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Accreditation Fees

Notice

Annual accreditation invoices will start going out to programs the week of November 2, 2020.  Please reach out to accounting@cahiim.org with any questions about invoicing.

Initial Accreditation Fees

 Pre-application Fee $500            
 Candidacy Status Fee  $7,500
 Site Visit Fee   $8,000
 Self-assessment Late Fee  $500
 Appeals Procedures Processing Fee   $5,000

Continuing Accreditation Fees

 2020 and 2021 Annual Accreditation Fee 

 $3,000  
 Comprehensive Program Review Fee
(payable in two installments of $4,000)
 $8,000
 Focused Review Fee  $9,000
 Self-Assessment Late Fee  $500
 APAR Late Fee  $500
 Appeals Procedures Processing Fees  $5,000

Substantive Change Fees

* Change in Program Director

 $200  
 * Comprehensive Program Review: Extension
of Accreditation Fee - see note below
 $1,000
 * CAHIIM prior-approval is required for substantive changes.
 

Additional Information Regarding Fees

Payment may be made by check, ACH or credit card. Please note that credit card payments are not accepted for all types of fees; please contact accounting@cahiim.org for restrictions. 

Extension of a comprehensive program review after the program acceptance and review process has begun will result in this additional fee. The program must be able to resume the review within one year. Fees paid for a cancelled review are non-refundable.

Document Request Fees: Additional fees will be charged for documentation requested after access to the CAHIIM Accreditation System (CAS) has been termination for reproduction and shipping of documents.

No refunds will be given for annual accreditation fees collected from programs requesting voluntary withdrawal.