The Healthcare Financial Practices team is responsible for the technical and content direction for HFMA, management of its thought leadership efforts, and leadership of its policy activities. Team members publish extensively on a wide array of healthcare finance and strategy topics. Key policy areas include payment reform, value creation, revenue cycle management, accounting and financial reporting, capital access, and other areas that drive healthcare practices and organizational high performance. Results of Healthcare Financial Practices initiatives have been used by hospitals, rating agencies, regulatory agencies, congressional committees, accounting standard-setting bodies, state hospital associations, and other government and industry leaders.