HIM - Health Info Management Instructor Qualifications

 

HIM Instructor Requirements:

  • Associate or Bachelor’s Degree in Health Information Management AND current credential as a Registered Health Information Technician or Registered Health Information Administrator AND three years work experience in the Health Information Management profession.

 

HIM 182:

  • Bachelors or Masters degree in Health Care Administration, Masters in Public Health or related graduate degree, OR other recognized credential or license in a healthcare field, with three years related experience within the previous five year period. 


HIM 270, HIM 273 and HIM 276

  • Current credential as a Registered Health Information Technician (RHIT),  Registered Health Information Administrator (RHIA), or Certified Coding Specialist (CCS),  AND three years ICD9-CM/ICD-10 coding experience in an acute care facility within previous five year period. 


HIM 272 and HIM 277

  • Associate or Bachelor’s Degree in Health Information Management AND current credential as a Registered Health Information Technician or Registered Health Information Administrator AND three years management experience in the Health Information Management profession.

HIM 275

  • Current credential as a Registered Health Information Technician (RHIT), Registered Health Information Administrator (RHIA), Certified Coding Specialist(CCS),  Certified Coding Specialist – Physician (CCS-P), or Certified Professional Coder (CPC) with previous five years experience in CPT coding. 

Revised Date: January 2010

 

Instructor Qualifications for HIM Prior to January 2010