The ACCC is affiliated with the American Board of Chiropractic Consultants (ABCC) which is an autonomous organization dedicated to assuring a high quality certification process. Chiropractors that have accumulated the required postgraduate education credits and meet the standard of training and experience may apply to take this national certification examination. Individuals who pass this examination are granted the designation Diplomate of the American Board of Chiropractic Consultants (DABCC). The granting of this status recognizes academic and professional achievement in the field of QA/UR. ABCC certified practitioners are distinguished by their level of skill in medical records review, case analysis and management, and clinical/examination acumen.