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Members have many options for helping them advance their careers. Conferences, seminars, eLearning, certification, and more -- our education and events will keep you motivated.
Strategize for success with the nation's top performers at HFMA's Revenue Cycle Conference (MAP Event) from Sept. 25-27 in Phoenix, Arizona. Register now.
Learn about timely healthcare industry topics and earn CPEs with HFMA live and on-demand webinars. View the latest schedule.
Stay up-to-date in a rapidly changing industry in Fort Lauderdale (Nov.16-18) and Chicago (Dec. 12-14). Register early and save.
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Forum members can network during live webinars or access a library of past webinars on topics such as ICD-10 implementation, CMS audits, bundled payment, charity care, KPIs, and more.
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MAP App is a web-based application that helps organizations improve revenue cycle performance based on industry-standard metrics called MAP Keys.
Find suppliers and products in this comprehensive vendor directory for healthcare finance professionals.
Guidance for understanding and communicating about the price of health care.
Transformation toward value-based healthcare is reshaping the delivery of care, patient expectations, and payment structures.
Improve your revenue cycle performance through standard metrics, peer comparison, and successful practices.
There's still time to add to your education hours before the close of the 2013-14 DCMS year on April 30. HFMA programs are a great way to supplement the education programs your chapter offers. When a member of your chapter participates in a national HFMA program, your chapter earns DCMS education hours that count toward your education goal. Live HFMA programs also offer offer CPE credits for members. Access
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eLearning Self-Study courses from your home or office. Most webinars are free to members, and e-learning courses offer exceptional value.
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2014 Virtual Conference—hours for the April 24 conference will count for the 2013-14 DCMS year. Non-members who sign up for the April conference pay only $155 for the conference and it includes membership through May 31, 2015, so your chapter gains a member for this year and next year plus education for every HFMA program that new member attends.
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HFMA provides webinars on-demand for one calendar year following the live webinar date and year. Check out HFMA's library of on-demand webinars that qualify for chapter education hours. Most on-demand webinars are free for members and several can be purchased for $49. Here's a sample of what's currently available:
Creating a Winning Application for the MAP Awards - available until July 1, 2014
CMS's Two-Midnight Rule: How Will It Impact Short-Stay Cases? - available until Oct. 14, 2014
CMS’s Two-Midnight Rule: How Will It Impact Short-Stay Cases? Part II - available until Nov. 11, 2014
Preparing Your Organization for the Influx of Insurance Exchange Patients - available until Nov. 27, 2014
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HFMA also offers
eLearning Self-Study for Individuals, including the Certified Revenue Cycle Representative, and Certified Technical Specialist courses and the Healthcare Finance Core Curriculum iPad app are accessible anytime for up to six months or one year after purchase (Core Curriculum is unlimited). Courses range from one to 15 hours and from $49 to $400. New courses are added regularly, so check the schedule often.
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HFMA’s Virtual Conference includes live sessions and offers all new content. Earn up to 3 CPEs for attending the live presentations.Non-member registration includes an HFMA membership for those who are new to HFMA, so not only can you get a new member, you capture the education hours for that member, too.
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In this Business Profile, Bruce Haupt, president and CEO of ClearBalance, discusses how a patient loan program can increase patient collections, reduce bad debt, and speed cash flow.
In this Business Profile, Jerry Bruno, principal with Deloitte Consulting LLP, discusses the importance of choosing revenue cycle solutions that help an organization meet the challenges of a quickly evolving healthcare environment.
In this business profile, Lane Jackson, a partner in the Grant Thornton LLP Health Care Advisory Services practice, with extensive experience in overseeing system implementations and revenue cycle reorganizations, discusses best practices for elevating revenue cycle performance during an EMR implementation. Grant Thornton LLP is a sponsor of the Large System Controllers Council Affinity Group.
In this business profile, Amy Gross, senior vice president of Key Government Finance, discusses the benefits of private placement transactions to support large-scale financing projects.
In this business profile, Doug Polasky, executive vice president at Xtend Healthcare, explains the importance of having sound workflow processes in a consolidated business office to ensure optimal performance and reduce costs.
In this business profile, sponsored by SSI, Jay Colfer, vice president of sales and marketing, shares how patient access solutions are reversing the trend toward increased bad debt resulting from the rise in high-deductible consumer health plans.
In this business profile of Deloitte Consulting, Matthew Hitch and David Betts explore the potential benefits of elevating the customer experience and outline strategies to change service delivery.
TriMedx helps health systems control costs and uncover savings opportunities by optimizing the clinical engineering function.
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