September 5, 2017
Click on the "Read More" link for a quick update regarding activity that is occurring within ArHIMA.» Read More
November 11, 2016
AHIMA released a press release on Monday, October 17, introducing its new informatics credential (launching in early 2017).
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September 23, 2016
CMS Releases ICD-10 Assessment and Maintenance Toolkit
The ICD-10 Next Steps Toolkit gives providers the tools and information to assess ICD-10 progress using key performance indicators. With the Toolkit, providers can identify and address opportunities for improvement and maintain progress on ICD-10. The Toolkit is also available as an infographic with an accompanying Key Performance Indicators fact sheet.» Read More
September 9, 2016
The Office of the National Coordinator (ONC) and the Office for Civil Rights (OCR) released an updated Security Risk Assessment (SRA) Tool to help small and medium-sized healthcare provider organizations and business associates conduct their security risk analysis, required by HIPAA.
The tool takes you through each HIPAA requirement by presenting a series of "yes" or "no" questions about your organization's activities, designed to determine if you need to take corrective action. New features include compatibility with Windows 10, a "save as" feature, and improved reporting.» Read More
To read more and download the tool, go to https://www.healthit.gov/providers-professionals/security-risk-assessment-tool.
May 26, 2016
On May 24, the OCR provided further clarification about the amount an individual may be charged for a copy of their protected health information (PHI). » Read More
January 20, 2016
ArHIMA congratulates the newly credentialed individuals who successfully completed the certification exams during the past year. Each newly credentialed individual offers professional expertise and commitment to the health information management industry. » Read More