The Value of Certification

By | June 12, 2018

Achieving the designation as a Certified Healthcare Finance Professional (CHFP) continues to be one of the most strategic and career-advancing moves that members can make – especially in today’s competitive and ever-changing healthcare landscape. We understand that members pursue certification on top of the demands of their professional and personal lives. The Massachusetts-Rhode Island chapter is committed to… Read More »

Nancy R. Stewart

Conference Recap – The Path to Value

By | June 6, 2018

Last Friday, the Managed Care Committee held their annual conference in Norwood, MA. This year’s conference theme, “The Path to Value,” was reflected throughout the day by speakers on a variety of topics.  The morning kicked off with a welcome message from our new Chapter President, Garrett Gillespie. Following the welcome, Alex Calcagno, Director of Federal and Community… Read More »

Kate Stewart

Welcome to the Blog!

By | June 1, 2018

The Massachusetts-Rhode Island Chapter of the Healthcare Financial Management Association is excited to launch its new blog, today, June 1, 2018! In the coming months, we will be transitioning from the chapter newsletter, HFMA Advisor, to a blog format for communications with our members.  Past issues of the HFMA Advisor will continue to be available on our website. … Read More »

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Credentialing Strategies to Streamline Your Physician Enrollment Process

By | May 30, 2018

The Importance of Credentialing The process of credentialing refers to both obtaining approval for a provider to practice at a hospital (i.e. privileging) and to be reimbursed for services by a particular payer. Both processes require satisfying many criteria, including proof of identify, education, training, licensing and board certification, as well as verifying malpractice insurance and reviewing any… Read More »

Emily Anne Nolte

Get Ready to Golf on August 13

By | May 30, 2018

We’re only a few short months away from the annual summer golf tournament.  On Monday, August 13, 2018, the MA-RI Chapter of HFMA will be hitting the links at Granite Links Golf Club in Quincy, MA.  The scramble tournament begins with a shotgun start at 7:30AM.  After you’ve worked up an appetite on the course, join us for a clambake (non-golfers are… Read More »

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HFMA Members: Time to Check Your Founders Points

By | May 16, 2018

It’s time to review your Founders Points! Please review your HFMA National Founders Points for the 2017-18 year between now and Monday, June 11th. Click here to log-in and access your membership profile: http://www.hfma.org. Communicate any changes/additions to your Founders Merit Award points for the year June 1, 2017 through May 31, 2018 year to Amy Poole at… Read More »

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