Earning the CHFP increases your credibility and highlights your commitment to the healthcare profession. Prove you possess the skills and knowledge needed to advance into management or executive level positions with this certification. The ideal candidate will be a mid-level healthcare professional with a minimum of 3-5 years management experience, including financial responsibilities, in a provider organization.
CHFP REQUIREMENTS INCLUDE:
Current and active regular or advanced HFMA membership
The successful completion of one comprehensive certification exam
EARNING THE CHFP DESIGNATION
You earn the CHFP by successfully completing the online certification examination. The exam will consist of 150 multiple choice questions covering six content areas:
Budgeting and Forecasting
SCHEDULING AND TAKING THE CHFP EXAMINATION
You schedule your exam directly with Castle Worldwide, HFMA’s technical support partner. Testing centers are located throughout the United States and Canada. For the list of testing sites, visit www.hfma.org/castle
You will receive your score immediately after finishing the last question of the exam.
The CHFP certification costs are $395. This includes all application, testing, and processing fees. Should you not pass the examination, the retest fee is $200. Learn more about becoming CHFP certified at hfma.org/chfp
CHFP STUDY MATERIALS
CHFP study materials are available online. The materials provide a cross-functional, integrated presentation of needed practice knowledge and technical skills for mid-level healthcare finance managers. The cost of study materials is $249 members/$299 non-members. CHFP study materials are recommended, but not required.
Order your study materials today. Visit hfma.org/certificationselfstudy
COMPLIMENTARY CHFP PRACTICE EXAM
The complimentary online CHFP practice exam is a 50 question exam testing your knowledge across the six key content area – a great way to prepare. Anyone can access the online practice exam at any time. Sign up for your practice exam now. Visit hfma.org/samplecertificationexam
MAINTAINING YOUR CHFP
HFMA members who have earned either the Certified Healthcare Professional (CHFP) or Fellow of HFMA (FHFMA) designation must maintain their certification by meeting two requirements:
Remain an active HFMA member in good standing
Complete 60 contact hours in eligible education programs every three years