HFMA Enterprise Membership​ for Critical Access Hospitals

Position your critical access hospital for success.

This affordable membership model provides unlimited access to HFMA’s education and certifications designed to provide employee development tools in a cost-effective manner.

Successfully navigate the rapid pace and complexity of change while creating a sustainable future for healthcare with HFMA – a growing community of 50,000 experts and professionals who are collaborating to solve today’s challenges.

Member Benefits

Curated content in education, publications and hfma.org

Customizable career pathways to align with team and organizational goals

Access to thought leaders and peers through local and national events

Diverse online courseware to build competencies

  • Unlimited website content
  • Community participation
  • hfm Magazine
  • Certifications
  • Online education
  • Webinars and podcasts
  • Chapter membership
  • HFMA Daily eNewsletter
  • Personalization
  • Career and planning  tools
  • Live education discounts

"We feel that HFMA can be a catalyst for growth, innovation and reaching a broad range of potential team members who would never be exposed to this resource or level of expertise for financial and strategic management."

Christina J. Maguire

Senior Vice President, COO/CFO
Mount Desert Island Hospital

Does your organization qualify for HFMA’s Enterprise Membership for Critical Access Hospitals (CAHs) program? 

A Medicare-participating hospital must meet the following criteria to be designated by CMS as a CAH:

  • Be located in a state that has established a State Medicare Rural Hospital Flexibility Program;
  • Be designated by the state as a CAH;

  • Be located in a rural area or an area that is treated as rural;

  • Be located either more than 35-miles from the nearest hospital or CAH or more than 15 miles in areas with mountainous terrain or only secondary roads; OR prior to January 1, 2006, were certified as a CAH based on state designation as a “necessary provider” of health care services to residents in the area. 

  • Maintain no more than 25 inpatient beds that can be used for either inpatient or swing-bed services;

  • Maintain an annual average length of stay of 96 hours or less per patient for acute inpatient care (excluding swing-bed services and beds that are within distinct part units);

  • Demonstrate compliance with the CAH CoPs found at 42 CFR Part 485 subpart F; and

  • Furnish 24-hour emergency care services 7 days a week 

To learn more or to join, contact our Enterprise Solutions Team

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