International Candidates

Certifications

AHIMA offers a variety of credentials to healthcare information management professionals. 
More than 82,000 HIM professionals in over 44 countries hold AHIMA credentials.  
As credential holders, professionals demonstrate knowledge, skills,
leadership, and experience in the healthcare workplace.  



CCS     CDIP    CHDA   CCA   
Certified 
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Coming Soon for International Candidates

How To Prepare

International candidates can prepare for the credential exam by registering for an AHIMA online workshop, requesting a custom training exam prep workshop, or attending an in-person workshop.  To learn more about credential exam preparation, click on the following links:

Online exam preparation workshops

In-person exam preparation workshops

Request custom exam prep training

Exam preparation publications

Knowledge Domains

AHIMA offers nine HIM certifications. Currently the CCS® and CDIP® are offered internationally. To learn more about AHIMA's certification knowledge domains, download the flyer

NCCA Accredited

AHIMA’s Coding and Health Information Management and Leadership
RHIA® , RHIT® , and CCS® certifications are accredited by the
National Commission for Certifying Agencies (NCCA),
conveying compliance with national and international standards
necessary to be considered valued and reliable.
Learn more
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