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Fast Growing HIM Field
The Bureau of Labor Statistics stated that jobs for the medical record and health information technology field are expected to increase 29% through 2014.

Rewarding Salary Potential
According to The American Health Information Management Association (AHIMA), the median annual salary for entry level medical records and health information management specialists was $48,000 in 2008.

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Your guide to AHIMA / CAHIIM accredited medical coding and health information education.

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American Health Information Management Association (AHIMA)

  • The premier association of health information management (HIM) professionals
  • Offers nationally recognized certifications that are respected and often required in the health information and coding industry
  • AHIMA certifications can be very valuable in enhancing job opportunities, career advancement, and salary potential

Commission on Accreditation for Health Informatics and Information Management Education (CAHIIM)

  • Emerged from AHIMA to accredit HIM programs in the U.S. and Puerto Rico
  • Accredits associate and baccalaureate degree programs in health information management and master's degree programs in health informatics and health information management

AHIMA Certifications for Medical Coding Professionals

AHIMA offers the following national certifications for medical coding professionals:

Completion of an AHIMA approved coding program is recommended but not mandatory to be eligible for AHIMA's Certified Coding Associate (CCA) certification.

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Health Information Technology
Associate of Applied Science

CAHIIM Accredited
Qualify for AHIMA's RHIT Certification
Kaplan Commitment Program: Tuition-Free 3-Week Trial*
Program Accepting Only Military Applicants

The CAHIIM accredited Associate of Applied Science in Health Information Technology program blends online coursework with on-ground clinical experiences. The objective of this degree program is to help prepare graduates with the knowledge, technical skills, and work habits required to pursue entry-level positions in the competitive and growing health information management field. Graduates of this program will be eligible to sit for AHIMA's RHIT Certification exam.

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University of Cincinnati Online

University of Cincinnati's commitment to education excellence is recognized through numerous awards and top rankings, such as Top 200 National Universities, Top 100 Public Schools, and #3 Up-and-Coming Schools by U.S. News & World Report.

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Bachelor of Science

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Degree Completion Program

This CAHIIM accredited program provides a unique path for RHITs to obtain their BS in HIM in just 2 ¼ years. This program has been tailor-made for working RHITs who don't want to be bogged down with countless electives in their efforts to obtain a Bachelor's degree. The accelerated curriculum-made possible by an advanced network of support-prepares students to truly excel in the field. This RHIT progression program builds on the knowledge and skills acquired through prior education and work experience. Graduates of this program are equipped with the knowledge to take AHIMA's RHIA certification exam.

Courses are scheduled in two five-week periods per term to allow learners to focus their studies on one course at a time. This pace allows learners to successfully complete the Bachelor's degree in HIM in only 9 quarters (2 ¼ years).

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