UETHIMA Membership Application
July 1, 2018 – June 30, 2019
Become a Member of UETHIMA
To become a member of the Upper East Tennessee Health Information Management Association, fill out the membership application. If you have any questions regarding membership, please contact us.
Benefits of Membership
With approximately 150 members across NorthEast Tennesseee, UETHIMA professionals work in all levels of health care settings, health maintenance organizations, insurance companies, law firms, and information systems companies. UETHIMA strives to enhance healthcare quality through quality information.
Our membership consists of professionals with the RHIA, RHIT, CCS, CCS-P, CCA, CPC, CPHQ, CHP and CTR credentials. However anyone who is interested in the activity of the association can join as an Associate Member. Our members are provided education opportunities through AHIMA, THIMA and UETHIMA to earn continuing education units.
The annual membership year begins on July 1st and ends on June 30th.
Active – $20
The active members of this association shall be composed of the active members of the American Health Information Management Association who selects Tennessee for their state association. Active members in good standing (dues paid by June 30th) shall be entitled to all membership privileges including the right to vote, to hold office, and to serve as a member of the Board of Directors, Committee Chairman or delegate to the American Health Information Management Association.
Affiliate – $20
The affiliate membership shall be composed of any person who is interested in supporting the local association only and is not a member of the Tennessee Health Information Management Association. These members shall possess none of the rights and privileges of other classes of membership, including that of serving on committees, holding office or serving as delegates to the American Health Information Management Association.
Student – $0
Any individual who holds student membership in the American Health Information Management Association and who is formally enrolled in a program selects Tennessee state association. A student member shall be entitled to attend business and educational meetings of UETHIMA without payment of a registration fee. A student member shall have all rights and privileges of membership, including that of serving on committees in designated student positions with voice but no vote. They shall not be entitled to other voting privileges, hold office, or serve as delegate.
Honorary – $0
Any individual who holds honorary membership in the American Health Information Management Association who selects Tennessee for their state association or hold honorary membership in the Tennessee Health Information Management Association may become an honorary member of this organization subject to the rights and privileges accorded this class of membership by those organizations. These members shall be exempt from dues, shall possess none of the rights and privileges of other classes of membership and shall have no right, title, or interest in any property of UETHIMA. An honorary member may hold no other class of membership. Honorary Members who were Active Members shall retain their active membership rights.
Corporate – $20
Any corporation interested in the purposes of UETHIMA is eligible for corporate membership. The corporation shall designate one representative who shall have the rights and privileges of membership, including that of serving on committees with a voice and vote; however, they shall not be entitled to other voting privileges or to hold office.
When you join online, you will have the option to pay by mail with a check or pay online with a credit card (AMEX, MasterCard, or Visa). If you are paying by check, select “offline/mail” under payment options in the shopping cart. You will later see instructions to print the invoice page and mail your payment to KnowledgeConnex. The mailing address will be on the invoice. Make your check payable to KnowledgeConnex.