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Debora Kuchka-Craig Receives HFMA Individual Achievement Award

HFMA presented Debora Kuchka-Craig, FHFMA, with the 2022 Frederick C. Morgan Individual Achievement Award, honoring career-long contributions to HFMA and to the healthcare finance profession.

HFMA June 23, 2022

Healthcare Financial Management Association Chair Calls on Finance Leaders to Focus on Diversity, Inclusion and Health Equity

In a speech at a major conference, Healthcare Financial Management Association (HFMA) 2021-22 Chair Tammie L. Jackson, FHFMA, MHA, CHFP, called on healthcare finance leaders to focus on reducing healthcare disparities and promoting health equity in the wake of the COVID-19 pandemic, which she referred to as a before-and-after event.

HFMA November 8, 2021

HFMA Recognizes All Frontline Healthcare Workers for Contributions to Healthcare

In a symbolic expression of deep appreciation, the Healthcare Financial Management Association (HFMA) presented its highest achievement award to America’s frontline healthcare workers during HFMA’s annual conference in Minneapolis. The award was accepted by a team from Allina Health, including President and COO Lisa Shannon; Vice President System Finance Operations Nicholas Mendyka; Director, Supply Chain Operations Sarah Charai; Manager, Health Equity and Inclusion Vivian Anugwom; and Clara Zamorano, M.D., Critical Care Intensivist at Abbott Northwestern Hospital, on behalf of their colleagues across the nation.

HFMA November 8, 2021

HFMA expands to global community, joins G20, International Hospital Federation, and launches international membership

As its U.S. membership ranks have swelled from 43,000 to more than 75,000 in the past three years, the fast-growing Healthcare Financial Management Association (HFMA) announced today it is expanding offerings and support to the international community and the global agenda to improve health for all.

HFMA October 12, 2021

32 Winners Receive the 2021 MAP Award for High Performance in Revenue Cycle

The Healthcare Financial Management Association (HFMA) announced the 2021 winners of the MAP Award for High Performance in Revenue Cycle, including four integrated delivery systems, 12 hospital systems, seven individual hospitals, five physician practices and four critical access hospitals.

HFMA October 5, 2021

HFMA membership hits another all-time high, exceeds 75,000 in year of 75th anniversary

After 19 straight quarters of membership growth and shattered membership records, HFMA has reached yet another milestone by surpassing 75,000 members, the Association announced today.

HFMA October 5, 2021

Study: Penetration of Value-Based Payment Models Not Sufficient to Realize Potential Cost Savings

Early years of value-based payment models did not show a reduction of the total cost of care or improvement in clinical quality outcomes at the market level, according to researchers who analyzed performance results of accountable care organizations and other population-based VBP models.

HFMA August 19, 2021

Applications for Healthcare Financial Excellence Awards Available Now

This award recognizes organizations whose innovative and effective strategies have enabled them to achieve excellence in revenue cycle performance.

HFMA August 17, 2021

22 Winners Receive the 2018 MAP Award for High Performance in Revenue Cycle

HFMA announced the 2018 winners of the MAP Award for High Performance in Revenue Cycle, including three integrated delivery systems, two hospital systems, nine individual hospitals, two critical access hospitals, and six physician practices.

HFMA August 17, 2021

New Coding Auditor Certification Program Launched

HFMA introduced a new online healthcare certification designed to validate and acknowledge the professional expertise of inpatient coding auditor professionals.

HFMA August 17, 2021
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