September 2, 2020
Become a CHIA Leader and
Empower the Health Information Community
CHIA is seeking leaders and we are interested in you! The benefits of serving in these leadership roles are many. You will have the opportunity to positively affect the growth and direction of the HIM profession, influence policy at the early stages for the Association, and network with CHIA members and the health information community.

Nominations for CHIA Board of Directors and CHIA Delegates to AHIMA for the 2021 CHIA Ballot are now being accepted through Monday, October 12, 2020. Each term of office will begin July 1, 2021. 

We all have many gifts and talents, why not consider sharing these talents as a CHIA Director or Delegate? With your help, we can continue the tradition of nominating highly qualified and experienced members for leadership positions. 

CHIA eLearning Programs Offer Flexible Solutions
Traditional face-to-face events have pivoted into eLearning Programs. CHIA is pleased to offer a flexible learning solution that includes all the content that would have been presented during a seminar/convention. Designed for flexible access anytime, anywhere, ensure your knowledge is up to date with this innovative learning experience.

Approved for 2 - 6 CEUs

Gain an understanding of how the coding revisions are pivotal and essential to ensure organizational success. Divided into three 2-hour sessions designed to meet the diverse needs of attendees.

Approved for 3 - 6 CEUs

Divided into two half-day programs designed to meet the diverse needs of attendees. Make the most of this innovative and flexible eLearning Program by registering for the all-day virtual event or select your session of choice.

Approved for 7.5 CEUs

This program is presented by practicing HIM professionals who describe Federal and California regulations that govern the confidentiality and release of patient health information. Easy to use references and tools provided.
CHIACON20 Offers an Innovative Learning Experience
CHIACON20 pivoted into a virtual event that provided California's HIM community a first-class learning experience with over 40 hours of continuing education. HIM professionals from across the state are invited to experience learning in innovative ways that will translate into real-world solutions and be embraced long after the virtual event.

Multiple CEU packages and pricing options available to fit any need an budget.
Discover what CHIACON20 has to offer and expand your HIM knowledge in this dynamic educational opportunity.
Add Your Name to the
AHIMA HIP Week Pledge
AHIMA’s mission of empowering people to impact health places consumers at the center of their care. Accordingly, AHIMA asks health information professionals to take our pledge to support consumer engagement and patients’ rights. Add your name to take the pledge.

AHIMA believes health service consumers are empowered when they are engaged with the knowledge and understanding of their health status and treatment.

By filing out the form you are pledging your support for this cause.
Submit an Article for the CHIA Journal
CHIA is looking for articles on a variety of timely educational topics that represent the depth and breadth of HIM roles and interests, and can include tips, strategies, techniques, case-studies, opinions and commentary to be included in the peer-reviewed CHIA Journal .

CHIA encourages members, Corporate Partners, educators, and HIM professionals to submit articles and share their knowledge with CHIA readers. Learn more or submit a article here 
Love to Write?
Publishing original HIM-related material is a qualifying activity and authors may earn two (2) continuing education credits.
Emerging Professionals Column
HIM students can contribute their work and recent research on HIM-related topics. 
Corporate Corner Column
Devoted exclusively to business developments of CHIA Corporate Partners; company’s products, services, personnel, and changes. 
RN Link's CDI Specialist Training - Discount for CHIA Members
Online Training September 12-30 | September 26-27

Interested in learning about clinical documentation improvement (CDI)? Are you a retired nurse or a nurse who wants to explore other career options? There are enormous needs in the health care industry to become a CDI Specialist where you will assist physicians to accurately document how truly ill patients are with severity ratings. The trend nowadays is quality documentation and this course will teach you how to achieve this.

RN Link is offering a 10% discount to CHIA Members. ​Learn more and register today!
Latest HIM News & Resources
CMS Administrator Announces Proposal to Spur Innovation...

On Monday CMS convened a roundtable discussion with Minnesota-area health care leaders to discuss ways to further increase the use of medical and health care innovation.

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CMS Offers Comprehensive Support for California due to...

The Centers for Medicare & Medicaid Services (CMS) today announced efforts underway to support California in response to wildfires across the state. On August 26, 2020, U.S. Department of Health and Human Services (HHS) Secretary Alex Azar...

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OIG Identifies Barriers to the Use of Health Information ...

Share this article on: The Department of Veteran Affairs (VA) Office of Inspector General (OIG) has conducted a review of VA facilities and community providers to identify any barriers that are hampering the use of health information exchanges...

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HHS Deputy Secretary Hargan Statement on Appointment of...

On Friday, August 28, Jose Arrieta, the Department of Health and Human Services' Chief Information Officer (CIO), officially resigned as CIO, after serving the department since 2019 and following more than 15 years in federal service.

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Privacy at the Crossroads | Journal Of AHIMA

Increased interoperability, portability, and connectivity of health information presents opportunities to improve patient care, as well as challenges to safeguarding individuals' privacy and the security of protected health information. In...

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CHIA Events Calendar
Where's Your Revenue Cycle Career Going?
Tuesday, September 15 - Live Webinar

Part 1: ICD-10-CM Coding Updates
Tuesday, September 22 - eLearning Program

Patient Record Sharing is Here: EHR Interoperability
Thursday, September 24 - Live Webinar

CHIA Connect: Health Information Community Chat
Friday, September 25 - Complimentary Chat

Part 2: ICD-10-PCS Coding Updates
Tuesday, September 29 - eLearning Program

Part 3: IPPS-DRG Updates
Tuesday, October 6 - eLearning Program