Learning Paths 

Power your potential and improve the health of your team, your organization, and your career with invaluable education resources that drive your performance to the next level.

Learning Paths

Revenue Cycle

Grow your knowledge and competency of revenue cycle best-practices. 

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Business Strategy & Analytics

Gain analysis and decision-making skills that matter.

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The Bottom Line

Strengthen your healthcare accounting and finance competencies.

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Managed Care

Get up to date on payment models and contracting. 

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Financial Compliance

Stay informed on current compliance requirements.

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Strategic Financing & Access to Capital

Expand your understanding of debt and capital management.

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Physician Practice Management

Be in the know on key practice management processes.

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Onsite Education

Build staff competencies with expert education delivered on location.

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Revenue Cycle

Be better prepared to decrease receivables, reduce denials and work more efficiently within your patient-centered revenue cycle program.

Proficiency goals:

  • Manage revenue cycle operations
  • Train front office staff 
  • Improve financial performance

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Business Strategy & Analytics

Acquire the capability to highlight useful information, suggest conclusions and support decision making to enable powerful results-oriented actions.

Proficiency goals:

  • Track and manage compliance for frequently changing laws
  • Address growing patient expectations
  • Deploy, manage, and invest resources
  • Analyze performance of business lines and recommended changes 

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The Bottom Line

Explore and hone your budgeting and forecasting, reporting, reimbursement, risk management, and cost analysis skills. 

Proficiency goals:

  • Assess cost cutting to meet demands
  • Deeply understand payment models
  • Be an expert at revenue management
  • Analyze and generate accurate and timely financials 

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Managed Care

Unpack the finances of managed care, from big picture trends to contracting and negotiating, reimbursement methodologies, and provider and payer process.

Proficiency goals:

  • Manage contracting process by leveraging technology
  • Deeply grasp payment models
  • Understand risk evaluation

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Financial Compliance

Ensure your in the know on key laws and regulations for health care finance.

Proficiency goals:

  • Ensure operations conform with pertinent laws and regulations
  • Be informed on current compliance requirements

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Strategic Financing & Access to Capital

Be ready to make decisions regarding joint ventures, debit obligations, bond issues, capital investment decisions, equity financing and more.

Proficiency goals:

  • Finding alternative sources of capital to increase cash position 
  • Avoid getting into a cash-poor position
  • Build financial strength and facilitate growth at a sustainable rate

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Physician Practice Management

Enhance your understanding of the essentials of contemporary physician practice management. 

Proficiency goals:

  • Understand context and framework of how practice fits within the entire healthcare continuum
  • Manage bad debt and charity, as well as third-party and self-pay receivables
  • Comply with Stark Laws that pertain to physician practices
  • Evaluate contracts for maximum benefit and develop accurate financial reports for managing the practice

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“With HFMA and CRCR I was able to enhance my learning experience and use some of that knowledge during my internship to help write some new policies and work on how we communicate with our patients.”

Morgan Coker, CRCR
Revenue Cycle Manager, Advanced Dermatology

Additional Resources

Certifications

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Healthcare Finance Jobs

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