About Us

NHIMA is a professional healthcare organization of approximately 500 members affiliated with the field of Health Information Management (HIM).

The majority of members have certification as:

  • Registered Health Information Administrator (RHIA)
  • Registered Health Information Technician (RHIT)
  • Certified Coding Specialist (CCS)
  • Certified Coding Specialist – Physician-based (CCS-P)
  • Certified Coding Associate (CCA)
  • Certified in Healthcare Privacy and Security (CHPS)
  • Certified Health Data Analyst (CHDA)
  • Certified Documentation Improvement Practitioner (CDIP)
  • Certified Professional in Health Informatics (CPHI)

NHIMA is a component association of the American Health Information Management Association (AHIMA).  The association is governed by a voluntary elected Board.  Several committees and task forces assist the Board.

AHIMA/NHIMA Membership Information