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Benefits of Membership

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Join a unique, neutral forum that represents the interests of the many sectors of the healthcare community
NCHICA members represent: hospitals and clinics; medical practices; professional societies and nonprofit associations; national, state and local health agencies; health plans; law firms; healthcare and IT consulting firms/vendors; health education and training providers; and research organizations. There are few organizations in the country that bring together such diverse members of the healthcare community.

Become a part of a nationally recognized, credible organization
NCHICA's involvement in the Nationwide Health Information Network (NwHIN) and the Health Information Security & Privacy Collaboration (HISPC) projects, along with its exemplary work on the Health Insurance Portability and Accountability Act (HIPAA), have made it a national resource for health information exchange and HIPAA compliance information.

Address common problems and work toward solutions
Why work alone or "re-invent the wheel" when you can work with your peers? NCHICA provides a unique opportunity for members to meet on a regular basis with others who do the same job and share the same day-to-day concerns. The Privacy & Security Officials Workgroup, the Transactions, Code Sets & Identifiers Workgroup, and the CIO Roundtable are just a few examples of active workgroups.

Make a difference and drive change in the healthcare industry
NCHICA's committees, workgroups and task forces are involved in numerous activities to accelerate the adoption of information technology and enabling policies.

Network with your peers and gain professional development 
Only employees of NCHICA member organizations can participate in NCHICA's committees, task forces and workgroups. Meetings are free and provide excellent opportunities to network with peers and grow professionally.

Access the online Membership Directory
Membership entitles you to access our online directory of nearly 300 member organizations and 1,900 individuals. The directory is searchable by last name or organization, and provides the most current contact information on NCHICA members.

Stay informed with our NCHICA Update newsletter
Each month, members receive an e-newsletter that features the latest information on NCHICA activities and membership, as well as links to articles and publications of interest and upcoming industry events. You can also learn about what other NCHICA members are doing.

Promote your organization in the NCHICA Update
Members can submit press releases and other newsworthy items for inclusion in the NCHICA Update, which reaches an audience of over 1,900.

Receive substantial discounts
Members receive substantial discounts on registration and exhibiting fees at the Annual Conference and other events.