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Healthcare Financial Management Association

These unique distance learning programs are designed to help you keep your healthcare related knowledge and skills right up-to-the-minute and to do so in your own office or home, whenever you wish.

Each MGI home study course contains Skill Development Exercises that can be e-mailed, mailed, or faxed to your personal instructor/partner who is ready to process your exercises and answer any questions you may have.

Courses:
How to Detect and Avoid Fraud with an Effective Compliance Program: Every element of the healthcare industry is under intense scrutiny by Federal Grand Juries, the Department of Health and Human Services and its Office of Inspector General (HHS/OIG), intermediaries and insurance carriers. The consequences of even the most routine audit can be catastrophic even for the largest providers and smaller providers can be just as readily targeted. Help protect your institution/organization with this unique and highly effective course.
(Course no.H70,Time to complete: 18 hours, 9.0 Continuing Professional Education credit hours and 2.0 HFMA Founders Award Points)

Price: $259.95 List/ $214.95 Prepaid

The Effective Patient Accounts Representative: If cash flow in hospitals and other healthcare facilities is to be maximized, effective Patient Accounts Representative training is a must. Even experienced clerical staff will benefit from another look at how to improve understanding and interaction with third party payors with whom they do business daily. The course covers in DETAIL the major third party payors such as Blue Cross, Medicaid, Medicare, and Commercial Insurances with emphasis on accuracy and error detection. It also covers examples of other programs that reimburse for healthcare services such as TRICARE/CHAMPUS and COBRA.
(Course no. H25, Time to complete: 18 hours, 9.0 Continuing Professional Education credit hours and 2.0 HFMA Founders Award Points)

Price: $259.95 List/ $214.95 Prepaid

Profitable Subacute Care - a Successful Survival Strategy: With the growing need to move patients through the continuum of care in the lowest cost setting successful subacute care is vital for the survival and success of healthcare institutions over the coming few years. In this course you'll learn how to do a financial analysis, not only of the subacute care services but also of the impact on the acute care side; you'll learn how to evaluate the available supply of subacute care patients; you'll learn to determine the percentage of patients admitted to hospital can potentially be discharged into a subacute care setting and from that the percentage of your total inpatient day volume; you'll learn how to determine what services you can profitably provide.
(Course no. H67, Time to complete: 18 hours, 9.0 Continuing Professional Education credit hours and 2.0 HFMA Founders Award Points)

Price: $259.95 List/ $214.95 Prepaid

Basics of Healthcare Finance: This comprehensive course covers topics dealing with fundamental principles of healthcare finance. Topics discussed include FTEs and units of service, applying standard costing, distinguishing between financial and managerial accounting, reading and analyzing healthcare organization income statements and balance sheets, healthcare organization budgets, analyzing variances, flexible budgeting, breakeven calculations, and departmental reports.
(Course no. H53, Time to Complete: 18 hours, 9.0 Continuing Professional Education credit hours and 2.0 HFMA Founders Award Points)

Price: $259.95 List / $214.95 Prepaid

Successful Practice Management in a Capitated Environment: This course shows you how to adapt your practice under capitation. It discusses the concepts of risk and reward, examines patient access as the key to success under capitation, describes using your telephone system to enhance practice efficiency, shows how to maximize patient flow without compromising patient care or satisfaction, and discusses the value of patient summaries and how to use them.
(Course no. H11, Time to Complete: 18 hours, 9.0 Continuing Professional Education credit hours and 2.0 HFMA Founders Award Points)

Price: $259.95 List / $214.95 Prepaid

Successful Capitation And Risk Sharing: If you are involved with a hospital, multi- provider system, physician hospital organization, or a physician group practice, this is a progam you can't afford to miss. This course includes an overview of capitation, introduces risk and uncertainty, teaches you to correctly assess your organizational readiness, and develop capitation prices. You will also learn about development and allocation of risk pools , managing your balance sheet, and managing the transition to capitation.
(Course no. H83, Time to Complete: 18 hours, 9.0 Continuing Professional Education credit hours and 2.0 HFMA Founders Award Points)

Price: $259.95 List / $214.95 Prepaid

Total Quality Management in Healthcare: This course will give you a solid, managerial-level understanding of TQM (Total Quality Management) and CQI (Continuous Quality Improvement). You will learn about competing through quality, planning for quality in healthcare, process improvement in healthcare, specific tools for healthcare operations problem solving (ie: how to collect healthcare-related data, use Pareto charts, flow charts, scatter diagrams), and managing change in healthcare operations.
(Course no. H44, Time to Complete: 16 hours, 8.0 CPE credit hours and 16 HFMA Certification Maintenance Points)

Price: $259.95 List / $214.95 Prepaid

Successful Pricing for Capitation: This course teaches you how to build a system that will help you develop, monitor, and manage a competitive pricing system. You'll learn the four basic components of external pricing, how to define precisely what it is you're pricing, the four models for capitation pricing, how to identify opportunities open to you under capitation, and how to identify the market forces that drive capitation.
(Course no. H15, Time to Complete: 18 hours, 9.0 Continuing Professional Education credit hours and 2.0 HFMA Founders Award Points)

Price: $259.95 List / $214.95 Prepaid


HFMA Self Study Certification Courses: It is always a good time to begin the path to HFMA certification, and the new Self Study Courses are the perfect preparation tools! Now there is a course specifically designed to help you prepare for each of the exams. Not only are these courses designed to help you prepare, they also serve as the source from which all exam questions are taken. You can prepare for the exams, earn Founders Points toward certification, and earn CPEs toward maintaining your CPA license. (For further information on the HFMA certification program, call 800-252-HFMA, ext. 311 or 308.)
For more information go to HFMA exam preperation page.

CPE Credits Order Number Price
Core Exam
Self Study Course 10 CPEs CCORE $288
 
Accounting & Finance
Self Study Course 8 CPEs CACCT $268
 
Patient Financial Services
Self Study Course 8 CPEs CPFS $268
 
Managed Care
Self Study Course 8 CPEs CMC $268
 
Financial Management of Physician Practices
Self Study Course 8 CPEs CPP $268


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Unless otherwise indicated all course prices include shipping & handling. Additional air parcel post charges are indicated below:

  • Alaska, Hawaii, Puerto Rico, Canada: add $15 U.S.
  • All Other Countries: add $55 U.S.
Prepayment is required for all international orders. Purchase Orders are required for all U.S. unpaid orders which will be billed at the course list price.

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