Join/Renew CHIA Membership

You are eligible to be a member of California Health Information Association (CHIA) if you are a current member of the American Health Information Management Association (AHIMA) and have designated California as your Component State Association. Your CHIA membership type will be the same as your AHIMA membership type. Your membership dues renewal date will be the same as your AHIMA membership renewal date.

If you are a current AHIMA and/or CHIA member, it’s easy to join/renew. All you need to do to is log in to your CHIA profile and select My Transactions, and Pay Open Orders or click Join/Renew CHIA Membership to log in. If your dues are up for renewal, there will be an open dues order ready for you to pay. Contact CHIA’s Membership Department directly via e-mail at Membership@CaliforniaHIA.org if your dues are up for renewal and there is not an open dues order on your profile.

Join/Renew AHIMA Membership

If you also need to join/renew your AHIMA membership, visit Join/Renew AHIMA Membership

Membership Types and CHIA Dues

Active Member

The Active members of CHIA are the Active members of the American Health Information Management Association (AHIMA) who have designated California as their Component State Association. An Active member in good standing is entitled to serve as a committee member, to vote in any election or other matter, and to hold any office, including Committee Chair, member of the Board of Directors, Officer, member of the House of Delegates, or Delegate to AHIMA.
Active Member Dues: $50 per year

New Graduate
Dues for Active members designated as “New Graduate” by AHIMA are discounted for one year.
New Graduate Dues: $20 per year
Emeritus (formerly Senior)
Dues for Active members designated as “Emeritus” by AHIMA are discounted. Make sure AHIMA has your birthday so your membership automatically changes after your 65th birthday.
Emeritus (Senior) Dues: $25 per year

Student Member

Student members of CHIA are the Student members of the American Health Information Management Association (AHIMA) who have designated California as their Component State Association. A Student member in good standing is entitled to serve as a committee member in a designated student position, with voice but not vote. They are not entitled to other voting privileges, hold office or serve as delegates.
Student Member Dues: $20 per year

Honorary Member

The Honorary members of CHIA are the honorary members of the American Health Information Management Association (AHIMA) who have designated California as their Component State Association and also those individuals to whom the CHIA Board of Directors has conferred honorary status. Honorary members who were Active members shall retain their Active membership rights.
Honorary Dues: $0 (waived)

Corporate Partnership

Any corporation interested in the purpose of CHIA is eligible for Corporate Partnership. The corporation shall designate one representative. The representative of a corporate partner is entitled to serve as a non-member on CHIA committees and to vote on committee matters, but is not entitled to vote in any election or hold any office. If the representative of a Corporate Partner is an Active member of AHIMA and CHIA, he/she shall retain his/her Active membership rights.
Corporate Partner Annual Fee: $500 per year