HFMA Scramble Golf Tournament a Huge Success!

By | August 21, 2019

What a difference a year makes!  Instead of last year’s fog, this year’s Annual HFMA golf tournament featured a sunshine-filled day and some great golfing.  100+ golfers teed off at Granite Links Golf Course in Quincy on August 12, representing over 40 companies.   The views were fabulous, and many golfers posted their favorite photos on our twitter feed… Read More »


The OIG Urges CMS to Implement Solutions to Reduce Fraud in Medicare Part C and Part D

By | August 7, 2019

Recently, the Department of Health and Human Services (“HHS”) Office of Inspector General (“OIG”) issued its 2019 “Solutions to Reduce Fraud, Waste, and Abuse in HHS Programs: Top Unimplemented Recommendations.”  The OIG releases a version of this report each year outlining its top 25 unimplemented recommendations to reduce fraud, waste, and abuse (“FWA”) among HHS programs.  This blog post… Read More »

Lauren Moldawer

Chapter Awarded Yerger for Corporate Sponsorship

By | July 15, 2019

This blog post is the final in a series of posts on the Yerger Awards that the Chapter won this year.  If you are saying to yourself “what in the heck is a Yerger?” I urge you to go back to prior posts that run through what a Yerger Award is and what is involved in winning one… Read More »


Welcome New Members!

By | July 8, 2019

The following members recently joined. We welcome you to the Chapter and encourage you to take advantage of the many professional development, networking and information resources available to you at HFMA. Other HFMA members are a terrific resource for your everyday professional challenges – we encourage all members, current and new, to get involved with HFMA committees and… Read More »


Congratulations on Your CHFP Certification, Beverly Paige!

By | June 22, 2019

The chapter would like to congratulate Beverly Paige on completing the CHFP certification process. We recently checked in with Beverly to hear about her certification experience. HFMA: Tell us a little bit about your background – did you come to health care finance from the health care side or the finance side?  What has your career trajectory been?… Read More »


Chapter Awarded Yerger for Social Media Posts

By | June 4, 2019

This month we are filling you in on more details about the Yerger Awards that the Chapter won this year.  Chapters can apply for the Yerger Award for work that they have done during the year that helps to bring exceptional educational and social experiences to its members. Last week’s blog detailed the Yerger Award we won for… Read More »


Chapter awarded Yerger for Digital Communications

By | May 28, 2019

This is a test.  If this is your first visit to our blog, let us know by following the links below and post to your LinkedIn or Twitter account with the hashtag #HFMAMARIblog. Now on to business!  In last week’s blog, I wrote about one of the most important awards that our Chapter can earn,  the Yerger Award,… Read More »

Deb Schoenthaler

Spring into these Career Opportunities!

By | May 22, 2019

Below are a few jobs listed on the HFMA MA-RI website as of May 22, 2019. For a full listing, visit the Chapter Job Board. Chief Financial Officer Lowell Community Health Center, Lowell, MA Click here for more information.     Vice President, Finance Mercy Medical Center, Springfield, MA Click here to view details and apply.     Manager… Read More »


Yerger Awards: a Brief Introduction

By | May 21, 2019

Did you ever wonder it means when the Chapter announces “we’ve won this award”? As an HFMA member, I never really knew, and now that I am an Officer of the organization, I want everyone to understand what these awards are all about, and how much work and effort is involved in achieving these awards. One of the… Read More »

Deb Schoenthaler

A Night of Celebrations

By | May 14, 2019

Every year, the HFMA Massachusetts Rhode Island Chapter gathers to celebrate its volunteers and bestow awards. The Hernan Award is named after the chapter’s first president, Frances M. Hernan, and is presented by the Board of Directors to a chapter member who has excelled in his or her work for the chapter and/or has made outstanding contributions to… Read More »