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Career Center & Job Postings

Visit the Career Center for health care administrators and executives. During this challenging time, many are searching for new opportunities and our Career Center may be useful! You’ll find interview tips, the ability to review open positions by job category and location as well as information to contact us about posting a job from your organization! AIHC Member organizations can post jobs for free. Non-members pay only $25 per post.


Job Listing Categories:

  • Auditing & Quality Analysts
  • Regularly Directors/ Compliance Officers
  • IT Security & Health Information Management (HIM)
  • Medical Coding

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COVID-19 Latest Novel Coronavirus Reports

Evidence of Early Jan-Feb, 2-2- COVID-19 Spread in the United States – new report published on May 29, 2020 by the CDC. Click Here for the report.
Click Here for the Morbidity & Mortality (MMWR) Weekly Reports published by the Centers for Disease Control (CDC). 



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Cybersecurity Top Exploited Vulnerabilities 

U.S. Government reporting has identified the top 10 most exploited vulnerabilities by state, nonstate, and unattributed cyber actors from 2016 to 2019. This alert provides details on vulnerabilities routinely exploited by foreign cyber actors—primarily Common Vulnerabilities and Exposures (CVEs)[1]—to help organizations reduce the risk of these foreign threats. Click Here for the full Alert “Top 10 Routinely Exploited Vulnerabilities”.


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OIG Develops New Toolkits for Opioid Risk of Overdose 

OIG has developed two toolkits that provide detailed steps for using prescription drug claims data to analyze patients' opioid levels to identify certain patients at risk of opioid misuse or overdose. There are two toolkits. For the SAS code, use this toolkit (released in 2018). For the R or SQL code, use this toolkit (released in 2020). The toolkits start with the same two chapters: (1) Analysis of Prescription Drug Claims Data; and (2) Explanation of the Programming Code to Conduct the Analysis. The remaining chapters contain the programming code:


May 2020 Toolkit for Calculating Opioid Levels and Identifying Patients At Risk of Misuse or Overdose


Previous Toolkit published by OIGUsing Data Analysis To Calculate Opioid Levels and Identify Patients At Risk of Misuse or Overdose


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2021 Training Camps are Open for Registration

  • HIPAA Compliance April 28-29, 2021 in Las Vegas
  • Medicare Cost Reporting April 21-22, 2021 in Nashville
  • Corporate Compliance April 15-16,2021 in Tampa

Click Here for more information and download our Social Distancing guidelines.


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