Convention Registration and General Information

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Registration Information
Register Online (preferred method) or print alternate Registration Form (PDF) for fax, mail, or emailed registration. If registering or purchasing more than one item online, select “continue shopping” after adding the first item to the shopping cart.

Full payment is required with completed registration form. A copy of an approved check request is acceptable when submitted with the printed registration form. No over-the-phone registrations.

Registration Confirmation
A registration confirmation will be emailed to all registered attendees. Please provide a valid email address.

Regular Registration Cut-off / Onsite Registration
All registrations received after June 3, 2020 will be processed as onsite registrations. Onsite registrants are welcome; A $50 onsite fee will apply.

Registered Attendee Things to Know:

Certificate of Attendance (CEU)
This program is approved for continuing education units (CEUs) by AHIMA, AAPC and BRN. CEUs are based on contact hours. 30 minutes of attendance at an educational program equals .5 CEU. Registrants can earn up to 19.5 hours of continuing education during this program. Earn additional CEUs by attending a pre-convention tutorial. HIIM Domains vary depending on the session and are noted on the CEU form. For full details on CEU qualifications, calculations, and more, view the AHIMA Recertification Website

  • Convention CEU form will be included in the attendee bag and should be utilized onsite to mark sessions attended.
  • Pre-convention Tutorial CEU form will be emailed to the registrant following the event.

Presentation Materials
Attendees will be emailed a link to the materials prior to the program and are encouraged to access and download materials in advance. WiFi access onsite is not provided. In addition, materials will be available in the convention mobile app. Attendees will have access to the materials until July 15, 2020.

  • Concurrent sessions materials will be posted on the CHIA website exclusively for registrants after June 3, 2020, as they become available.
  • Pre-convention Tutorial materials will be emailed to registrants.

Convention Mobile App
The week before the event, the official event application will be available in the App Store and Google Play by downloading the Attendify app and searching: CHIA Convention & Exhibit 2020. Connect with colleagues, access event details and presentation materials, and stay in the loop with show announcements.

Event Cancellation and Substitution Policy
View the Event Cancellation and Substitution Policy for details on how to submit substitution and cancellation requests.

Special Needs
For any special needs, indicate the requested accommodation on the registration form.

Program Changes
Presenter and topic lineups are subject to change without notice. Check the CHIA website for the current schedule.

CHIA occasionally uses photographs of program activities including participants in promotional print or electronic media. By virtue of your attendance, you agree to the usage of your image in such media.

Recording and/or videotaping educational sessions by attendees is prohibited.

Conference Attire
In June the weather may be warm during the daytime, cooler in the evenings. A light jacket may be needed. Due to variation in room temperature, it is suggested to wear layered clothing during educational sessions to ensure comfort.

CHIA is an affiliate of the American Health Information Management Association and has provided educational programs for members and other allied health professionals for 70 years. See a full list of convention sponsors

Exhibit Hall
Admittance to the Exhibit Hall is limited to individuals and business firms who have contracted and paid for space assignments. No other person will be permitted access to the Exhibit Hall for the purpose of demonstrating their products, distributing advertising material, canvassing, soliciting orders, personnel recruitment, soliciting participation in unauthorized surveys, or for any other purpose. Violation will result in expulsion from the area.

Mothers and Fathers
Families are welcome at the CHIA Convention & Exhibit. We prefer that children not attend educational sessions, exhibits or social events. Thank you for your cooperation.