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AHIMA is the leading authority on health information. We are a global nonprofit association representing health information professionals who work with health data for more than one billion patient visits each year.

We equip our members with the strategies and resources necessary to:

  • Navigate the complexities of health information
  • Shatter data silos
  • Connect clinical teams
  • Build bridges to patient communities

These critical skills inform patient engagement efforts, determine the allocation of vital resources, and ensures the vitality of health systems and the communities they serve.

Member Benefits

DISCOVER constant, authoritative access to information

  • Subscription to the Journal of AHIMA, our monthly digital magazine that delivers best practices in health information and keeps readers current on emerging issues
  • Unlimited access to the HIM Body of Knowledge™(BoK), an online resource library
  • Toolkits that provide practice guidance on critical topics in health information management (HIM)
  • AHIMA’s e-newsletters and SmartBriefs for the latest HIM news, policy updates, and best practices
  • Wolters Kluwer Legal & Regulatory weekly news feed delivering expert-curated content on federal regulatory guidelines aggregating the most widely used content on MediRegs
  • Discounts on AHIMA publications, webinars, and related products to stay current on industry trends and advancements

CONNECT with a global network of health information professionals online and in person

  • Network with peers in our online community, Access
  • Share your knowledge with the next generation of HIM professionals through the Mentor Match program
  • Discounts on in-person meetings, including our annual AHIMA Conference

ADVANCE your career

  • Use your member discount to obtain and maintain AHIMA’s career-enhancing credentials
  • Free learning opportunities that provide you with four (4) continuing education units annually


You are eligible for AHIMA Global membership if you live outside of the United States. As a member of AHIMA, you are willing to abide by the Code of Ethics and share a common interest in AHIMA’s purpose.


Dues are $109 with no AHIMA credential. If applicable, you will pay $50 for your first credential and $10 for each additional one. Please note that if you do not pay membership dues for both years of your two-year recertification cycle, you are required to pay the nonmember recertification fee.