Membership

When you join HFMA you not only join the National Association, you also get free membership in one of HFMA's 68 chapters. Local chapter membership brings the benefits of membership home with targeted education, issue update, networking opportunities, social activities, newsletters and chapter member directories.

Reasons to Join HFMA
Health care is undergoing profound changes around quality and cost effectiveness. Join the premier membership organization for healthcare financial management executives and leaders. With more than 40,000 members, Healthcare Financial Management Association (HFMA) helps healthcare finance professionals:
 Tackle the enormous challenges, major opportunities, intense scrutiny, and daily pressures
 Create solid, practical strategies for moving forward
 Stay ahead of the curve on fast-moving developments
 Connect with those who are setting the pace
 Improve performance through education, resources, and connections
 Advance their career

Things are changing too quickly to get by on what you “already know.” Whether you are a seasoned professional or newcomer to healthcare finance, HFMA resources help improve the business caring for finance, clinical, and operations leaders. Be a leader in your industry. Build your future.

The Benefits of Membership
 hfm - Read the number one publication among healthcare CFOs.
 Chapter membership - Meet colleagues & connect to your local marketplace.
 Discounts - Attend HFMA’s ANI: HFMA’s National Institute annual conference, MAP Event: HFMA’s revenue cycle conference, seminars, conferences, online courses and forums at the member rate, and save on many products and services.
 hfma.org - Find solutions tailored to your needs in the member-only section.
 HFMA Weekly News - Get all the latest updates via email.
 Forums and newsletters - HFMA members get a discount on these valued subscription products
 Virtual Conference - Access cutting edge programming from the convenience of your desktop.
 Webinars - Hear from experts on topics ranging from value-based purchasing to reducing days in A/R.
 120+ CPE Credits - Access CPEs through free registration to education events.
 Certification Programs - Take advantage of member eligibility to enhance your skills and build your career.
 The Short List - Be the first to learn about the products and services reviewed by HFMA’s rigorous Peer Review process.
 Buyer's Resource Guide - Consult HFMA’s comprehensive vendor directory—available first to members.

Don't just join, get involved!

There are many ways to take advantage of your membership. National HFMA is a tremendous resource for you, but getting involved locally can be very rewarding.

How do I join?

Becoming a member in Heart of America Chapter of HFMA is easy.

Click the link below to download a membership form, or to request a mailed or faxed copy be sent to you.  Payment is made to our HFMA National office - and can be processed by check or credit card.

http://www.hfma.org/applications/

If you have questions regarding HFMA, you can talk to anyone on the membership committee, or click the "Contact Us" link at the top right corner of the page.

Membership Directory

For the 2017-2018  year, we have utilized the HFMA National website to provide an up-to-date electronic database for our current membership listing.

HFMA Online Membership Directory  (Requires Log-In and Password)

After you log-in, click on "My Account" in the upper right hand corner, then select "Membership Directory."

Under "Chapter," use the drop down box to select "Heart of America" to see a full listing of our current members.  While you are there, please take a moment to review and update your information.


 

Local Meetings

Typically, eight or more educational meetings are held throughout the year. They usually run less than one half of a day, either beginning with lunch or breakfast. The networking opportunities are tremendous and the education is timely. Check out our Calendar of Events to register for the next session!

Regional Meetings

Once a year, currently in September, the Heart of America Chapter participates in a Fall Workshop along with members of the Sunflower, Show-Me, and the St. Louis Chapters. This two or three-day event is held in Kansas City.

Other joint meetings with local chapters are scheduled from time to time, and you will be notified of these as they arise.

Certification

Get certified! Expand your career opportunities with certification through HFMA. Heart of America Chapter members can receive the Certification Manual for self study at no charge. See the Certifications page for additional information.

Committees

Any member can participate on the many Committees involved in the management of the Chapter. HFMA is a volunteer organization and relies on the participation and commitment of its members to make it beneficial for all. Your involvement can be very rewarding, as it helps solidify your peer relationships. Take a look at the various committees and contact the committee chairperson if you would like to become involved.

Networking Events

Our Chapter sponsors up to two networking events per year along with other social activities. Be sure to get involved in these events.
Make your membership valuable by getting involved!