HFMA Membership FAQs

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Anyone with an interest in healthcare finance and operations and wants to improve the health of their career and the healthcare industry is welcome to belong to HFMA. Finance professionals and leaders from hospitals and health systems, health plans, physician practices, business partners, physicians, clinicians, university faculty, students and those who want to be part of the solution are invited to join. 

Upon joining, members get unlimited access to HFMA content, certification products, online education, resources, and tools—all for one price. There’s also member-only pricing for live events and programs.

The all-access membership features benefits designed to help you and your organization thrive. These benefits include: specialized certifications, online education programs, hfm magazine, specialty-specific newsletters, member-only online communities, case studies, industry research, peer-generated content, local chapter membership, and more.

Your membership term is one full year, beginning on the day you join HFMA. Your join date is the date you joined online. If you mail in your application, your join date will be the date your application is received and processed.

Automatic renewal is an available option when you join or renew your HFMA membership online. Members can update their automatic renewal preferences at any time by visiting their membership profile.

Yes. Members at the Professional level can save on dues when joining or renewing for two years at a price of $820.

Members at the Business Partner level can save on dues when joining or renewing for two years at a price of $950. In addition to reduced pricing, you also save on any future dues rate increases. 

Please see details on the Membership Overview page.

Yes. We now offer a monthly billing option for individual Professional, Business Partner and Faculty members. All monthly payments include convenience and processing fees. 

Members using the monthly dues option who wish to convert to annual dues payments can do so by contacting the Member Services Center at 800.252.4362.

Payment can be made via check or credit card (Visa, MasterCard, American Express, and Discover). If paying by check, please make checks payable to HFMA.

Yes, membership in one of 60+ local chapters is included when you join HFMA. Unless you indicate otherwise, your designated chapter is based on your primary address zip code.

Members who pay by credit card will have access to members-only resources within 24 hours. For members who pay by check, it may take up to two weeks to gain access to benefits. New members will begin to receive email communications immediately. Your printed version of hfm magazine will arrive approximately 4-6 weeks from join date. For quicker access, download the hfm app through the Apple Store, Google Play or Amazon and put hfm in your hands immediately.

Members can download the hfm app through the Apple Store, Google Play or Amazon. This new digital hfm platform is easy to use and replicates the experience of reading a magazine. Each month we will notify you by email when the new edition is available, giving you fast access to the latest edition and recent archives of the magazine from your desktop or mobile device.

If your hospital, practice, or company is an HFMA Enterprise Solutions member, that means your employer is providing its staff access to the member resources of the Association. Contact the Member Services Center or call 800.252.4362 for more details.  

Yes, HFMA membership follows you through your renewal date. When you begin your new position, log into your online profile and update your contact information.

No, you may not transfer the membership to your new staff person. Individual memberships, even those paid by employers, are not transferable.

To help alleviate financial stress during this difficult time, HFMA now has a monthly billing option for dues payments. In addition, HFMA has a special dues waiver program for members in good standing who have lost their jobs and meet certain criteria. Email our Member Services Center or call 800.252.4362 to inquire about eligibility.

Yes, HFMA membership is available to members in good standing who have retired from an active career or who have attained the age of 70. To apply for classification as a retired member, contact our Member Services Center or call 800.252.4362 to confirm eligibility for retired membership status. 

HFMA dues are not deductible as a charitable contribution for U.S. federal income tax purposes, but they may be deductible as a business expense. 

Yes, you can download and complete an application and mail to HFMA with your payment.

Email our Member Services Center or call 800.252.4362.

Any members or registered site users that need to recover their user name or are having trouble logging in should visit the login troubleshooting page.

Welcome back! Please contact the Member Services Center who will be happy to update your account. 

Please contact your organization's designated Enterprise Administrator. If you are unsure of who holds that role, please email our Member Services Center.

Enterprise Keys are used in some cases for activating your membership with your organization. If one is needed, please contact your organization's designated Enterprise Administrator. If you are unsure of who holds that role, please email our Member Services Center.

Enterprise membership features benefits designed to help you and your organization thrive. These benefits include: specialized certifications, online education programs, specialty-specific newsletters, member-only online communities, case studies, industry research, peer-generated content, local chapter membership, and more. Learn more about Enterprise Membership.

Yes, local networking and the chapter experience are a vital part of the Enterprise Membership experience. Membership in one of 66 local chapters is included when you join HFMA. Unless you indicate otherwise, your designated chapter is based on your primary address zip code.

Your username is the email that you used when you enrolled. If you need support, please email our Member Services Center.

Select “Forgot Password” on the login page.

You have 90 days to convert your membership to any individual category. You can make these changes from the My Membership section of your online account.

Contact Member Services at (800) 252-4362 to help with this category change.

I just joined. Where do I begin?

Learn how to access your benefits and get the most of your membership in this short instructive video.