Review of Final Comment Period

The 30 Day final Comment Period was concluded on July 15, 2018 for the Draft 2 Revised 2018 Standards for Accreditation of Associate and Baccalaureate Degree Programs in Health Information Management. All comments received will be reviewed by the Health Information Management Accreditation Council (HIMAC) at its next meeting on July 24, 2018.

Standards Revision Process: Next Steps

All comments ensure all opportunities for input have been received and fully considered by the Health Information Management Accreditation Council (HIMAC) prior to the final Standards implementation date. A final version of the 2018 Health Information Management Accreditation Standards for Associate and Baccalaureate Degree will be developed. This final version will be sent to the CAHIIM Board of Directors for adoption.

Standards Revision Projected Timeline

The timeline below is in effect and may be subject to change

TASK

TIMING

CAHIIM announces Second Open Comment Period for Draft 2 Revised 2018 Standards for Accreditation of Associate and Baccalaureate Degree Programs in Health Information Management (HIM)

Completed

All Public Comments submitted on Draft 2

Completed July 15, 2018

Health Information Management Accreditation Council (HIMAC) reviews all feedback and comments from all stakeholders and prepares final draft of the 2018 HIM Standards and forwards to CAHIIM Board of Directors

July 24, 2018

CAHIIM Board of Directors adopts the final 2018 HIM Standards for Accreditation for Associate and Baccalaureate Degree Programs and publishes Implementation Plan for Initial and Continuing programs

August 2018


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Previous Comments and Draft 2 of the HIM Standards (Information Only)


Public Comments to Draft 1
: Summarized Comments for Baccalaureate and Associate Standards

Crosswalk #2: Changes to the Associate and Baccalaureate Degree Standards After first Public Comment Period of Draft #1

Draft 2 2018 Health Information Management Accreditation Standards - Associate Degree

Draft 2 2018 Health Information Management Accreditation Standards - Baccalaureate Degree