Announcing the 2018-2019 UHIMA Executive Board

Announcing the 2018-2019 UHIMA Executive Board President – Carolyn Russell President-Elect – Quynn Udell Past President – Sheri Vanderhoof Acute Care Director – Sharon Rogers Treasurer – Darrell Jensen Treasurer-Elect – Kathy...

AHIMA ADVOCACY ALERT on HR 5795

ACT NOW: Tell Your U.S. Representative to Co-sponsor and Support H.R. 5795, the Overdose Prevention and Patient Safety Act! 42 CFR Part 2 (Part 2) is a law that regulates the sharing of substance use disorder (SUD) records. Protecting patients’ confidentiality is of...

Health Information Management Professionals Advocacy

UHIMA is asking your assistance in a grassroots effort to advance HR 3545, the Overdose Prevention and Patient Safety Act which seeks to align the 42 CFR Part 2 regulation, a law that regulates the sharing of substance use disorder records, with HIPAA for purposes of...

UHIMA Newsletter – May 2018

  Inside this Issue – May 2018 Come One Come All! UHIN 2018 Provider Education on Summit Legislative Advocacy Update Lobbying Letter Click here to read the latest newsletter. ResourcesAHIMA AHIMA Engage AHIMA Foundation Favorite Links Healthcare Laws Student News...

2018 AHIMA Advocacy Day

Each year, the American Health Information Association (AHIMA) hosts an Advocacy Summit in our nation’s capital. Each state association sends representatives who have the “opportunity to advocate for HIM’s professional interests, build name recognition for AHIMA and...

Delay of RHIT and RHIA Beta Exam Launch Date

As some of you are aware, the RHIT and RHIA exams are scheduled to go into a beta period on 10/2/17. During the beta period immediate exam scoring is not available. The weather related emergency situations across the United States along the southern, western, and...