Membership Classification

 

 

1. General Membership


• MEMBERSHIP CRITERIA: General membership is open to any duly registered corporation, partnership or single proprietorship that operates any healthcare information management documentation business.

• MEMBERSHIP REQUIREMENTS: A filled up application form along with a letter of intent must be submitted to HIMOAP Membership Committee together with SEC Registration Certificate (for corporation or partnership business type) or DTI Certificate (for single proprietorship) to prove the existence and legitimacy of the business entity. The applicant should also submit pertinent documents that would provide HIMOAP information about the company such as business profile, board of directors/investors information, annual revenues and among others. 

Any company which is not yet in operation will be considered on probationary status for 6 months. The six-months probationary period can be extended to another six (6) months after review by the membership committee. Minimum requirements are attendance to one (1) general meeting during the probation period of six (6) months, payment of annual dues and adherence to the Code of Ethics. 

• MEMBERSHIP FEE: A company applicant will be required to pay an annual fee. (Please refer to the schedule of fees outlined below) while a production facility which also offers education and training can register for dual classification and will be required to pay an annual fee. (Please refer to the schedule of fees outlined below)

2. Associate Membership

• MEMBERSHIP CRITERIA: Associate membership is open to any duly registered corporation or partnership or single proprietorship engaged in training of healthcare information management or any educational institution providing H.I.M. related transcription courses. 

• MEMBERSHIP REQUIREMENTS: A filled up application form along with a letter of intent must be submitted to HIMOAP Membership Committee together with SEC Registration Certificate (for corporation or partnership business type) or DTI Certificate (for single proprietorship) to prove the existence and legitimacy of the business entity. The applicant should also submit pertinent documents that would provide HIMOAP information about the company such as business profile, board of directors/investors information, annual revenues and among others. 

• MEMBERSHIP FEE: Membership Fee rates had been modified by the board of trustees effective immediately for all upcoming new members and returning members of HIMOAP. (Please refer to the schedule of fees outlined below)  Existing members of HIMOAP as of December 31, 2012 will have a one (1) year grace period for the new fees and will still use the membership fee rates of 2012 when they renew their membership fees for 2013.

3. Affiliate Membership

• MEMBERSHIP CRITERIA

Individual Membership. This is open to individuals who are employed by a General Member in executive, administrative, managerial or medical transcription position including independent consultants, potential investors, trainers and medical transcriptionists and editors. 

Corporate Membership. This is open to any vendors providing products or services for the medical transcription industry and those, which support the objectives and activities of the industry. 

• MEMBERSHIP REQUIREMENTS

Individual Membership. A filled up application form along with a letter of intent must be initially submitted to HIMOAP Membership Committee. The individual applicant must submit a Certificate of Employment (COE) to prove that he/she conforms to affiliate membership criteria. If the applicant is a potential investor, he/she must submit a document indicating his/her initial plans of investing to H.I.M. documentation business and of joining HIMOAP. 

Corporate membership. A filled up application form along with a letter of intent must be submitted to HIMOAP Membership Committee together with SEC Registration Certificate (for corporation or partnership business type) or DTI Certificate (for single proprietorship) to prove the existence and legitimacy of the business entity. The applicant should also submit pertinent documents that would provide HIMOAP information about the company such as business profile, board of directors/investors information, annual revenues and among others. 

• MEMBERSHIP FEE:  Membership Fee rates had been modified by the board of trustees effective immediately for all upcoming new members and returning members of HIMOAP. (Please refer to the schedule of fees outlined below)  Existing members of HIMOAP as of December 31, 2012 will have a one (1) year grace period for the new fees and will still use the membership fee rates of 2012 when they renew their membership fees for 2013.

 

HIMOAP New Fees