If you have questions about who we are or what we do, our Frequently Asked Questions page may have the answer you’re looking for.

How do I contact NMHIMA?

Complete the Contact Us form.

What is NMHIMA?

NMHIMA is the New Mexico Health Information Management Association. We are an affiliate of the national organization, AHIMA, the American Health Information Management Association. AHIMA offers credentials in coding and health information. Please see AHIMA’s website for more information on how to obtain these credentials!

What is NMHIMA’s purpose?

Our purpose is to provide education and support to the health information community throughout the state of New Mexico. We offer many conferences throughout the year to help you keep up-to-date on your CEUs.

When are NMHIMA’s conferences/events?

We have two annual conferences held during the Spring and Fall, usually in April and September. Additionally, there may be more conferences hosted. Updates on any conference schedules, times and dates, will be provided on our website at least one month prior to the conference. Please see our Events page for more information.

How do I join the board of NMHIMA?
We have an election every year for new board members. You must be a member of AHIMA with NMHIMA as your CSA. Election is held in April or May, and new oncoming board members will start their term in July. We follow a fiscal year, so July 1st until the next year’s June 30th is a one year term on the board. Many positions are offered with different responsibilities and serving time. Please contact us for more information.
How do I volunteer?

To volunteer, simply send us an email and inform us you’d like to help. There are many committees and wonderful fun volunteer opportunities available! It is very good for resume building and we appreciate all of the extra help. Please see our Volunteer Opportunities page.

Can I be a speaker if my career is not focused in HIM?

Yes, you can be a speaker at one of our many conferences. We have many leadership slots available, so if your specialty is IT or if you’re a physician, we’d still love to hear from you! Please fill out our form on the Call For Speakers page.

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