Membership in CAHIE is open to all public and private California organizations, whether nonprofit or for profit, wishing to help promote the purposes of CAHIE and become part of establishing cost-effective, statewide health information exchange in California.  There are three main classifications: HIE Organizations and Affiliate Members; Associations, Government Organizations, and Emeritus Members; and Supporters.  All Members receive the same benefits: participate in Committees and Workgroups, be included on CAHIE’s exclusive member mailing list and receive invitations to CAHIE activities, use of the CAHIE logo on marketing material (with prior approval), and listed as a Member on our website.

HIE Organizations

Large HIE Organization: HIOs with greater than $50M in annual revenue
$5,000 annually
Small HIE Organization: HIOs with less than $50M in annual revenue
$2,500 annually
Junior HIE Organization: HIOs in the first two years of incorporation that do not yet have the budget for full membership
no cost

Associations, Government Organizations, and Emeritus Members

Non-HIE Association: not-for-profit associations of health IT stakeholders interested in HIE
$1,000 annually
Government Organization: any federal, state, or local government agency
no cost (CTEN participation costs may still apply)
Individual Emeritus: retired thought leaders that have been nominated for emeritus status
no cost

Supporters

This classification is for vendors, service providers, individuals, or other non-HIE organization.  It is also for Members that wish to support CAHIE activities above and beyond Membership, such as event sponsorship, special projects, or marketing and communication efforts.

Bronze Supporter: any vendor (or other Member) wishing to support CAHIE at the minimum support level
$5,000 annually
Small-Business Supporter: any vendor or other non-HIE small business with less than $5M in annual revenue
$2,500 annually
Individual Supporter: individuals with an interest in HIE that wish to participate in CAHIE activities
$250 annually

Silver, Gold, and Platinum Supporters receive additional benefits in recognition of their greater financial support. Silver, Gold, and Platinum Supporters may suggest topics for the Knowledge Network.  Platinum Supporters may be invited to present at the Knowledge Network and will be recognized for their support at CAHIE events.

Silver Supporter: any vendor (or other Member) wishing to support at a higher level
$10,000 annually
Gold Supporter: any vendor (or other Member) wishing to support at a higher level
$15,000 annually
Platinum Supporter: any vendor (or other Member) wishing to support at a higher level
$20,000 annually

Applying for Membership

All new Members and Supporters are approved by the Board of Directors. Completed and signed forms should be submitted to info@ca-hie.org, and will be reviewed by the Executive Committee for recommendation to the Board. For more information, please refer to our Membership Policy.

Member Application: If you are interested in becoming a Member of CAHIE, complete the Application for Membership.
Supporter Application: If you are interested in participating in CAHIE and supporting our activities, complete the Application for Participation.

Fees are paid annually upon receipt of invoice.

Note: Participation in the California Trusted Exchange Network (CTEN) is separate from CAHIE Membership.  All Members, including Government Organizations, participating in CTEN are still responsible for CTEN participation fees.  See On-Boarding to CTEN for more information.