The New York Health Information Association (NYHIMA) is a Component State Association (CSA) of the American Health Information Management Association (AHIMA).  Membership to NYHIMA is contingent upon your membership status with AHIMA.  To qualify for membership in NYHIMA you must first be a member of AHIMA.

As a member of AHIMA in New York, NYHIMA will continue to support you with these complimentary member benefits:

  • Subscription to the digital edition of the quarterly NYHIMA newsletter, Perspectives Online
  • E-mails regarding upcoming education programs, events and industry news
  • Automatic access to your User Profile on NYHIMA Website (using your preferred email and password)
  • Access to NYHIMA job board through the NYHIMA website
  • NYHIMA Communications via LinkedIn Facebook, and Twitter

Why Join NYHIMA?

Membership in NYHIMA is an essential investment in your career as a Health Information Management professional.
Since 1935, NYHIMA has been dedicated to promoting the professional excellence of its members through education,
advocacy, and alliances and continues to offer its members an exceptional assortment of members-only benefits and
professional resources.

NYHIMA offers a governing and geographically diverse landscape for HIM professionals who reside and work in New York.  
To ensure funding of NYHIMA’s valuable member resources, an annual dues fee is required.  



NYHIMA’s annual membership runs from July 1 – June 30.

NYHIMA dues paying members will enjoy enhanced membership benefits in addition to the benefits listed above:

  • Assignment to a Component Local Association (CLA), based on the county in which you reside,                                   providing you with local networking and educational offerings.
  • An interactive CLA community with the NYHIMA Board of Directors and Central Office that                                           provides consultation services via leadership retreats and consultation calls.
  • Discounted registration fees for NYHIMA's continuing education programs and events
  • Eligibility to vote in the NYHIMA election
  • The capability to hold a NYHIMA office
  • Eligibility to serve on a NYHIMA committee
  • Eligibility to apply for NYHIMA scholarships
  • Access to the members-only portal of the NYHIMA website with access to HIM professionals through a membership directory
  • The opportunity to participate on the many state & federal legislative initiatives that will have a                                      direct impact on HIM professionals
  • Ability to submit open positions on the NYHIMA Job Board at No Charge!

Active Member

Emeritus Member

Student Member 

Defined by AHIMA as HIM professionals holding a valid AHIMA credential and former AHIMA Associate members.


Defined by AHIMA as Active members who are 65 years or older at the time of renewal.


To be eligible for the discounted student membership rate a student cannot hold an AHIMA credential and must be currently enrolled in a formal certificate or degree granting program directly relevant to AHIMA’s purpose, including, but not limited to, CAHIIM accredited or PCAP/ACCP approved coding programs. A student may retain this type of membership until graduation from that program, or for a maximum of four years, or until registering for an AHIMA certification examination. 

NYHIMA dues are $50 per year: (July 1-June 30)

NYHIMA dues are $25 per year: (July 1-June 30)


NYHIMA currently does not charge dues for student membership



Make an Investment in Your Future
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