It’s Patient ID Week

For four years, the US House of Representatives has repealed Section 510 from the Labor-HHS appropriations bill, and for two years the US Senate also removed Section 510 from their draft bills. However, during final negotiations the ban was reinserted. Section 510 is a barrier to advancing a national strategy on patient identification, and we must ensure its repeal.

AHIMA needs your help to reach out to your members of Congress THIS WEEK to urge them to support the repeal of Section 510 in the Labor-HHS appropriations bill.

There are multiple ways to participate: