South Texas Chapter Certification

Why get certified?

Establishing and maintaining a clear competitive edge is a prerequisite for today’s changing economy – for individuals and organizational leaders. You can gain and demonstrate your edge by enhancing your knowledge and proving proficiency with HFMA’s certification programs.  Explore and choose your area of focus from the wide-range of certification options available to you.

While membership in HFMA is not required for these certifications, except for Certified Healthcare Finance Professional, earn as many as you like when you join HFMA – they are all included with your member dues.

Become Certified with HFMA Certification Programs to:

  • Validate your skills and knowledge
  • Enhance your credibility in the industry
  • Support your professional development
  • Demonstrate a high level of commitment to the field

Learn more about each of the following HFMA Certifications

Recertification Updates for 2021:

  • The 2021 maintenance due date is changing from May 31, 2021 to August 15, 2021 for Certified Revenue Cycle Representative (CRCR) and Certified Specialist (CS) [CSAF, CSBI, CSMC, CSPPM]
  • The revised recertification window will be February 1, 2021 through August 15, 2021 with due date of August 15, 2021. (previously January through May)
  • Registration for the CRCR and CS recertification program study materials and assessment will be available on February 1.
  • HFMA will be sending an email to all individuals due to recertify in 2021 during the week of October 19th.
  • To recertify as a CRCR or CS, an individual must take a 50-question recertification assessment through HFMA every 2 years. A registration link is emailed to eligible certificants.
  • The price for the CRCR or CS recertification program (study materials & assessment) is $100 for non-members (no fee for HFMA members).
  • The maintenance due date remains as May 31, 2021 for HFMA CHFP and FHFMA members.

If you have any questions please contact Paola Turchi MSHCA, CHFP, CMPE, CPC, Certification Chair, at sziapao@yahoo.com

Not an HFMA Member yet?

The HFMA South Texas Chapter is proud to offer scholarships for the following certifications:

  • Certified Revenue Cycle Representative (CRCR)
  • Certified Specialist Accounting & Finance (CSAF)
  • Certified Specialist Business Intelligence (CSBI)
  • Certified Specialist Managed Care (CSMC)
  • Certified Specialist Physician Practice Management (CSPPM)

For more information on our scholarship program, reach out to HFMA South Texas local chapter certification contact Paola Turchi MSHCA, CHFP, CMPE, CPC, Certification Chair, at sziapao@yahoo.com

Active Certified Members – Congratulations!

  • Abigail Leafblad, CRCR
  • Allen Herkimer, FHFMA
  • Allen Solenberg, CHFP
  • Amy Raymond, CRCR
  • asong folefac, CRCR
  • Kevin Barron, FHFMA, FACHE
  • Brenda Cox, FHFMA
  • Bindu Jackson, CRCR
  • Carol Lindsey, CHFP
  • Bomi Bharucha, FHFMA
  • Steve Brown, CHFP,CSPPM
  • Brooke Herzog, CRCR
  • Cara Campos, CRCR
  • Christopher Ballesteros, CRCR
  • Camryn Cagle, CRCR
  • Carol Jiwan, CRCR
  • Claire Wingfield, CRCR
  • Charles Boyd, CHFP
  • Christopher Bruerton, FHFMA
  • I-Chun CHEN, CHFP
  • Cindy McDowell, CRCR
  • Daphne Quiroga, CRCR
  • Daniel Aragon, CHFP
  • David Markaverich, CRCR
  • Debra Lenard, CRCR
  • Diana Vittitoe, CHFP
  • Dolores Jackson, CRCR
  • Cheryl Cordero, CRCR 
  • David Canfield, FHFMA
  • Afzal Dudhia, CHFP
  • Dustin Mullins, FHFMA
  • Emmanuel Moreno, CRCR
  • Edgar Reyna, FHFMA, CRCR
  • Eric Elliott, CRCR,CSMC,CSBI,CSAF,CSPPM,CHFP
  • Fabian Borrego, CHFP,CSMC,CRCR,CSAF,CSPPM,CSBI
  • Greg Czapansky, CRCR
  • Geoffrey Bretches, FHFMA,CRCR,CSMC
  • Gary Ladyko, CHFP
  • Gwendolyn Alpers, CRCR
  • Gevin Dray, CRCR
  • Glenda Owen, CHFP
  • Gregory Pritchett, FHFMA
  • Hung Huynh, CRCR
  • Jamie Owens, CSPPM
  • Jonathan Calvin, CPA, CHFP, CMA
  • Jason Burgess, CSBI,CHFP
  • Janki Patel, CRCR
  • Jeff Eppinette, CPA, FHFMA
  • Julie Holly, FHFMA, CPA
  • Jeri Lupo, CHFP
  • Jon McLeod, CRCR,CHFP
  • Joseph Soliz, CRCR,CSPPM
  • John Montaine, FHFMA
  • John Koehler, CSMC,CHFP,CSBI
  • Dequan Jones, CRCR
  • Joseph Topinka, FHFMA
  • Joy Spillers, CHFP
  • Jeremy Slatton, CHFP
  • Julie Shaw Noel, CRCR
  • Justin Black, CRCR
  • Justin Shiver, FHFMA
  • Marisa Kranz, CHFP
  • Jordan Wathen, FHFMA
  • Katharine Heinemann, CRCR
  • Katrina George, CSMC
  • Kathlene Lambert, CHFP
  • Kelly Shinol, CRCR
  • Kellie Schulte, CRCR
  • Nicole Lopez, CRCR
  • Lenora Johnson, CHFP,
  • Lauren Gutierrez, CHFP
  • Leslie Martell, CHFP
  • Lisa Shackelford, CPA, CHFP
  • Lynn Kanwischer, FHFMA, CPA
  • Laci Kocurek, CRCR
  • Leah Fryes, CRCR
  • Morgan Parker, CHFP,CSAF
  • Mandy Delafuente, CRCR
  • Mark Davies, MD, Ph.D., CHFP
  • Marc Downs, CRCR
  • Megan Anderson, CHFP
  • Meghan Flood, CHFP
  • Marisa Yermakova, CRCR
  • Nestor Bonilla, FHFMA,CRCR
  • Michael Nowicki, EdD.,FACHE,FHFMA
  • Margaret Deming, FHFMA, CPA
  • Tina Pena, CHFP
  • Phillip Purdom, CHFP,CRCR
  • Patricia Bethke, FHFMA
  • Oscar Prieto, CHFP
  • Raquel Gould, CRCR
  • Robbie Athey, CHFP
  • Robin Gaynor, CHFP
  • Robert Husted, CHFP
  • Richard Schirmer, FHFMA
  • Sabrina Burnett, CRCR
  • Sara Schow, CHFP
  • Sheila Maung, CRCR
  • Serina Kauffman, CRCR
  • Anita Soares, FHFMA
  • Stephen Schwab, CRCR
  • Steven Zook, FHFMA
  • Summer Rose, CHFP
  • Paola Turchi, FHFMA
  • Tammie Jackson, FHFMA
  • Tammy Nicholson, CRCR
  • Walter Shaw, FHFMA, CPA
  • Tyler Mullin, CRCR
  • Travis Smith, FHFMA
  • David Tucker, CRCR,CHFP
  • Tynisha Rankins-Walton, CRCR
  • Victoria Somnuk, FHFMA, CRCR,CSAF