About Us

Aksarben AAHAM is the Nebraska chapter of the American Association of Healthcare Administrative Management (AAHAM). AAHAM is the premier professional organization in healthcare administrative management. AAHAM was founded in 1968 as the American Guild of Patient Account Management. Initially formed to serve the interests of hospital patient account managers, AAHAM has evolved into a national membership association that represents a broad-based constituency of healthcare professionals.

Professional development of its members is one of the primary goals of the association. Publications, conferences and seminars, benchmarking, professional certification and networking offer numerous opportunities for increasing the skills and knowledge that are necessary to function effectively in today's health care environment. AAHAM actively represents the interests of healthcare administrative management professionals through a comprehensive program of legislative and regulatory monitoring and its participation in industry groups such as ANSI, DISA and NUBC.

AAHAM's mission is to be the premier professional organization in health care administrative management. Through a national organization and local chapters, AAHAM provides quality member services and leadership in the areas of education, communication, representation, professional standards and certification.

Statement of Purpose

The purpose of the Aksarben Chapter of the American Association of Healthcare Administrative Management shall be to:

  • Promote and encourage the recognition of patient account management as an integral part of financial management in the healthcare industry

  • Encourage the implementation of efficient business and receivables management in all areas of the healthcare industry

  • Stimulate and encourage the exchange of information among the membership

  • Develop and encourage the implementation of programs for the purpose of furthering education and increasing the knowledge of members in the healthcare industry

  • Develop and implement such programs for the purpose of furthering the education and increasing the knowledge of members in the healthcare industry

  • Establish non-discriminatory standards of performance and professional conduct for the persons who participate or are involved in the management of patient accounts of any healthcare facility or related field conducting business in the healthcare industry

  • Cooperate with other healthcare organizations, institutions, other related agencies, third-party payors, and the general public