American Health Information Management Association (AHIMA)

American Health Information Management Association (AHIMA)
Learning Activity

Association Requirements

AHIMA awards CEUs based on the length of the training, see chart for details.

Length of Training / Contact Hours Index Number
associated with training
offered for training
Less than 30 minutes CMS06140727A 0.5
30 to 60 minutes CMS06140728A 1.0
60 to 90 minutes CMS06140729A 1.5
90 to 120 minutes CMS06140730A 2.0


Learning Format of Activity Accepted

  1. MLN Calls and Webcasts Register
    • Certificates of participation are available for 30 days after the event. Only participants who registered for the event can receive a certificate of participation.
    • After the event, email for your certificate and include in the email:
      • Date and topic in the subject line
      • Your name in the body of the email
      • The MLN will verify your registration and respond to your request within 5 business days.
  2. CMS Grand Rounds Events Recorded Webinars
    • Training list and instructions for successful completion

Submission/Documentation Requirements

When submitting documentation for completed training please retain:

  • A copy of your certificate of completion/participation, or
  • Documentation of the contact hours spent in the training
  • Corresponding Index Number from the chart above

Note: AHIMA credential-holders may claim 1 CEU per 60 minutes of attendance at an educational program. Maintain documentation about the program for verification purposes in the event of an audit. A program does not need to be pre-approved by AHIMA, nor does a CEU certificate need to be provided, in order to claim AHIMA CEU credit. 

Contact Information

View the Recertification Guide on AHIMA's web site for CEU requirements.