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Individual Professional Members


Maximize Your Membership: View the member benefits grid.

Membership Matters E-newsletter: View the current and archived copies of monthly Membership Matters e-newsletters at your convenience.

Member discounts from AHDI: See the many types of educational opportunities, as listed below.

  • Books and products: Helpful standards, practice guides, certification exam prep, and more.
  • Live Webinars: Convenient, flexible online learning in a wide array of topics.
  • Online Courses: Go-at-your-own-pace courses to deepen your knowledge and fine-tune your skills or to use as a refresher.

Online Learning Library: 24/7 access to the Online Learning Library, which contains educational material in several formats. Find the FREE and discounted items under Education/Member Benefits.

  • Choose three (3) FREE on-demand webinars per quarter in the Online Learning Library.
    • Use discount code Q224 between 04/1/24–06/30/24

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  • Article and quiz (credit-worthy) on hot topics and industry trends posted monthly to the Online Learning Library.

Online CEC Quizzes: Earn continuing education credits (CECs) by reading credit-worthy articles in the Online Learning Library and taking an online quiz (requires an 85% to pass). For Individual Professional members only.

OWLS Academy: Access articles, quizzes, puzzles, and resources to enhance or refresh your knowledge in a multitude of specialty areas within the healthcare documentation settings.

New-Hire Test Prep: Access three 75-question quizzes to test your knowledge in a wide range of areas and prepare for employment tests given for healthcare documentation specialist positions.

Credentials: The four letters that will follow your name will make a powerful statement about the expertise you bring to the table. Earn your Registered Healthcare Documentation Specialist (RHDS) and Certified Healthcare Documentation Specialist (CHDS). Member pricing available on exam preparation courses and products and exam fees.

Additional savings from AHDI industry partners:

  • Stedman’s: Save 20% on a wide selection of Stedman’s products. The discount is applied at the time of checkout.
  • For The Record: Receive a free subscription to the monthly news magazine. Follow the link to complete the online subscription form.
  • Dell Computer: Save up to 10% off systems plus frequent promotions and special offers not available to the general public.


AHDI Meetings: Filled with great information and provide ways to connect with other members.

Member Directory: Search, find, and connect with fellow members by using this convenient online tool. Your record may be modified anytime by accessing your membership account online.

Healthcare Documentation Integrity Conference: Accelerate learning and connect virtually with others.


Volunteer Opportunities: Learn leadership skills and share your expertise, build meaningful peer relationships, and demonstrate your commitment to AHDI’s mission in a safe environment.

Board of Directors: Attend a monthly board meeting to get connected with what’s going on with the organization. Learn about board candidacy and the election process here.

“Fellow of AHDI” Designation (AHDI-F): Become a Fellow of the Association for Healthcare Documentation Integrity, which is an honor that signifies you have achieved a balance of civic/community volunteer activities and you exhibit leadership qualities in your profession that go far beyond regular healthcare documentation practice. Certification and membership requirements apply.

AHDI Integrity Awards: AHDI hosts an annual awards program to acknowledge the significant contributions of its members, other individuals, and organizations that have made an impact on the healthcare documentation sector over the previous year. Watch for a call for nominations and submit your vote!