Becoming certified distinguishes you as a leader and high-level professional in the healthcare finance industry. It reflects a deep personal commitment and sense of accountability that inspires credibility and confidence in your professional knowledge. Through HFMA Certification Programs, you can show your dedication to high industry standards.
BECOME CERTIFIED WITH HFMA CERTIFICATION PROGRAMS TO:
Validate your skills and knowledge
Enhance your credibility in the industry
Support your professional development
Demonstrate a high level of commitment to the field
Certified Revenue Cycle Representative Program (CRCR)
The CRCR program provides the necessary framework to help set standards of performance and build technical expertise across the entire revenue cycle. By becoming certified in the CRCR program, you have the credentials that prove you have achieved a high-level of revenue cycle knowledge and excellence.
Certified Technical Specialist (CTS) Program
The CTS programs help mid-level managers expand their functional skills, knowledge, and prepare for certification programs like the CHFP or FHFMA. Available to HFMA members and non-members. These programs are offered in the following areas: Accounting & Finance, Physician Practice Management and Managed Care.
The CHFP® is geared toward financial professionals, clinical and nonclinical leaders, and payers – all those positions require a deep understanding of the new financial realities of healthcare. CHFP certification demonstrates your qualifications to senior management, co-workers, and the industry highlighting your commitment to the profession and to maintaining up-to-date skills and knowledge.
Fellow of the Healthcare Financial Management Association® (FHFMA)
Achieving the FHFMA® recognizes your exemplary educational achievement, professional accomplishments and volunteer leadership and service in the healthcare finance industry. By earning the right to include the FHFMA designation among your credentials, you let colleagues and the industry know that you have been welcomed into a leading organization of healthcare finance professionals. Fellowship is open to financial management executives and other healthcare finance professionals.
Oregon HFMA is proud to recognize the following individuals for achieving their CHFP:
Mandeep Bawa, CHFP
William Bigcraft, CHFP
Lisa Brown, CHFP
Beth Brown, CHFP
Shannon Bunyard, CHFP
G. Bybee, CHFP
Betsy Chang, CHFP
Chris Childers, CHFP
Doreen Crail, CHFP
Jared Durham, CHFP
Kristy Edwards, CHFP
Timothy Erb, CHFP
Kelly Eyerly, CHFP
David Farwell, CHFP, CPA
Jennifer Fowler, CHFP
Karen Gillis, CHFP
Susan Hill, CHFP
William Hoffman, CPA, CHFP
Janice Jacobs, CHFP
Sarah Jensen, CHFP
Steven Levine, CHFP, CSAF, CSMC,CSBI
Matthew McCreith, CHFP
Brianna McDonald, CHFP
Laurie Meichtry, CHFP
Justin Moe, CHFP
Sven Moeller, CHFP
Bede Murphy, CHFP
Matt Navigato, CHFP
Lisa Nearing, CHFP
Mark Nouguier, CHFP
Evan O’Kelley, CHFP
Sarah Opfer, CHFP
Kristin Ouellette, CHFP
Johann Ramirez, CHFP
Tonya Richner, CHFP
Michelle Roberts, CHFP
Tyler Rodgers, CHFP
S. Andrew Rybolt, CPA, CHFP
Richard Sanders, CHFP
Kristie Schostalo, CHFP
Audrey Scott, CHFP
Rachael Seeder, CHFP
Diana Semeniouk, CHFP
Marie Smith, CRCR, CHFP
Frederick Stephens-Tiley, CHFP
Jeremy Stewart, CHFP
Greg Stone, CHFP
Dana Strong, CHFP
Douglas Teuber, CHFP
Joe Wanner, CHFP
Robert Wells, CHFP, CSBI
Catherine White, CHFP
Stephanie Winchester, CHFP
Carrie Winner, CHFP
Wilson Wong, CHFP
CHFP Certification New Program Highlights
HFMA’s strategic vision characterizes the current healthcare business environment as the transformation of care to achieve value. Providers, physicians, and payers are all confronted with new business challenges. The nature of the business environment and its impact on industry stakeholders supply both the demand for and elements of a new approach to the CHFP. The necessary success factor for finance professionals today: Change-oriented business acumen.
New CHFP program features
A learning program designed to build comprehensive industry understanding and sharpen business skills;
HFMA’s Business of Health Care – Healthcare finance overview, risk mitigation, evolving payment models, healthcare accounting and cost analysis, strategic finance, and managing financial resources.
HFMA’s Operational Excellence exam – Healthcare Industry Stakeholder’s Business Challenges; exercises and case studies on the application of business acumen in health care.
CHFP designation earned by successful completion of both modules;
Online study materials created specifically to assist in mastering the business content;
Module I and II exams are taken online (no need to travel to an exam site).
Earning the CHFP
The CHFP credential is awarded upon successful completion of Module I end of course assessment and Module II case study exercises and exam. HFMA membership is required for Module II.
There are 2 requirements to purchase this module- HFMA membership (excludes student members) and completion of Module I.
Exam comprised of 8 directed case studies with 7 questions each; 3 hour time allotment for completion of exam.
CHFP and FHFMA Certification Holders
Individuals who have earned the CHFP [and Fellowship] prior to 2015 are not affected. Also, thenew CHFP and how the program integrates with the Fellowship (existing FHFMA) are not affected. Both programs are on the same “knowledge – competencies “continuum.