Registered Health Information Technician (RHIT®)
Earners of the RHIT® credential are able to ensure the quality of medical records by verifying their completeness, accuracy, and proper entry into computer systems. They are competent in the use of computer applications to assemble and analyze patient data for the purpose of improving patient care or controlling costs. Specialized roles include: coding diagnoses/procedures in patient records and working as cancer registrars compiling and maintaining data on cancer patients.
What it takes to earn this badge
Score a passing grade on the Registered Health Information Technician (RHIT®) exam
Complete one of the following to be eligible for the exam:
Graduate from an HIM program approved by a foreign association with which AHIMA has a reciprocity agreement
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