Why You Should Answer the Call to Serve as a Volunteer Board Member
David Schmahl Mar 24, 2016
Healthcare finance leaders have at least four good reasons for accepting offers to volunteer as board members of professional associations.
If you are a healthcare finance leader, you will receive the call sooner or later. It may come from a mentor or a colleague. It may occur during your association’s annual meeting or a networking event. Regardless of the context, at some point in your career you will be asked to consider serving as a volunteer board member for a professional association such as HFMA. TO READ MORE...........
Mary Mirabelli, FHFMA
HFMA National Chair
A member of HFMA since 2003, Ms. Mirabelli has served on the Association's Board of Directors, Governance Committee, National Advisory Council, Morgan Award Judging Committee, Healthcare Leadership Council, and Strategic Planning Committee. She is also a recipient of the Follmer Bronze Award. She also has had governance positions with the HCA Foundation Board and Vision Consulting, and she serves as chair of the Federation of American Hospitals Health Information Technology Task Force.
Ms. Mirabelli received her bachelor's degree from the University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign and her master's in management certificate in finance and marketing from the J.L. Kellogg Graduate School of Management, Northwestern University. To read more..........
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Tennessee Trains on Tuesday will occur the second Tuesday of every month and is complementary. Members who attend these sessions will walk away with key takeaways and actionable plans to keep their organizations on the path of success. Additionally, CPAs and CHFPs can earn continuing education credits (CPE) by attending.
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Obama Budget Pushes Medicaid Expansion
RICH DALY, HFMA SENIOR WRITER/EDITOR
Feb. 9—The Obama administration’s final year is expected to feature a push for more states to expand eligibility for Medicaid, including through a funding proposal in the president’sbudget.
President Barack Obama’s $4.1 trillion FY17 budget includes $2.6 billion to provide three years of full funding for the expansion of eligibility in any of the 20 states that have not yet adopted it. Medicaid expansion was authorized by the Affordable Care Act (ACA), which provides full federal coverage of the cost of expansion for three years ending in 2016. READ MORE........