June 06, 2019 


HFMA Annual Conference 2019

June 23-26

Orange County Convention Center, Orlando, Florida

Xtend Healthcare is nationally recognized as an industry-leading provider of comprehensive revenue cycle solutions to health systems.  Sustained revenue cycle improvement is our exclusive focus with experience in all 50 states and more than 30 years of dedicated health revenue cycle experience. We are committed to delivering customized solutions built around the broad revenue cycle needs of our clients. Our solutions include comprehensive Revenue Cycle Outsourcing for both PB and HB, revenue integrity/coding, denial and appeal management, conversion A/R resolution and accelerated A/R recovery.
For more information, please contact  Mindy Scher, Director of Business Development (760) 505-3535 or by email at mscher@xtendhealthcare.net

summerSAVE THE DATES- Registration Opening Soon

Join your colleagues as we hear from experts in our region about the strategies in development to address behavioral health, mental health, and access to care issues facing our community.
The summer series is comprised of short seminars and one full day conference event.

July 25th 
August 26th
September 20th


Save the Date 
August 25th Day at the Races
A joint event with HFMA Southern California 

Time to Renew, Reinstate

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HFMA Social 

Please check out our website for upcoming social events. 

Thank you to our Corporate Sponsors
Platinum Sponsors
Xtend Healthcare

Gold  Sponsors
Argos Health
Enable Comp

Silver Sponsors
California Business Bureau  
Law Offices of Stephenson Acquisto and Colman
Novus Health Systems 
Progressive Management Systems
Hawes Financial
Sunbelt Medical International 
Bronze Sponsors
Access One
Avadyne Health 
Uprise Consulting Group, Inc.
More information on sponsoring HFMA San Diego Imperial Chaper and our sponsors
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In order to maintain your certification you are  now required to renew your membership by May 31st of each year, and to also  complete all educational requirements by May 31st of the year your 60  education hours are due.  There is no longer a grace period if you miss the  05/31 deadline.  Please be sure to renew your HFMA membership by 05/31/19  and by 05/31 in future years.  In addition, complete your educational hours  by 05/31 of your maintenance period (maintenance periods are every 3 years  and depend on the date you became certified).  To review the certification  maintenance requirements please go to the "Maintaining My Certification" page of HFMA using this link.

Are you interested in becoming a Certified Healthcare Financial Professional (CHFP)?
HFMA's CHFP program provides the broad range of business and financial skills essential for succeeding in today's high-value healthcare environment:

  • Business acumen
  • Collaboration
  • Financial strategy
  • Understanding future trends
The CHFP is geared toward financial professionals, clinical and nonclinical leaders, and payers-all those whose jobs require a deep understanding of the new financial realities of healthcare. 
There is no charge to All-Access HFMA members for the modules required to earn the certification credential 

For more information please click HERE  or contact John Garcia, Certification Chair, at jgarcia@avadynehealth.com.

Know someone else who should know about HFMA? Referring your colleagues to HFMA is as simple as sending an email that's already drafted for you
When you use our online referral form , we'll send a message on your behalf outlining the benefits of HFMA membership that are most relevant to them.
HFMA is changing their membership cycle based on registration anniversary date instead of expiring 5/31 of every year!!  

Historically, all HFMA memberships expired 5/31 of every year.
As of 11/1/2018 anyone registering or re-registering for membership in HFMA will have a 1 full year membership, which w ill expire 1 year from their  new registration date.
If you are an Enterprise  Solutions Member, which is a corporate HFMA Membership agreement , the anniversary date will be  based on the Enterprise agreement between HFMA and the Enterprise Member.  If you know someone that would like to register for HFMA they may do so at:
Click here for Link and click on "JOIN" if new to HFMA or "RENEW" if previously a member.
Complete all other required fields , click the box "I affirm", and then click "Checkout" to complete the registration.
For questions, you may contact Jeff Reid, HFMA-San Diego Imperial Chapter Membership Chair, at Jeffery.reid@sharp.com or 858-499-5173.

Interested in HFMA Enterprise Solutions membership?

Healthcare related corporations can benefit significantly by establishing an Enterprise Solutions Membership agreement with HFMA.

For more information go Here
or contact:
National HFMA Membership office at  1.800.252.4362.

Upcoming National Webinars

Looking for additional Education?  

Click  Upcoming National Webinars  for additional information

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Your 2018-2019 HFMA San Diego - Imperial Chapter Team
President: Mindy Scher -  mscher@xtendhealthcare.net
President Elect: Terry Meier - temeier@ucsd.edu 
Vice President: Basak Kaya - basak.kaya@sharp.com
Secretary: Shannon Vanderbilt - s1vanderbilt@ucsd.edu 
Treasurer: Andrew Widen - andrew.widen@sharp.com
Programs Co-Chairs: Perla Pace - perla.pace@sharp.com
     Doug Barry doug.barry@mazarsusa.com  
Certification: John Garcia -  jgarcia@avadynehealth.com 
Membership Co-Chairs: Jeffery Reid  - Jeffery.Reid@sharp.com
  Fred Binczewski -   fred@uprisecg.com   
Communications Coordinator: Lauren Waltz - lauren.waltz@meddata.com 
Sponsorship: Beata Piehl - beatapmha@gmail.com 
Social Chair: Josephine Lee - Josephine.Lee@sharp.com