About Us

The American Association of Healthcare Administrative Management (AAHAM) is the premier professional organization in healthcare administrative management. Your one-stop resource center for information, education and advocacy in the areas of reimbursement, admittiing and registration, data management, health information management, patient relations and so much more.

AAHAM was founded in 1968 as the American Guild of Patient Account Management. Initially formed to serve the interests of hospital patient account managers, AAHAM has evolved into a national membership association that represents a broad-based constituency of healthcare financial management professionals,

Professional development of its members is one of the primary goals of the association. Publications, conferences and seminars. benchmarking, professionsl certification and networking offer numerous opportunities for increasing skills and knowledge that are necessary to function effectively in todays health care environment.

AAHAM actively represents the interests of healthcare adminstrative management professionals through a comprehensive program of legislative and regulatory monitoring and its participation in industry groups such as ANSI, DISA and NUBC. AAHAM is a major force in shaping the future of health care administrative management. 

Where do we go from here?

We welcome all potential members to become a National and Local Chapter member and to get involved in your member-run organization. It's through our involvement and advocacy for our worthwhile work that we can make a difference in our own work lives and those we are associated with in our industry.