In Memory of Phil Geissinger

By | May 19, 2020

With great sadness, we are writing to inform you of the loss of Phil Geissinger, FHFMA, FACMPE. Phil was very active in the MA-RI Chapter, serving a number of roles, including Board Member and volunteering on the New to Healthcare Committee. Following his graduation from Albion College, Phil relocated to Boston and attended Northeastern where he earned his… Read More »

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National HFMA Board Composition Amendment

By | May 4, 2020

Request to HFMA MA-RI Chapter Members, HFMA is looking for your help to vote regarding the proposed National HFMA Board composition amendment. Please look for an email that came from Joe Fifer, HFMA President and CEO, on Monday, April 27. This email has a unique link for you to click on and vote. HFMA would appreciate your help… Read More »

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Sponsored Post: Financial Relief for CARES Act, FEMA and other COVID-19 Programs and Reporting Considerations

* * * * * This post sponsored by Deloitte & Touche, LLP. * * * * * The ongoing COVID-19 crisis has led to the adoption of a number of health care legislative and regulatory programs to provide financial relief for healthcare organizations. As part of receiving these benefits, healthcare organizations are responsible for ensuring that associated… Read More »

Kelly J. Sauders and Heather Hagan

Sponsored Post: The Importance of Utilization Management in Healthcare

* * * * * This post sponsored by BESLER. * * * * * In the fast paced, ever-changing healthcare environment hospitals and health systems must be agile to ensure a quality-driven and financially stable operation. Between care complexities, endless reimbursement rules and regulation changes, utilization management in healthcare is paramount. Regulatory Compliance Regulatory agencies such as… Read More »

Mary Devine and Meliza Weiner

Closing the COVID-19 Communications Chasm for Providers

By | April 22, 2020

The COVID-19 outbreak is radically transforming healthcare. And it is leaving potential communication vacuums in its path.  Physicians are either overwhelmed with too much incoming information from too many sources or may feel like they are on an island, not knowing where to turn. Here’s where physician associations can play a key role. Physician Performance LLC (PPLLC) is… Read More »

Deb Schoenthaler

We’re In This Together – Free Virtual HFMA Conference on April 9th

By | April 8, 2020

Healthcare organizations and their leaders are incredibly busy using all their resources to care for patients and protect the brave and the vulnerable. HFMA Is also working through these extraordinary times to make sure members have the information and tools needed to navigate through the uncertainty. One resource is the Virtual Conference on Thursday, April 9th. This free… Read More »

Annamarie Monks

Welcome New Members!

By | April 2, 2020

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 »

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Certification Maintenance Grace Period Announced

By | March 26, 2020

Notice: Due to the recent postponement of live educational programs, the Association is implementing a certification maintenance grace period for all active CHFPs, CRCRs, Certified Specialists and Fellows with a due date of May 31, 2020. The maintenance deadline will be extended from May 31, 2020 to October 1, 2020 for eligible CHFPs and Fellows. The Association will… Read More »

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Welcome New Members!

By | March 5, 2020

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 »

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