Program Objectives
This program provides an overview of healthcare accounting and finance to strengthen competencies in understanding payment models and revenue management. It consists of 14 courses, each with its own assessment:

  • An Overview of Budgeting and Forecasting
  • Budgeting and Forecasting
  • Understanding IRS Form 990
  • Medicare and Medicaid Reimbursement Systems
  • Cost Analysis and Management
  • Financial Reporting: Revenue and Assets
  • Financial Planning and Budgeting
  • Accounting Oversight and Internal Control
  • Capital Planning and Financing
  • Financial Reporting: Relationships and Procedures
  • Financial Reporting: Liabilities and Long-Term Debt
  • Investments and Cash Management
  • Reimbursement and Managed Care
  • Malpractice Insurance and Risk Management

    Members: No charge, included with membership
    Non-members: $99

    Delivery Method: Online self-study

    Designed For: Accounting professionals who are new to the specific issues of healthcare finance

    Learner Hours: 14

    Prerequisites: Less than two years in health care: general knowledge and familiarity with cost accounting principles, budgeting concepts, cash management, financial reports, and internal control concepts.

    Fields of Study:

    • Accounting: 3.5 hours
    • Finance: 10.5 hours

    Level: Intermediate

    Advance Preparation: None

    Course Availability: One year from start date

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    HFMA stands behind the quality of our programming. If you are not satisfied, we will gladly refund your money or provide you with a credit certificate toward any future HFMA National educational programs or select products. Contact HFMA directly at 3 Westbrook Corporate Center, Suite 600, Westchester, IL 60154, Attn: Professional Development, or call (800) 252-4362, ext. 2. Please provide HFMA with your comments within two weeks of beginning the program.