Exam Fee Reimbursement 


NJHIMA will reimburse the cost of the credentialing examination for Registered Health Information Administrator (RHIA) or Registered Health Information Technician (RHIT) for new graduates who pass the examination within 6 months of graduation from an CAHIIM accredited HIA or HIT program.


  1. The examination candidate must be a member, in good standing, of NJHIMA for a minimum of 6 months prior to graduation/program completion.
  2. The examination candidate must be a graduate of an accredited HIA or HIT program.
  3. The examination date may not extend more than 6 months beyond the date of graduation (course completion) as stated on the college transcript.
  4. Application and scheduling of the examination is the sole responsibility of the graduate.
  5. Application for reimbursement is the sole responsibility of the graduate.


Upon achieving a passing grade as established by AHIMA, the student can apply for reimbursement. Note: the following documents must be attached to the application.

  • Written proof from AHIMA of passing grade for the certification examination.
  • Proof of program completion date (unofficial transcript indicating degree conferred date or letter from program on educational institution letterhead).
  • Receipt for proof of payment (cancelled check or printout of receipt for on-line registration).

Request for reimbursement must be within 60 days of the date on the passing grade notification.

Apply for Reimbursement