AAHAM’s mission is to be the premier professional organization in healthcare administrative services. Through a national organization and local chapters, we provide quality member services and leadership in the areas of education, communication, representation, professional standards and certification.

The American Association of Healthcare Administrative Management (AAHAM) understands your needs. We connect you with the resources that give you the competitive edge. And we do it in time-efficient and cost-effective ways that put you in touch with the expertise of your colleagues and the body of knowledge of your profession.


AAHAM is dedicated to the professional development of its members. The Journal of Patient Account Management, annual Membership directory and Reference Manual, Annual National Institute, chapter seminars and workshops, technical certification program, and college scholarships offer numerous opportunities for increasing the skills and knowledge that are necessary to function effectively in today’s healthcare environment.


For over forty years, AAHAM’s elite certification examinations have set a standard of excellence in patient financial services and the revenue cycle. AAHAM certifications are an investment in your personal growth and your professional future. For more information, visit our Certification page


AAHAM actively represents the interests of patient accounting professionals through a broad program of legislative and regulatory monitoring, issue management, and public awareness. This program include informing and alerting our members through the newsletters, Reve-News, rallying our nationwide network of legislative chairpersons to take action on public policy initiatives, and promoting awareness and recognition through national Patient Account Management Week.

AAHAM serves as the strongest advocate for patient accounting professionals.


The exchange of information and support between you and your colleagues is one of the most important benefits of being a member of AAHAM. Through face-to-face meetings like the Annual National Institute and local chapter seminars.

AAHAM members gain expanded knowledge and awareness through interaction with peers who have mutual interests and concerns.

Act Now

  • Join AAHAM today!
  • Gain the lasting benefits of membership in the only national membership association dedicated exclusively to fulfilling the needs of patient account management professionals.
  • Contact any one of our local chapters nationwide, or call AAHAM’s National Headquarters Office

    1120 NJ  -73, Suite 200
    Mt. Laurel, NJ 08054
    P:  703-281-44043

Competitive Edge

By promoting the recognition of patient account management as an integral part of Edge financial management in the healthcare industry, and by

  • encouraging the application of efficient business office and receivables
  • management practices, facilitating the exchange of information among members and associates,
  • developing educational programs for skills development and knowledge enhancement,
  • providing professional development opportunities for persons new to the industry,
  • establishing standards of performance for patient accounting personnel,
  • fostering communication and cooperation among financial management professionals throughout the healthcare industry.