Expert Education. Onsite.

Build staff competencies and improve performance with comprehensive and convenient education delivered on location.

Create a one-of-kind team-building learning experience.

With a comprehensive portfolio, HFMA Onsite Education can bring your organization relevant programs that include rich content, interactive exercises, case studies and multi-disciplinary collaboration.  

From entry-level revenue cycle personnel to senior operational and clinical professionals, we can educate your staff on how to better manage costs, enhance efficiency and integrate financial information with the delivery of healthcare.

For more information, contact onsite@hfma.org.

Program Summaries

Provide context and technical details of healthcare finance and accounting practices. Covering the A to Z of accounting, financial planning, capital markets and the nuances of the function as it relates to healthcare. 

Learning objectives:

  • Discuss the healthcare environment, economic trends, and industry sustainability.
  • Identify current and potential reform initiatives and their potential impact on the economy.
  • Review key industry issues that impact organizational financial performance (quality, cost, access).
  • Summarize financial reporting and analysis requirements unique to the healthcare industry.
  • Review the current payment system including major third parties—Medicare, Medicaid and managed care.
  • Identify key financial statements, management reports and budgeting concepts.

Audiences: Hospital and Other Providers, Health Plans, Business Partners

Career levels: Student, Early Careerist, Experienced Professional

CPE: 7+

Recommended for: Accounting, Billing, Budgeting, Financial Planning, Operations Support, Clinical Operations, Revenue Cycle

Detailed look at revenue cycle operations for both hospitals and physician practice organizations. Includes end-to-end view of the revenue cycle, technology and process improvement strategies as well as a look at performance measurement and KPIs.

Learning objectives:

  • Identify current healthcare environmental, market, and landscape factors affecting revenue cycle performance and the impact of each on revenue cycle activities.
  • Review the Patient-Centric Revenue Cycle Roadmap components and their effect on creating an engaged and satisfied consumer.
  • Explore process changes that create true transparency and satisfaction, as well as increased performance.
  • Discuss the impact of value-based programs on reimbursement.
  • Create a denials management and prevention program based on KPIs and trends.
  • Examine sample dashboards for the newest generation of financial metrics.

Audiences: Hospital and Other Providers, Physicians and Other Practitioners, Health Plans, Business Partners

Career levels: Student, Early Careerist, Experienced Professional, Mid-Senior

CPE: 7+

Recommended for: Accounting, Auditing, Budgeting, Clinical Operations, Data Analytics, Financial Planning, Operations Support, Reimbursement, Revenue Cycle

Designed to present innovative ideas and encourage open dialogue on how healthcare organizations approach Medicare cost reporting and reimbursement enhancement strategies. This course will explore key drivers of Medicare reimbursement and assist healthcare organizations in identifying complex reimbursement opportunities to strengthen Medicare margins.

Learning objectives

  • Describe a framework for assessing organizational efforts to address Medicare Reimbursement.
  • Review the top reimbursement challenges facing healthcare organizations.
  • Identify current margins and develop innovative ways to address shrinking Medicare margins. 
  • Explore the key drivers of Medicare reimbursement and recognize opportunities to prevent revenue leakage. 

Audiences: Hospital and Other Providers, Business Partners

Career levels: Student, Early Careerist, Experienced Professional, Mid-Senior

CPE: 7+

Recommended for: Accounting, Financial Planning, Reimbursement, Revenue Cycle

Attendees will learn a method for aligning analytic activity and matching available resources with the organizational situation and priorities, along with a widely used approach for taking stock of and augmenting organizational capabilities. Finally, this course will explore ways to assess and evaluate the return on their analytics tools.

Learning objectives:

  • Summarize the essential elements, boundaries and special features of data and analytics, as well as the benefits necessitating the need for a data strategy.
  • Discuss leveraging data assets, including the concepts of investigate, explore, and experiment, and identify what is called for as big data approaches are engaged.
  • Identify recognized elements of and plan an approach for implementing data governance.

Audiences: Hospital and Other Providers, Physicians and Other Practitioners, Health Plans, Business Partners

Career levels: Student, Early Careerist, Experienced Professional, Mid-Senior, Executive

CPE: 7+

Recommended for: Cost Containment, Data Analytics, Informatics, Information Technology

A current view on what is happening in healthcare today, senior financial executive perspective, and the potential changes to expect in the near and far. Overview on emerging technology and new competitors in healthcare industry.

Learning objectives:

  • Discuss current competitive environment.
  • Identify new and emerging players within various aspects of healthcare.
  • Review the pressing issues facing senior financial executives.
  • Create, in concept, an ideal payment model for your organization.

Audiences: Hospital and Other Providers, Physicians and Other Practitioners, Health Plans, Business Partners

Career levels: Student, Early Careerist, Experienced Professional, Mid-Senior, Executive

CPE: 7+

Recommended for: Budgeting, Business Development, Financial Planning, Healthcare Economics, Information Technology, Patient Experience, Population Health

Program for managers, directors and other nurse leaders who want to gain solid foundational knowledge in nursing finance and business skills. Includes detailed review of key financial aspects of clinical operations, managing labor, financial terminology, budgeting and communicating about financial performance.

Learning objectives:

  • Identify key financial statements, management reports, and budgeting concepts.
  • Discuss the role of finance within healthcare and the relationship with clinical operations.
  • Calculate labor productivity metrics as they pertain to nursing. 
  • Summarize healthcare financial reporting and analysis requirements.
  • Review the current and future payment system and models.

Audiences: Hospital and Other Providers, Physicians and Other Practitioners

Career levels: Experienced Professional, Mid-Senior

CPE/CEU: 7+

Recommended for: Clinical Operations, Nursing 

Comprehensive course for CMOs, CNOs, COOs and other clinical executives providing the concepts, tools and core understanding of finance and revenue cycle. Review of financial reporting, planning and management along with current and future disruption, financial policy, value-based payment and and how to work collaboratively with finance leaders. 

Learning objectives: 

  • Discuss the healthcare environment, economic trends, and industry sustainability.
  • Identify current and potential reform initiatives and their potential impact on the economy.
  • Review key industry issues that impact organizational financial performance (quality, cost, access).
  • Identify key financial statements, management reports, and budgeting concepts as they relate to clinical leaders.
  • Discuss need for collaboration amongst financial and clinical leadership.

Audience: Hospital and Other Providers, Physicians and Other Practitioners, Health Plans, Business Partners

Career levels: Mid-Senior, Executive

CPE/CEU: 7+

Recommended for: Clinical Operations, Nursing, Physician Practice

Benefits

Enrich team knowledge with programs led by Healthcare Financial Practices experts.

Enhance collaboration with an interactive, team-building learning experience. 

Ensure staff has a solid foundation to contribute to your organization’s performance.

Minimize time out of the office and save money by training employees together. 

"When looking for best-in-class speakers on topics surrounding healthcare finance policy, look no further than HFMA.  As the leading organization in our industry tracking key regulatory changes impacting healthcare reimbursement, HFMA provides timely and critical education on an array of topics.  Our company has worked with HFMA numerous times to provide education to help keep our consultants up-to-date on the latest trends and have always been pleased with the results."

Dan Phippen
Principal 
Triage Consulting Group 

"HFMA Onsite Education allows me to provide customizable, relevant training to my entire finance team in a convenient, budget friendly model. We have had their faculty teach several programs at our health system and we find it very current, interactive and an effective way to keep our staff up to date on trends and their CPE. I would recommend HFMA’s Onsite Education programs to anyone looking for expert level healthcare finance education."

Holly Millard
Network Senior Vice President of Finance | Network Finance
Community Health Network

Ready to prepare your team to face the challenges of today?

See how HFMA’s Onsite Education can help.

Email us at onsite@hfma.org

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