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


Certifications are FREE for all The Metropolitan Philadelphia Chapter Members. 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

Certification Committee

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

Ann Saputelli
Ann SaputelliCO-CHAIR
Jon Pearce
Jon PearceCO-CHAIR
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