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. 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.

New members can join for two years and lock in savings over any future price increases. During your membership renewal a 2-year option will be available. 

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 66 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. Hfm magazine is monthly; allow approximately 4-6 weeks to receive your first issue. New members will begin receiving email communications immediately. 

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 assist HFMA members in continuing their membership during periods of unemployment, individual members can apply for dues waivers if they are a member in good standing for at least 5 years immediately preceding the current year. Email our Member Services Center to inquire about eligibility in our waiver-of-dues program. 

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. 

Email our Member Services Center or call (800) 252-4362.

Business Partners who want to participate in all of the Community Groups need to upgrade to Business Partner + level membership. Purchase that upgrade here.

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.

Please email our Member Services Center or call (800) 252-4362 and they will be able 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 or call (800) 252-4362.

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, 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 or call (800) 252-4362.

Select “Forgot Password” on the login page.

Email our Member Services Center or call (800) 252-4362.