Through a structured, self-paced learning curriculum you gain knowledge in the areas of healthcare finance, revenue cycle, accounting and finance, business intelligence, managed care, and physician practice management. So why is this important? With focused skill development, your certifications mean that you’ll increase your opportunities for promotion or moving laterally within your organization. Increasing your knowledge means there is greater potential to boost your confidence. While earning an HFMA Certification improves your reputation among peers, it also demonstrates your efficiency and credibility among employers and clients alike.
Are there benefits to becoming a member? When you become a member of HFMA, all certification fees and study materials are included in your membership dues – that’s whether you earn one or all of our designations. To learn more about HFMA’s certifications read more below:
Certified Healthcare Financial Professional (CHFP)
Dive into the new financial realities of health care and come up with a better business skill set, new ideas on financial strategy, and insights into future trends.
Certified Revenue Cycle Representative (CRCR)
Increase your knowledge, competencies, and productivity with best-practices recommendations to positively impact the revenue cycle and enhance the patient experience.
International: If you are interested in the CRCR-GCC (Gulf Cooperation Council), enroll in the CRCR-GCC version.
“I chose the certification process with HFMA because it is widely accepted as the gold standard in illustrating competency in the field of healthcare finance.”
J. Travis Dowell, MBA, FACHE, FACMPE, FHFMA
President, Memorial Physician Services
Certified Specialist Accounting & Finance (CSAF)
Strengthen your skills and mastery of financial reports and statements, risk-sharing arrangements, managed care contracts, and profitability ratios.
Certified Specialist Business Intelligence (CSBI)
Learn methods for looking at data and using tools to ensure the right information is illuminated and used to enable powerful actions and decisions.
Certified Specialist Payment & Reimbursement (CSPR)
Demonstrate specialist-level knowledge in federal, state and managed care reimbursement workflows, rate structures, benefit coordination, value-based reimbursement, legislative updates and more.
Certified Specialist Physician Practice Management (CSPPM)
Demonstrate your physician practice finance, cost accounting, revenue cycle, coding, reimbursement, and payer contracting acumen.
Fellow of HFMA (FHFMA)
Extend your expertise and leadership by sharing your personal financial knowledge and skills in voluntary professional development activities and services in the healthcare finance industry.
HFMA’s financial certifications offer a clear path to advance your career. By knowing your skill gaps, you gain insight into your training needs. Get started, take a Career Self-Assessment, and begin mapping out your career plan.
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