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11th Circuit: Difference in Opinion Not Enough for FCA Liability

By | October 14, 2019

The 11th Circuit’s long-awaited AseraCare opinion requires more than mere disagreement regarding clinical judgment to prove falsity under the False Claims Act. The 11th Circuit rejected the government’s theory of falsity in its long-running False Claims Act (FCA) case against long-term care provider AseraCare Inc. The 11th Circuit affirmed the lower court’s ruling that mere clinical disagreement was… Read More »

Congratulations on Your CHFP Certification, Alex Yerukhimov!

By | September 19, 2019

The chapter would like to congratulate Alex Yerukhimov on completing the CHFP certification process. We recently checked in with Alex to hear about his 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 »

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 »

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 »

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 »

Sponsored Post: America’s future academic medical centers: Forging new identities in the New Health Economy

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A Photo Finish!

By | May 2, 2019

Last Friday’s 3rd Annual Women’s Leadership Conference was a huge success. The word cloud created by attendees at the end of the day best summarizes the impact of the event.