APAR Open and Close Dates
APAR Open Date
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APAR will open each year on January 15 to collect data from each CAHIIM accredited Health Information Management and Health Informatics program. Annual APAR reporting encompasses a reporting cycle that begins August 1 and ends July 31 and it is always one year behind to give programs ample time to collect data for the report. For example, APAR 2020 will cover data collection for the academic year cycle that starts August 1, 2018 and ends July 31,2019.
APAR Closure Date
The APAR system will close for all programs at11:59 PM each March 31. Failure to complete the APAR will result in a Late Fee of $500 and will place the program on Administrative Probationary Accreditation until the report is submitted.