Certification Program

Becoming certified distinguishes you as a leader and high-level professional in the healthcare finance industry. It reflects a deep personal commitment and sense of accountability that inspires credibility and confidence in your professional knowledge. Through HFMA Certification Programs, you can show your dedication to high industry standards.


  • Validate your skills and knowledge
  • Enhance your credibility in the industry
  • Support your professional development
  • Demonstrate a high level of commitment to the field


Certified Revenue Cycle Representative Program (CRCR)

  • Build technical expertise across the entire revenue cycle
  • Available to both HFMA members and non-members
  • Recommended for hospital revenue cycle staff and associated departments

Certified Technical Specialist (CTS) Programs

  • Build expertise in Accounting & Finance, Physician Practice Management and Managed Care
  • Available to both HFMA members and non-members
  • Recommended for mid-level managers in preparation for the CHFP or FHFMA

Certified Healthcare Financial Professional® (CHFP)

  • Focused on today’s healthcare environment and the shift in healthcare service delivery and evolving payment models
  • Available to both HFMA members and non-members. Must be a member to earn the certification
  • Recommended for financial professionals, clinical and non-clinical leaders who work for providers, payers and vendors
  • This course is equally valuable for individuals new to healthcare and seasoned professionals
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Fellow of the Healthcare Financial Management Association® (FHFMA)

  • FHFMA® recognizes your exemplary educational achievement, professional accomplishments and volunteer leadership and service in the healthcare finance industry
  • Available to CHFP designated HFMA members
  • Requirements are available at www.hfma.org/fhfma


The Metropolitan Philadelphia Chapter of the HFMA offers tuition reimbursement and additional chapter benefits upon successful completion of the CHFP certification, only. Please contact the Certification Committee for additional information.


  • All courses are on-line to provide a flexible learning environment
  • For more information about the HFMA Certification Programs and how the Metropolitan Philadelphia Chapter can assist you in achieving your goals, email news@hfmaphila.org
  • Register on-line at www.hfma.org/certification
  • Additional information about the HFMA Certification Programs is located at certification@hfma.org or by contacting the Career Services Department at (800) 252-4362


For more information regarding the HFMA Certification Programs, please reach out to any of the members on theMetropolitan Philadelphia Certification Committee.

Ann M. Saputelli, CPA, FHFMA    |   ann_saputelli@verizon.net
Jonathan W. Pearce, CPA, FHFMA   |   jon@singletrackanalytics.com
Sarah Lewis, CHFP   |   slewis@ima-consulting.com