Student Resources - Certification Information

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.

Become certified with HFMA certification programs to:

  • 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)
The CRCR program provides the necessary framework to help set standards of performance and build technical expertise across the entire revenue cycle. By becoming certified in the CRCR program, you have the credentials that prove you have achieved a high-level of revenue cycle knowledge and excellence.

Learn more about earning the CRCR designation.

Certified Specialist Programs
The Certified Specialist programs help mid-level managers expand their functional skills, knowledge, and prepare for certification programs like the CHFP or FHFMA. Available to HFMA members and non-members. These programs are offered in the following areas: Business Intelligence (CSBI), Accounting & Finance (CSAF), Physician Practice Management (CSPPM) and Managed Care (CSMC).

Learn more about earning a Certified Specialist designation

Certified Healthcare Financial Professional® (CHFP)
The CHFP® is geared toward financial professionals, clinical and nonclinical leaders, and payers - all those positions require a deep understanding of the new financial realities of healthcare. CHFP certification demonstrates your qualifications to senior management, co-workers, and the industry highlighting your commitment to the profession and to maintaining up-to-date skills and knowledge.

Learn more about earning the CHFP designation

Fellow of the Healthcare Financial Management Association® (FHFMA)
Achieving the FHFMA® recognizes your exemplary educational achievement, professional accomplishments and volunteer leadership and service in the healthcare finance industry. By earning the right to include the FHFMA designation among your credentials, you let colleagues and the industry know that you have been welcomed into a leading organization of healthcare finance professionals. Fellowship is open to financial management executives and other healthcare finance professionals.

Learn more about earning the FHFMA designation.