Sponsorship opportunities help you make an impact on the industry by forming meaningful, long-lasting relationships with healthcare financial leaders.

HFMA has developed four annual sponsorship program packages: Diamond, Platinum, Gold, and Silver. Designation in one of these categories depends on the level of financial contribution and activity of the sponsoring organization.

HFMA also offers many standard sponsorship offerings ranging from social activities to educational events and research. For inquiries concerning annual and other sponsorship opportunities, please contact Kurt Belisle or call (815) 549-1034.

Diamond Sponsors


An HFMA Peer Reviewed Solution Provider 

Emdeon is the leading provider of intelligent revenue cycle solutions that combine advanced technology with highly trained professionals, enabling hospitals and health systems to maximize revenue and profitability. With the uncertainty of healthcare reform, growing bad debt and increasing pressure on reimbursement rates, Emdeon can provide solutions via a full suite of technology-enabled services that help ensure your healthcare businesses succeeds.



GE Healthcare provides transformational medical technologies and services that are shaping a new age of patient care. Our “healthymagination” vision for the future invites the world to join us on our journey as we continuously develop innovations focused on reducing costs, increasing access and improving quality around the world.




McKesson is a healthcare services and information technology company dedicated to helping its customers deliver care in the safest, most cost-effective manner possible. McKesson’s consumer-driven revenue cycle solutions increase pre-service collections, improve financial performance, and measure and monitor your key performance indicators using actionable data. These financial clearance and financial settlement solutions also optimize payor reimbursement, lower the cost of collections, and increase patient satisfaction. McKesson and HFMA have collaborated on the following reports:


Optum is a leading information and technology-enabled health services business dedicated to helping make the health system work better for everyone. Optum employs more than 35,000 people worldwide who collaborate to deliver integrated, intelligent solutions that work to modernize the health system and improve overall population health.




Every day across America, more than 2,000 hospitals and health systems rely on RelayHealth to help them process over 5 million patient claims, worth over $1.1 trillion annually. Our broad array of revenue cycle management solutions use the power of the cloud and big data to help healthcare professionals make better financial decisions for their organizations and patients, right at the point of care. Nobody does more than RelayHealth to bring healthcare connections to life.




Siemens Healthcare proudly offers Soarian® Revenue Cycle Management, a HFMA MAP Keys compliant revenue cycle solution designed for the entire enterprise. Using a proactive, rules-driven approach, Soarian helps providers navigate today’s complex regulatory and reimbursement environment. It helps optimize organizational efficiency. Which means improved financial performance and a better patient experience.


Platinum Sponsors


Best known for market-leading coding solutions and ICD-10 expertise, 3M Health Information Systems also delivers innovative software and consulting services that raise the bar for clinical documentation improvement, computer-assisted coding, and document management. With a robust healthcare data dictionary and terminology services to support the expansion and accuracy of EHRs and nearly 30 years of healthcare experience, 3M is the go-to choice for organizations worldwide that want to improve quality and financial performance.





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Bank of America 2013  

Whether you seek an infusion of funds, improved revenue cycle metrics, streamlined payments processes or strategic advice, Bank of America Merrill Lynch services backed by more than $23 billion in commitments, provides customized solutions and healthcare industry. All delivered by a client manager and team of specialists focused on improving your financial health.Whether you seek an infusion of funds, improved revenue cycle metrics, streamlined payments processes or strategic advice, Bank of America Merrill Lynch services backed by more than $23 billion in commitments, provides customized solutions and healthcare industry. All delivered by a client manager and team of specialists focused on improving your financial health.






An HFMA Peer Reviewed Solution Provider 

By partnering with Craneware, healthcare providers achieve the visibility required to identify, address, and prevent revenue leakage. Our automated revenue integrity solutions allow providers to effectively price, charge, and code for the services and supplies associated with patient care. Craneware’s market-driven approach to revenue integrity optimizes reimbursement, increases operational efficiency, and minimizes compliance risk.

Craneware has achieved HFMA Peer Reviewed status for Chargemaster Toolkit® and Chargemaster Corporate Toolkit®, including Online Reference Toolkit®, Bill Analyzer and the Interface Scripting Module. Visit www.craneware.com   


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As a leading advisor to the industry for more than 25 years, Kaufman Hall is uniquely equipped to help healthcare providers come to terms with the new payment and delivery systems and transform their organization to meet the challenges and opportunities of value-based care. We provide advisory services and software tools to assist with strategic and financial planning, physician integration, capital allocation, debt financing, risk contracting, partnering, and cost structure decisions. Our status as an independent firm and our capital markets orientation allow us to bring both objectivity and financial expertise to each situation, helping ensure a sustainable path forward for our clients.





Nuance's healthcare portfolio of proven, speech-enabled clinical documentation and communication solutions enable healthcare provider organizations to improve financial performance, enhance patient care, and increase patient safety. With over 10,000 healthcare provider organization customers and 500,000 clinician customers worldwide, Nuance has the experience and solutions to meet the needs of any size healthcare provider organization.

Parallon 2013  

Parallon is a leading provider of healthcare business and operational services. Parallon partners with hospitals and healthcare systems to improve their business performance through best practices in revenue cycle, group purchasing through HealthTrust, supply chain, technology, workforce management and consulting.





Precyse provides industry-leading expert services and comprehensive technologies that empower healthcare organizations to most effectively and efficiently capture, organize, secure and analyze clinical data and transform it into actionable information, supporting the delivery of quality patient care and optimizing operating performance. Precyse has enabled nearly 5,000 healthcare facilities and health systems nationwide to improve efficiency and deliver tangible outcomes for more than a decade with the ONLY Peer Reviewed HIM Technology and Services Suite.Visit www.precyse.com.




Walgreens is a leader in providing forward-thinking solutions for health systems/health centers that target pressing needs to decrease avoidable readmissions, administer complex programs like 340B Complete®, manage more patients and reduce chronic condition costs. Through transition-of-care solutions, Walgreens coordinates with staff to expand community outreach and maximize outcomes.

Gold Sponsors


AbbVie is a global, research-based biopharmaceutical company which combines the focus of a leading-edge biotech with the expertise and structure of a long-established pharmaceutical leader. AbbVie is committed to using unique approaches to innovation to develop and market advanced therapies that address some of the world’s most complex and serious diseases.  





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 Crowe Horwath 300  

Crowe Horwath LLP is one of the largest public accounting and consulting firms in the United States. Crowe uses its deep industry expertise to provide audit services to public and private entities, while also helping clients reach their goals with tax, advisory, risk and performance services. With offices coast to coast and 3,000 personnel, Crowe is recognized by many organizations as one of the country's best places to work.

 Ernst and Young

Ernst & Young is a global leader in advisory, tax, transaction and assurance services. Our Health Care Advisory Services practice combines the capabilities of over 2,000 professionals who assist our health care clients in addressing their most challenging issues from strategy to implementation, providing an integrated view of the entire health care landscape. Clients include more than 3,500 payers, providers, federal government health care agencies, and firms in life sciences and public health. 




Implant Partners







J.P. Morgan Global Institutional Asset Management is a leader in investment management, dedicated to creating a strategic advantage for institutions. With 750 investment professionals* on the ground in 35 countries, and over 200 investment strategies globally, the firm seeks to deliver first-class investment results to some of the world's most sophisticated organizations. 




MedAssets 2013  

An HFMA Peer Reviewed Solution Provider  

MedAssets is a healthcare performance improvement company focused on helping providers realize financial and operational gains so that they can sustainably serve the needs of their community. More than 4,200 hospitals and 122,000 non-acute healthcare providers currently use the company's evidence-based solutions, best practice processes and analytics to help reduce the total cost of care, enhance operational efficiency, align clinical delivery and improve revenue performance across the care continuum.


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Simplee® is the innovation leader in patient collections, delighting patients with a clear, convenient and trusted payment experience. Our Simplee®PAY enterprise cloud platform enables healthcare providers to reimagine the patient revenue cycle with a unique paperless strategy and a consumer friendly experience. By shifting collections to self-service and point-of-service , Simplee helps providers tackle rising patient responsibility and drive more payments, sooner, while reducing collection costs and improving patient satisfaction.  


Ziegler is the premier investment bank to community and regional healthcare providers. For over 80 years, we have been assisting these organizations with creative, tailored financial solutions for their capital needs. Specializing in healthcare, Ziegler offers an array of services including investment banking, financial risk management, merger and acquisition services as well as capital and strategic planning.  

Silver Sponsors


Allscripts (NASDAQ: MDRX) provides innovative solutions that empower all stakeholders across the healthcare continuum to deliver world-class outcomes. The company's clinical, financial, connectivity and information solutions for hospitals, physicians and post-acute organizations are the essential technologies that enable a connected healthcare community. To learn more about Allscripts, please visit http://www.allscripts.com, Twitter, Facebook and YouTube.



Assured Guarenty 

Assured Guaranty is the leading provider of financial guaranty insurance. It offers municipal bond insurance through  two separate companies — Assured Guaranty Municipal (AGM), exclusively serving the public finance market, and Assured Guaranty Corp. (AGC), providing financial guarantees to both public finance and structured finance sectors. In addition to guaranteeing payment of principal and interest when due, AGM and AGC provide credit selection, underwriting, negotiation of terms, surveillance and, if necessary, remediation of the bonds they insure.  








Founded by industry leaders with over two decades of experience in enterprise planning and reporting, Axiom EPM delivers performance management solutions for hospitals and healthcare provider organizations. Solutions for budgeting and forecasting, reporting and analytics, strategy management, capital planning, profitability and cost management are delivered on a single unified platform.  Axiom EPM embraces and extends familiar Microsoft Excel® functionality, allowing finance professionals to manage data in a familiar environment – while providing unmatched modeling flexibility and enterprise performance. 






BMO Capital Markets is full-service financial services firm offering corporate, institutional and government clients access to a complete range of investment and corporate banking products and services.  BMO Capital Markets is a member of BMO Financial Group (NYSE, TSX: BMO), one of the largest diversified financial services providers in North America with US$535 billion total assets and more than 46,000 employees as of July 31, 2013.

Conifer Health  

An HFMA Peer Reviewed Solution Provider

Conifer Health Solutions is a healthcare business process management services provider offering solutions that address the entire continuum of health administration. We provide comprehensive operational management for revenue cycle functions, offer patient communications solutions to optimize communication between providers and patient, and support value-based performance through dynamic payment arrangements, ACO management, population health management, and clinical integration solutions.


Executive Health Resources®, The Physician Advisor Company®, is a leading provider of medical necessity compliance solutions to 2,400+ hospitals and health systems across the country. Endorsed by the American Hospital Association and Peer Reviewed by the Healthcare Financial Management Association, EHR’s comprehensive solutions are delivered through expert Physician Advisors specially-trained in Medicare/Medicaid rules and regulations. 

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Experian Healthcare provides revenue cycle products and consultative services powered by data and advanced analytics that allow healthcare organizations to more effectively manage financial decisions. Its suite of patient access, claims and contract management and collections products and consultative services empowers its clients to optimize payment from patients and payers.

Fifth Third

Fifth Third Bancorp is a diversified financial services company headquartered in Cincinnati, Ohio. The Company has $120 billion in assets and operates 18 affiliates with 1,321 full-service Banking Centers.  Fifth Third Bank Healthcare is committed to helping your organization find opportunities to operate more efficiently and profitably.  Fifth Third Bank Member FDIC

Goldman Sachs

Healthcare and higher education finance has always been an important focus of the firm and Goldman Sachs has consistently been at the forefront of healthcare finance since its first transaction in 1967.  Since 1990, the firm has senior managed over $95.1 billion of negotiated healthcare and higher education bond issues. Over the past 2 years, the Goldman Sachs team has helped several 501(c) (3) issuers access the taxable market with over $5.5 billion of taxable transactions.  Additionally, Goldman Sachs has been a leader in providing strategic advisory services to its not-for-profit healthcare and higher education clients.


Healthcare Outsourcing

Healthcare Outsourcing Network. L.L.C., is a national revenue cycle management firm headquartered in Denver. HON provides self-pay and insurance follow-up services, via customized revenue recovery programs capitalizing on state-of-the-art technology and effective customer service. Our guiding principles are providing superior customer service, building client relationships, and maximizing recoveries.  



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MedAssist® is a leading advocate for uncompensated medical care expenses. We help patients in need find paying solutions for healthcare, while assisting hospital partners resolve their revenue cycle challenges. Having services HFMA Peer Reviewed, MedAssist® has been providing powerful eligibility, enrollment and recovery solutions since 1989.


MModal, Inc. is a leading provider of medical transcription services and software technology to hospitals, healthcare networks and physician practices throughout the United States. The Company offers comprehensive software solutions including digital voice capture, speech recognition, electronic signature, medical coding systems and services, and analytics.


Ponder & Co. has been providing financial advisory services to healthcare institutions for over 35 years. We help our clients manage the capital formation process, and we advise them on corporate development decision making, including mergers, acquisitions, and divestitures, all within the not-for-profit healthcare space. Our ultimate goal is to empower our clients to make the most informed decisions. 








For more than two decades, TeleTracking Technologies has applied proven principles of logistics management to hospitals and health systems to enhance patient care, improve financial performance and gain competitive advantage. Its industry-leading software and consulting services create an enterprise-wide platform to reduce overcrowding, cut costs, generate revenue, fight the spread of infection, manage assets, accelerate patient transfers and provide a wealth of data for continual operational improvement and business development.   


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Vaughan Holland Consulting, Inc. identifies and collects underpayments from zero-balance Medicare Inpatient, Medicare Outpatient, and all Third-Party accounts. Experienced professionals analyze all of your accounts to locate underpayments. When we have your approval, we handle rebilling and follow-up until the correct payment is received. We are the Revenue Recovery Specialists.


VHA Inc. is a national network of not-for-profit health care organizations working together to improve performance and efficiency in clinical, financial and operational management. Since 1977, when VHA established the first hospital membership organization, the company has applied its knowledge in analytics, contracting, consulting and network development to help members and customers achieve their strategic objectives. In 2012, VHA delivered $1.9 billion in savings and additional value to members.


Xtend Healthcare is the fastest growing revenue cycle solution company offering 100% onshore solutions. Our senior management team has over three decades of revenue cycle experience. We offer cutting-edge technology, experienced staff, and 100% satisfaction. Revolutionize your revenue cycle, Extend your staff and assets, and Improve your bottom line.


Founded in 1999, ZirMed is one of healthcare’s premier health information connectivity and management solutions companies. ZirMed combines innovative software development with the industry’s most advanced transactional network and business analytics platform to give organizations a clearer view of their financial and operational performance.