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Health Information Management, A Guide to Effectively Managing Health Information in Missouri


The Missouri Health Information Management Association (MoHIMA) began in 1952 as a non-profit healthcare professional association, and today represents over 2,000 Missouri members. As a component state association of the American Health Information Management Association (AHIMA), MoHIMA is dedicated to serving our members by increasing, promoting and perpetuating the visibility of the health information management profession through education, communication and advocacy.

The Missouri Health Information Management Association acknowledges its appreciation to the law firm of Forbes Law Group, LLC for this update to the Health Information Management Legal Manual: Missouri. A special thanks is extended to Richelle Marting, JD, MHSA, RHIA, CPC, CEMC, CPMA, CPC-I; Quentin Templeton, JD; K.J. Wall, JD; and Melissa Ebling for their efforts with this manual.

About the Portal

Who would benefit from this valuable web portal? HIM Directors, Physician Practice Managers, Release of Information Companies, Legal Consultants, and the list goes on!

Chapters include consents, subpoenas, release of information, behavioral health records, the medical record (including the legal EHR), required reporting, and more!

Updates to the web portal will be made in real-time as additions or revisions are made.

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2021 Portal Updates

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Access to the MoHIMA Legal Manual Portal is obtained by a yearly subscription. The subscription will run from January 1st – December 31st of each year. Prorated payments will not be available.

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