There are four categories of Membership for CFHIMA :
1. Active Membership - Yearly Membership Dues of $30
Any Registered Health Information Administrator (RHIA), Registered Health Information Technician (RHIT), Certified Health Data Analyst (CHDA) Certified Coding Specialist (CCS), Certified Coding Specialist-Physician (CCS-P), Certified Coding Associate (CCA) or Certified in Healthcare Privacy and Security (CHPS) individual employed or residing in the state of Florida shall be eligible for active membership. Active members in good standing shall be entitled to all membership privileges including that of serving on committees and earning continuing education credits by attendance at events sponsored by CFHIMA. They may also serve as chairpersons and member of committees and be eligible to serve as delegates.
2. Associate Membership - Yearly Membership Dues of $40
Any person employed or residing in the state of Florida who does not meet the qualifications for active membership is eligible for associate membership. Associate members shall have all rights and privileges of membership including that of serving on committees and earning continuing education credits by attendance at events sponsored by CFHIMA. They shall not be entitled to hold office, serve as committee chairpersons, or as delegates.
3. Student Membership - Yearly Membership Dues of $15
Any individual who who is enrolled in an AHIMA accredited or approved college based/correspondence program for Health Information Management or Health Information Technician in the state of Florida is eligible for student membership so long as such membership continues. A student member shall be entitled to attend all business and educational sessions, serve as a committee member, but shall not be eligible to vote or hold office.
Those applying for student membership must email the Student Verification Form to firstname.lastname@example.org along with completing the CFHIMA membership application at www.cfhima.org.
4. Corporate Membership -
See corporate membership page for additional information