Certification for use in professional designation
Did you know?

Certified Healthcare Professionals earn 24% more than their uncertified colleagues.

The PACS Certification demonstrates that professionals have met rigorous standards through intensive study, self-assessment and evaluation. Achieving the PACS demonstrates the highest standards of knowledge, and excellence in the prior authorization field.

Payment Options

Full Payment

  • One time payment of $899

NBPAS Easy Pay Plan

  • Three monthly installment payments of $349.67
  • Included is an administrative payment of $150

PayPal Financing

  • No Interest if paid in full in 6 months on purchases of $99 or more when you check out with PayPal Credit.

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