Registered Health Information Technician

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2 years
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A Health Information Technician (HIT) is also known as a Medical Record Technician. HITs are not licensed.

Registration is voluntary but recommended. Graduates of an associate degree program accredited by the American Health Information Management Association (AHIMA) are eligible for the national accreditation examination, sponsored by AHIMA, to become Registered Health Information Technicians (RHITs).