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Certified Documentation Improvement Practitioner (CDIP)

Credit Recommendations 

  • HIM 205 - Reimbursement Methodologies: 3 credits, lower division level
  • HIM 210 - Medical Coding and Billing I: 3 credits, lower division level
  • HIM 211 - Medical Coding and Billing II: 3 credits lower, division level
  • HIM 315 - Healthcare Statistics: 3 credits, upper division level
  • Health Information Law, Privacy and Security: 1 credit, upper division level
  • Healthcare Information Management and Leadership: 1 credit, lower division level
  • Healthcare Quality: 2 credits, lower division level
  • Healthcare Research: 2 credits, upper division level
  • Training and Development: 1 credit, upper division level

Effective Dates 

January 2017 through December 2022

Issuing Agency

American Health Information Management Association (AHIMA)

Applying for the Credit

If your credential was issued or valid during the validity period, or effective dates, for the credit recommendation, then you're eligible to apply for the credit. 

  • Consult with your Academic Advisor regarding the applicability of the credit to your degree plan.
  • Contact the PLA Office or the Registrar to apply for the credit.