HFMA's Certified Healthcare Financial Professional (CHFP) Now Available

The CHFP program has been updated to provide the broad range of business and financial skills essential for succeeding in today's high-value healthcare environment:

  • Business acumen
  • Collaboration
  • Financial strategy
  • Understanding future trends

The new CHFP is geared toward financial professionals, clinical and nonclinical leaders, and payers – all those whose jobs require a deep understanding of the new financial realities of health care. The new CHFP program includes two modules (both modules must be successfully completed to earn the CHFP):

  • Register now for Module I of the CHFP program: HFMA's Business of Health Care online program.
    HFMA's Business of Health Care - Healthcare finance overview, risk mitigation, evolving payment models, healthcare accounting and cost analysis, strategic finance, and managing financial resources. 

  • Register now for Module II of the CHFP Program: HFMA's Operational Excellence exam.
    HFMA's Operational Excellence exam - Exercises and case studies on the application of business acumen in health care.

Earning the CHFP

The CHFP credential is awarded upon successful completion of module 1 end of course assessment and successful completion of module II exam (case study exercises). HFMA membership is required. 

Frequently Asked Questions - Additional information is available in the CHFP FAQ document (Revised 9-21-15).

HFMA National Webinar Recording  

Understanding HFMA’s Newly Redesigned Certified Healthcare Finance Professional CHFP Program - During this webinar, held on May 11, 2015, attendees received a comprehensive overview of the newly realigned CHFP program. Listen to this informative webinar which highlights the new program realignment; rationale for the realignment and the process for earning the new CHFP designation. (Pricing - HFMA members and non-members: Free)

For more information about the HFMA Certification Programs, contact the Career Services Department or (800) 252-4362.