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Certified Documentation Improvement Practitioner

Credit Recommendation 

  • 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

Credit Recommendation

  • HCA 101 - Healthcare Systems and Administration: 3 credits, lower division level
  • HIM 115 - Health Information Management: 3 credits, lower division level
  • 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
  • HIM 405 - Health Information Law, Privacy and Security: 3 credits, upper division level
  • HIM 420 - Healthcare Research and Quality: 3 credits, upper division level

Effective Dates 

February 2014 through December 2016

Issuing Agency

American Health Information Management Association (AHIMA)

How to Apply for the Credit