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Q: What is the cost of the CHVP course? Does it require a membership?

The regular retail price for CHVP is $595. A membership is not required to purchase/access the CHVP program.

Q: What’s the cost for independent consultants?

The regular retail price for CHVP is $595 – the program is the same price for all students.


Q: Is the CHVP course applicable for Advisors/Consultants as well?

Absolutely! Great opportunity to be in the same shoes as your clients (both have the CHVP designation).

Q: If my company is fully insured will this still be a worthwhile endeavor?

Definitely! This program will give you a comprehensive understanding for the major areas of the “health value” spectrum. It will help you check for areas that you have not been able to gain education.

Q: Is the CHVP course mostly for self-funded accounts?

The program is helpful to anyone who purchases healthcare benefits. It’s also a fantastic career advantage!

Q: Are you planning to develop a module focused on health engagement or do you see that as part of a population health strategy?

Health engagement will be covered in the population health module.

Q: Do you discuss pharmacy tourism in one of your modules?

This has been suggested for additional content, and we are discussing it now.

Q: Will current content include information on shared health plans?



Q: Who are the course content creators and what are their academic credentials?

Our faculty is comprised of leading industry subject matter experts who are distinguished or have been recognized within their field.

Credits and Recertification

Q: Are Life/Health Continuing Education credits available with this program

The CHVP program has been approved by SHRM for Professional Development Credits when completed. We will also seek out HRCI and other certifications so that learning can be applied.

Q: Will there be continuing education? What does recertification require?

We require 10 hours of Continuing Education Units (CEUs) within 24 months of your initial certification. All of these credits can be obtained at no cost through participation in health value education offerings through the Validation Institute (and other organizations). Validation Institute will be launching a membership option for professionals that would like to gain access to a slew of educational offerings, tools, checklists, RFP templates, etc. The cost of this membership will be minimal and designed to sustain the constant flow and delivery of valuable resources to members.


Q: Can you refer back to the modules/documentation after the program is complete?

Yes, once you purchase CHVP you will have ongoing access.

Q: Are there any plans for additional modules? If so, will there be an additional cost to access those new modules?

Yes, to keep up with a rapidly changing healthcare marketplace, Validation Institute will continue to add modules to the CHVP program. At this time, there is no additional cost to access these modules.

Q: Does anyone have this designation yet? If so, across which industries?

Yes, the first CHVP graduates received their designation in December 2019. Since CHVP’s April 27, 2019 launch, several corporations (from small employers to mega employers) and advisors have registered and are moving quickly through the program.

Q: How do employees access the courses?

This entire program is contained in a user-friendly online learning system. Students will receive log in information and onboarding to access the program. You can also download our Welcome Kit, which outlines how to access and navigate the learning system.

Q: If I have questions while doing the modules who can I contact for clarification?

You will have full access to the program including a “help” and “ask the expert” resource.

Q: Is the CHVP course mobile-friendly?

Yes, the course is mobile-friendly. You can access the program anywhere you have internet access, so you can learn whenever is most convenient for you.

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