Healthcare Financial Management Association

Healthcare Financial Management Association is a national organization for health care financial management professionals comprised of members employed by hospitals, integrated delivery systems, long-term and ambulatory care facilities, managed care organizations, medical group practices, public accounting and consulting firms, insurance companies, government agencies and other health care organizations. The Kansas chapter, known as the Sunflower chapter, has committed to provide their membership with quality education programs, career and professional development resources and a forum to facilitate an exchange of ideas, information and experience. The Sunflower chapter has been recognized nationally for each of the past six years by winning the Charles F. Mehler Gold Award for education, attaining some of the highest number of education hours per member in the nation.

Information regarding publications, chapter information, certification programs, educational programs, membership and much more is available on the HFMA Sunflower chapter's website at www.kshfma.org/. In addition to their regular membership, HFMA offers membership to faculty members, as well as student membership. To learn more about HFMA, contact Rebecca Newton, HFMA Sunflower chapter president, at (316) 804-6014 or Tish Hollingsworth, KHA liaison at (785) 233-7436.

Education and Events

We strive to bring members of the Sunflower (Kansas) of Chapter of HFMA educational seminars that address current issues and are presented by renowned health care speakers. Our meetings are usually held quarterly and presented in a variety of localities around the state.

  • April 22-23, 2015 - HFMA Annual Meeting
    Wichita Marriott Hotel, Wichita

  • July 23, 2015 - HFMA Cost Report Workshop
    Wichita Marriott Hotel, Wichita

  • July 24, 2015 - HFMA Quarterly Meeting
    Wichita Marriott Hotel, Wichita

  • October 19-21, 2015 HFMA Quarterly Meeting/Charge Master Workshop
    Wichita Marriott Hotel, Wichita

  • December 9, 2015 - HFMA Quarterly Meeting
    Capital Plaza Hotel, Topeka

  • December 10-11, 2015 - All Payers Workshop
    Capital Plaza Hotel, Topeka

2014-2015 HFMA Board of Directors

Rebecca Newton - President
Bill Lane - President-Elect
Josh Honn - Secretary
Devon Haase Kim - Treasurer
Devon Haase Kim - Past President
Jason Barb - Director (2015)
Danica Case - Director (2015)
Larry Morris - Director (2016)
Laraine Gengler - Director (2016)
Julie Hatesohl - Director (2017)
Audrey Dunkel - Director (2017)
Tish Hollingsworth - KHA Liason

Check out www.kshfma.org for the latest Sunflower Chapter information.

Click here to view HFMA National's Education Programs. With HFMA's life-long learning, you can stay on top of today's steep learning curve with the profession's premier educational opportunities. HFMA offers national conferences and courses, local seminars, chapter meetings, online learning and onsite education, books and more.

For more information on the KHA Board Retreat, contact Amy Fluke (afluke@kha-net.org) or Jennifer Findley (jfindley@kha-net.org) at (785) 233-7436.
For more information on the KHSC Board Meeting, contact Steve Poage at (785) 233-7436 or spoage@kha-net.org.
For more information or to register, contact Jan Fenwick at jfenwick@kha-net.org or (785) 233-7436.
Join us for a webinar from 2-3 p.m. on June 10, where the presenters will focus on healthy food education and food choices.
For more information regarding the KAMSS Educational Program, contact Jennifer Findley (jfindley@kha-net.org) or Chrisy Madden (cmadden@kha-net.org at (785) 233-7436.