certified revenue cycle representative

Certified Revenue Cycle Representative Offered by HFMA

The Healthcare Financial Management Association (HFMA) has added a new certification to its selection of education programs, the Certified Revenue Cycle Representative (CRCR). CRCR certification helps set performance standards for individuals working in revenue cycle management and verifies that a specific level of knowledge and expertise has been reached. Individuals holding this certification are promised…


collection professionals

Collection Professionals Advance with ACA 2018 Events

With a mission to support members through education and advocacy, ACA International provides a multitude of resources for collection professionals through the organization’s 2018 schedule of events. ACA International presents specialized educational content for industry representatives of all position levels from small to large-scale operations serving healthcare, retail, financial services and more. To improve individual…


healthcare finance managers

MGMA Payment Report for Healthcare Finance Managers

The Medical Group Management Association (MGMA) released its first Digital Payment Progress Report earlier this year, providing U.S. healthcare finance managers with a detailed look at patient payment preferences and behavior. The report surveyed 761 MGMA member organization representatives at  hospitals and ambulatory surgical centers — 61 percent in management, 28 percent in executive positions…


healthcare finance leaders

Healthcare Finance Leaders Nurtured by HFMA

As the nation’s premier membership organization for healthcare finance leaders, the Healthcare Financial Management Association (HFMA) is committed to helping its 38,000 members via education, analysis, resources and networking opportunities. Members include CFOs, controllers, accountants, hospitals, managed care organizations, physician practices, accounting firms and insurance companies. “Working with a broad cross-section of stakeholders,” states the…


external collections

Internal vs External Collections P3: Hurting Your Brand?

Establishing and maintaining a favorable brand image is crucial to most companies. A single disgruntled customer who vents their frustration via social media or an internal oversight can significantly harm a firm’s reputation. Businesses performing internal debt collections without industry knowledge or failing to properly train their employees risk compliance violations, employee burnout, decreased profits…