Earning the CHFP

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

  • Business acumen CHFP-Logo
  • Collaboration
  • Financial strategy
  • Understanding future trends

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


  • Module I: Business of Health Care:
    $299 Member
    $459 Non-member
    $449 Non-member with HFMA membership*
    *This fee includes HFMA membership through May 31, 2019. This HFMA membership offer applies to and is included ONLY for any non-members enrolling in the Business of Health Care who are new to HFMA.
  • Module II: Operational Excellence: $300, membership required

To purchase HFMA Business of Health Care® for your organization or team, please contact Vincent Lynn at (800) 252-4362, ext. 302 or by email at vlynn@hfma.org.  

  • Register here for Module I of the CHFP program: HFMA's Business of Health Care online program.
    Healthcare finance overview, risk mitigation, evolving payment models, healthcare accounting and cost analysis, strategic finance, and managing financial resources.
  • Register here for Module II of the CHFP Program: HFMA's Operational Excellence exam.
    Exercises and case studies on the application of business acumen in health care. 
Frequently Asked Questions

Additional CHFP program information can be found in the CHFP FAQ document.

HFMA National Webinar Recording

Why HFMA’s Certified Healthcare Financial Professional (CHFP) Certification is Right for You: The webinar discussion examines the specific knowledge areas and professional skills that are hallmarks of the profession. Learn how earning HFMA’s CHFP certification is one of the savviest business moves you’ll ever make. (Recorded Webinar Pricing for HFMA members and non-members: Free)

Proudly display your HFMA certification  

HFMA Frame: Your certification is a designation of your achievement and professionalism. HFMA's precision-crafted frames have a stately, prestigious design providing a fitting display for this important symbol of your professional identity. Order your HFMA certification frame.

Request for Certificate: If you have previously completed an HFMA CRCR, CHFP or Fellowship certification program and your original certificate has been damaged or misplaced, please request a duplicate by completing the certificate request form. Order here.

Press Release Template 

Please contact careerservices@hfma.org to request a press release template if you would like to announce your new designation in your organization’s newsletter or other media channel(s). 

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