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Overview

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The Commission on Accreditation for Health Informatics and Information Management Education accredits degree granting programs that meet the nationally accepted Standards. The interest of enrolled students and the public are served by the program undergoing an assessment process to determine the compliance level of the program.

Completing a Needs Assessment

CAHIIM recommends that a comprehensive needs assessment be completed prior to the enrollment of students.  The review should cover the following aspects of the program:

1. Resources.
2. Local and regional need.
3. Curriculum and faculty requirements.

Initial Accreditation Fees 2019

1. Pre-Application Fee - $500

2. Candidacy Status Fee - $7,500

3. Site Visit Processing Fee - $8,000

Total: $16,000


If you are a prospective program in health information management, please refer to the initial accreditation section of the website under Health Information Management.

HIM Initial Accreditation

If you are a prospective program in health informatics, please refer to the initial accreditation section of the website under Health Informatics.

HI Initial Accreditation