CNA program costs are often reimbursed or sponsored through employers or job assistance programs.
The cost of the course and test out is approximately $1500. If you are paying up front for yourself the great news is that both federal and state law requires Medicare-certified and Medicaid-certified health care facilities to reimburse nursing assistants for the cost of their training and testing if they meet the following conditions:
Nursing assistants must be reimbursed for the following expenses:
Nursing assistants must be reimbursed for the cost of NATO (Nursing Assistant Test Out):
Reimbursement is not made to third parties. Reimbursement is not required by assisted living facilities, hospitals or home care agencies. Reimbursement is required by MN Statue 4144A.611 and DHS Bulletin 9.
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