AHIMA


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American Health Information Management Association

 (AHIMA)
an organization founded in 1928 for individuals interested in health systems information management, biostatistics, classification systems, and systems analysis. An important function is the certification of medical record personnel as registered record administrators and accredited record technicians (see medical records administrator). It also publishes the Glossary of Health Care Terms to standardize health care terminology. The address is 233 North Michigan Avenue, Suite 2150, Chicago, Illinois 60601-5800.

AHIMA

Abbreviation for American Health Information Management Association.

AHIMA

American Health Information Management Association.
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The press release included a formal statement from AHIMA CEO Lynne Thomas Gordon stating that, "On behalf of our more than 72,000 members who have prepared for ICD-10 in good faith, AHIMA will seek immediate clarification on a number of technical issues such as the exact length of the delay." It went on to say that "It has been estimated that another one-year delay of ICD-10 would likely cost the industry an additional $1 billion to $6.6 billion on top of the already incurred costs from the previous one-year delay.
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