Frequently Asked Questions

Where do AHCAP Members Work?
Association members are employed in a variety of settings including: acute care medical centers, academic medical centers, integrated delivery systems, multi-service health facilities, managed care providers, long-term care, insurance companies, state hospital associations and a number of other work environments.

How Can I Become a Member?
Becoming a member is simple! Just complete the secure online application or print the PDF application and once completed, mail or fax your applcation to: 
AHCAP Headquarters
326 E. Main St.
Louisville, KY 40202
Fax: 502-589-3602

How Much are the Membership Dues?
Regular Membership $195 annually - This membership is reserved for individuals who provide administrative support to executives and senior management in healthcare organizations such as hospitals, healthcare systems, associations, health plans, and any other organizations with healthcare as their primary mission. Active members may hold committee and leadership positions.

Associate Membership $325 annually - This membership is reserved for individuals and companies that support healthcare administrators or provide products or services to the healthcare industry at large. Associate members may be appointed to committees but may not hold leadership positions.

Retired Membership $25 annually – This membership is reserved for individuals who have left Regular membership to retire from professional practice, are eligible to retain membership, and are classified as “Retired.” Retired members are not eligible for elective office in AHCAP.

What are the Benefits of Membership?
Association membership offers you a wealth of benefits including print and online resources, networking opportunities, job-searching tools, and discounts to educational events. For complete benefit details, visit the Membership Information section under About Us.

If I Join Today, When Will My Membership Expire?
Your membership will be active for a full 12 months. The AHCAP dues cycle runs annually based on your anniversary join date.  

Does AHCAP have a student membership?
AHCAP does not offer a student membership.
If I Join Today, When Will I Receive My Membership Information?
Please allow 3 - 5 business days for membership information to be processed. If you have not received your confirmation email within a week of applying, please contact AHCAP headquarters at (888) 320-0808.

How Do I Become More Involved in AHCAP?
AHCAP encourages all members to participate fully in association activities and governance. Click here to visit our committee and task force page.

How Do I Update My Contact Information?
You can easily update your information online. The online form can be accessed by clicking on the Update Your Profile link under the Members Only section (login is required) or by click on Member Profile.

How Do I Renew My Membership?
Renewing your Association membership is simple! You will automatically receive an invoice when your membership is about to expire. At that point, you can either renew by phone, fax, online with a credit card, or via mail with a check/money order/credit card.

What is the Fastest Way to Learn About Resources Available from AHCAP?
AHCAP is proud to offer a diverse selection of publications and products designed specifically to address the evolving demands of healthcare strategy professionals. To learn about our offerings, please visit the Professional Resources page.

How Can AHCAP Assist Me in Recruitment or Finding a Job?
Whether you have an open position to fill or are seeking employment, the AHCAP Career Center can help you find what you are looking for. Listings for available positions are published as an attachment to the monthly e-newsletter, AHCAP News You Need. You may also search for Job Postings to see open positions (login is required).  For specifics about this job recruitment resource, contact AHCAP at

I Heard AHCAP Has a Professional Designation Program (cHAP certification). Where Can I Find Details About This?
The latest information regarding the cHAP designation is always available at AHCAP Online. You may also view a list of cHAP Recipients online.

How Can I Submit an Article to the Member Newsletter?
If you are interested in submitting an article for Notations, please send a short outline or brief statement of an idea to AHCAP at prior to the development or submission of a manuscript.

I Have Lost My Password to the Members Only Area of the AHCAP Website, What Do I Do?
On the login screen of the Members Only area, please click on Forgot Password. Your password will be emailed to the address provided when you registered.