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. 





Through its Global Commercial Card group, American Express offers a suite of payment solutions that helps hospitals streamline payment processes and transform them into opportunities for savings. Its dedicated team of hospital vendor payment specialists provides customized solutions by analyzing payment processes, diagnosing inefficiencies, and identifying ways to help each hospital secure larger returns to the bottom line. Working with American Express can help hospitals optimize working capital, increase days cash on hand, achieve their goals around savings, control and efficiency, and strengthen relationships with suppliers. For more information, visit www.americanexpress.com/hospitals


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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   


Kaufmanblue 200  

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.



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.  




Adreima provides clinically-integrated revenue cycle services to 700+ hospitals nationwide.  Adreima offers specialized delivery expertise with a full revenue cycle perspective to assist our clients in recognizing the full value of the services they provide.  Our unique clinical approach to the revenue cycle helps us to support our clients in achieving results.




CapioPartners turns "bad debt" into good debt for the nation's leading healthcare providers by converting uncollectible receivables into cash that goes straight to the bottomline.  Find out how our Complaintless CollectionsTM model keeps providers and their patients happy with 100% CMS compliance.


 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 

Through its Global Commercial Card group, American Express offers a suite of payment solutions that helps hospitals streamline payment processes and transform them into opportunities for savings. Its dedicated team of hospital vendor payment specialists provides customized solutions by analyzing payment processes, diagnosing inefficiencies, and identifying ways to help each hospital secure larger returns to the bottom line. Working with American Express can help hospitals optimize working capital, increase days cash on hand, achieve their goals around savings, control and efficiency, and strengthen relationships with suppliers. For more information, visit www.americanexpress.com/hospitals.




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. 


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.

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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.


 Availity is a trusted intermediary for information exchange between health plans and providers, easing the complexity of moving business and clinical information to health care stakeholders nationwide. Real-time, point-to-point connectivity provides speed and accuracy at the intersection of health care and technology.




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. 

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


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.  


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. 





Money2SM for Health is a transformational product platform that facilitates an improved patient payment experience in healthcare.  This new mobile- and web-based patient payment platform enables patients to view their healthcare claims, receive alerts when claims are ready to be viewed and pay amounts due – all in one digital location.




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. 

Shared Clarity

SharedClarity is a unique joint effort between health care systems and UnitedHealthcare to use
data from tens of millions of patients to study the long-term effectiveness of high-technology
medical devices that have a high impact on patients. SharedClarity will use the results of the
studies to select the most effective medical devices for patients and negotiate affordable
purchasing agreements with manufacturers. For more information, please visit



Dedicated to providing exceptional SaaS-based tools combined with unmatched training, implementation and support, Strata Decision Technology provides hospitals and health systems the tools they require to deliver for their patients, meet their strategic goals and ensure a secure financial future.



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. 


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.