HFMA South Texas Monthly             
June 2014

The HFMA South Texas Chapter monthly newsletter is a short newsletter quickly highlighting the upcoming events, news and or socials in the chapter along with specific committee updates as needed.  

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Chapter Photos - South Padre Annual Institute 2014

2014-2015 Board of Directors (pictured) Penny Wallace  Susan Jones  Jami Force Joe Topinka Thomas Harvey The William G. Follmer Bronze Award was awarded to Cynthia Gray (secretary), Clint Owen, Shawn Barnett (social Chair), Joe Topinka (certification Chair) 2014-2015 Officers (Wes Fountain - Treasurer not pictured) Tammie Galindez (past President) Chris Snyder (President) Clint Owen (President-Elect) David Korn (Vice President) Cynthia Gray (Secretary) Congrats to our Membership Committee Scott Blount & Della Vallejo!!! The Founders Medal of Honor was awarded to Brenda Cox South Texas Welcome Reception South Texas Welcome Reception South Texas Welcome Reception
South Texas Welcome Reception
Keynote Speaker - Kevin McDaniel, CPC, CLP - Chief Strategist, WindRiver Strategies  Presenting Leadership Development & Personal Growth

Michelle Apondaca - Counsel, Waller, Lansden, Dortch & Davis  and John Hawkins - VP, Government Relations, Texas Hospital Association  Presenting Update on Medicaid Managed Care, Insurance and Implementation of Health Insurance Exchanges under PPACA  and

Chris Snyder (2014-2015 President)

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CHFP - Why Certify?

Becoming certified distinguishes you a leader as well as a role model in the healthcare finance community. Earning the CHFP credential enhances your credibility, supports your professional development, demonstrates a high level of commitment to the field, and validates your skills and knowledge. www.hfma.org/certification
HFMA South Texas Chapter's $1,800 Investment in YOU!
  • 8 HOURS OF CORE INSTRUCTION (2 HOURS PER WEBINAR) from 11:00-1:00 pm (Central) on: July 11, August 8, September 19, and October 10, 2014 through HFMA Region 9 webinars.
  • Additional webinars by experienced practitioners to help you apply what you have learned in the first webinar of each month on July 18, August 15, September 26, and October 17, 2014 through HFMA Region 9 webinars.
  • TEST FEE OF $395 COVERED BY THE SOUTH TEXAS CHAPTER (test must be taken and passed by December 14) https://www.hfma.org/Content.aspx?id=511
  • 8 TOTAL CPEs.
Are YOU Eligible?
  • Active regular advanced HFMA South Texas Chapter Membership (student membership does not count)
  • The successful completion of one comprehensive certification exam

Upcoming Educational Events





Las Vegas, NV
June 22-25, 2014



South Texas Summer Institute

Seton Admin Bldg - Austin, TX

August 21, 2014


South Texas Valley Forum

Edinburg, TX

September 18


South Texas Fall Institute

San Antonio, TX

October 23, 2014


Region 9 Conference

New Orleans, LA

November 16-19, 2014


HFMA National Seminar

 Chicago Seminars - December 8-10, 2014






HFMA Texas State FREE Webinars 

June 17 

July 15

August 19

September 16

October 21

November 18

December 16



HFMA National FREE Webinars



National HFMA Virtual Conference

 September 18, 2014 & December 16, 2014




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