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At HFMA, you can find everything you need to know to take your performance—or your team's—to the next level. No matter your focus in healthcare finance, or the challenges you face, HFMA's on-demand learning and certification programs are designed to sharpen skills and set you up for success. Explore the focus areas and proficiency objectives to help you decide what path is right for you or your team: 

Questions or need personalized guidance? For more information contact an HFMA professional development specialist at careerservices@hfma.org.

Interested in online education and certification packages for your team? Contact us.

Revenue Cycle

With HFMA’s revenue cycle programs, you will be better prepared to increase receivables, reduce denials, and work more efficiently – all while earning your organization high patient satisfaction scores. Ensure your revenue cycle team knows when and how to conduct sensitive financial conversations with patients. 

Proficiency goals:

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

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  14  $299
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Business Strategy & Analytics

Examine the business fundamentals of health care pricing, cost, revenue, payment and delivery models, and come away with the essential context you need to make decisions. 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.

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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  14  M: $299 | NM: $449 
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    14  M: $599 | NM: $749
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  10  $299
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The Bottom Line

Augment your knowledge or see how your skills fit in the context of health care, from budgeting and forecasting, to reporting, reimbursement, risk management, cost analysis and more.

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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      Business of Health Care - Recommended for those new to healthcare finance 14  M: $299 | NM: $449 
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  17  $99  Add to Cart  
  14  $299
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Managed Care

Gain specialist level knowledge of models, payment rates, benefit coordination, reimbursement, cost-control incentives, legislative changes and more.

Proficiency goals:

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

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  14  M: $299 | NM: $449 
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  12  $299
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Physician Practice Management

Focus on revenue cycle activities that enhance contemporary physician practice management - come away with essential context you need to make decisions.

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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  14  M: $299 | NM: $449 
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  11.5  $299
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Financial Compliance

Explore patient rights under HIPAA, learn how privacy and security differ, what can be disclosed and to whom, what makes an authorization valid, and more. Find out what's covered under the False Claims Act and dig into Medicare coding issues.

Proficiency goals:

  • Ensure your team's operations conform with pertinent laws and regulations
  • Better understand current compliance requirements

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11  $99  Add to Cart  


Strategic Financing & Access to Capital

Learn how to elevate joint ventures, long-term debt obligations and creditworthiness, bond issues, capital investment decisions, equity financing and more. Come away with the essential context you need to make decisions.

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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  14  M: $299 | NM: $449 
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