Certification

If you are interested in the certification process or have additional questions, please contact James Godleski at [email protected] or 607-762-3319.  Below is a summary of the certification process and description of the certification programs available:

Becoming certified distinguishes you as a leader and high-level professional in the healthcare financial industry.  It reflects a deep personal commitment and sense of accountability that inspires credibility and confidence in your professional knowledge.  Through the HFMA Certification Programs, you can show your dedication to high industry standards.

Certified Healthcare Financial Professional (CHFP):

 CHFP is designed for mid-level healthcare finance professionals who aspire to the executive level or desire confirmation of financial management expertise in US 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.

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.

 Costs of Certification:

Preparation Material – On-line study guide                                          $249

 CHFP Application                                                                                $395

 Exam Retake                                                                                        $200