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Arkansas Association of Healthcare Access Management


Patient access services professionals are those individuals who work in admissions, registration, scheduling, revenue cycle management, patient finance, guest relations and other related areas. All patient access services professionals interested in career growth, creativity, and personal achievement will benefit from the many resources and opportunities available through NAHAM.


Join NAHAM for Valuable Educational and Career Support! Increase your professionalism, improve your skills and enhance your knowledge with:

*The Certified Healthcare Access Manager (CHAM) Credentialing Program - A supervised examination program for defining the standards healthcare access management must meet. 

*The Certified Healthcare Access Associate (CHAA) Examination - A supervised examination for refining the knowledge and skills of the healthcare access associate. 

*An Annual National Educational Conference and Exposition, with regional meetings and the opportunity to participate on a committee. 

*Educational Scholarships and Awards.

*Enhance Your Career - network with your peers via the:

*Membership Directory - containing information pertaining to your colleagues across the United States as well as members located in Canada. 

*Job Line - learn of new positions and services available in the industry. 

*Annual Educational Conference and Exposition. 

*Committees and Regional Activities - conducted by NAHAM's affiliate organizations. 

*Access Forum interactive member to member community tool. 

*Presence on Facebook and LinkedIn, professional and social networking sites.

*Stay Informed - keep on top of the latest regulations and guidelines affecting patient access matters through NAHAM's publications:

*The NAHAM Management Journal - a quarterly source of authoritative and educational information. 

*Connections - NAHAM's newsletter with timely updates information about your national association.






 The Arkansas Association of Healthcare Access Managers (ARKHAM) is a professional organization dedicated to promoting excellence in the management of patient access services for hospitals and other healthcare facilities.

ARKHAM members are healthcare’s front line in working with patients in Admitting, Patient Registration, and Patient Access departments.

ARKHAM Administrative Contacts:

President                                                                                  Vice President                                               Cheryl Bucz                                                                             Philana Johnson                                           Main Reg/BIC Reg Supervisor                                            Assistant Director Main Admissions
Baxter Regional Medical Center                                         Washington Regional Medical Center   
624 Hospital Drive                                                                 3215 North Hills Blvd                                 Mountain Home, AR 72653                                                  Fayetteville, AR 72703                                (870)508-7047                                                                       (479)463-1039                                          cbucz@baxterregional.org                                                   p1johnson@wregional.com                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                              Secretary/Treasurer

                                                          Lisa Snow

                                                          Patient Access Director

                                                          Johnson Regional Medical Center

                                                          1100 E Poplar St

                                                          Clarksville, AR 72830

                                                          (479)754-5322

                                                          lsnow@jrmc.com