The certificate program consists of three hours of educational content. This education is eligible for ACMPE and CEU credit
. While this is a standalone certificate program, it can also help you to achieve the MGMA Financial Management Certificate (FMC)
credential as one of four courses needed to satisfy that program.
Are you responsible for cash management in your practice? Does worrying about cashflow and meeting payroll keep you up at night? Have you ever wondered how to manage cashflow and accounts payable in a productive and meaningful way? Perhaps you want to be more in charge of the finance process in your practice. This online event will provide you with the building blocks to manage your accounts payable and payroll management and develop strategic processes for cashflow management so you can feel confident when meeting with the CFO or accountants in future meetings.
- Part I: Cash Flow Management
- Part II: Financial Reporting
- Part III: Payroll Management
This certificate program will provide you with the knowledge to:
ACMPE Certificate Approved Seminar
- Manage cashflow in a productive and meaningful way
- Apply a basic understanding of bookkeeping and internal cash controls
- Employ strategies to manage the practice payroll
Completion of this program is exclusively eligible for the Accounts Payable, Payroll and Cash Flow Management Certificate through the certifying body, the American College Of Medical Executives (ACMPE). Certificates are widely accepted throughout the industry, proving completion and understanding of topic or skill-specific courses.
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Continuing Education Information
: Self-paced study | Internet Activity Enduring Material
: Intermediate - Education that builds on a basic curriculum, designed to improve your ability to analyze and apply skills learned to a topic or knowledge area.
: A basic understanding of the topic or knowledge area.
: 180 minutes
Certificate Program Series Maximum clock hours
ACMPE: 3 | CEU: 3
If you wish to claim continuing education credit and the certificate of completion, you must pass the associated exam required by the accrediting organizations. Registration for the exam is included in the certificate program.
American College of Medical Practice Executives (ACMPE)
- ACMPE, medical practice administrators in certification and Fellowship through ACMPE
- CEU, generic continuing education unit
This program is approved for ACMPE continuing education hours. A cumulative total of 50 ACMPE continuing education credit hours is among the requirements for attaining the Certified Medical Practice Executive (CMPE) credential. To maintain CMPE or Fellow status, you must earn 50 hours of qualifying credit hours every three years, of which 30 hours must come from MGMA national, state or local offerings, including 12 from a live learning event.
about the ACMPE certification program.
One ACMPE credit is earned for every 60 minutes of educational content, rounded down to the nearest 0.25.
Continuing Education Units (CEU)
A certificate of attendance will be provided to healthcare professionals requesting generic CEUs for professional development, certifications through other professional associations or specialty societies.
One generic CEU credit is earned for every 60 minutes of educational content, rounded down to the nearest 0.25.
Part I: Cash Flow Management
Christine Kalish, MBA, CMPE, Brittain-Kalish Group LLC, and Penny Crow, MS, SHRM-SCP, RHIA, Brittain-Kalish Group LLC
Have you ever wondered how to manage cash flow in a productive and meaningful way? This session will give you the building blocks to monitor bank balances, protect cash flows and design the cash receipt process. This session will equip you with the knowledge to ask the CFO or accountant the tough questions and will understand what they’re saying in future meetings.
Part II: Accounts Payable Management
Tammy R. Walsh, CHFP, CRCR, FHFMA, Paramount Healthcare Solutions LLC
Management of accounts payable is an ongoing requirement for practice success. This session will provide a basic overview of bookkeeping, internal cash controls and vendor payment models, as well as skill in negotiating payment terms, reconciling accounts and supervising accounts payable processes.
Part III: Payroll Management
Sharon Ginchansky, MAOM, Brittain-Kalish Group LLC, and Dawn Adams, SHRM-SCP, Brittain-Kalish Group LLC
This session will give you the tools you need to be successful in your practice to manage payroll. Even if you outsource these functions, this session offers essential insights on how to supervise and manage your largest expense as the person who oversees payroll.
Part I: Cash Flow Management
Christine Kalish, MBA, CMPE, is a senior executive and trusted healthcare advisor with deep experience in ambulatory care and academic medicine. For more than thirty years, Kalish has been leading organizations and teams to develop critical infrastructure and growth planning to improve operations, workflow, human resources and revenue cycle. She continually searches for innovative ways to assist her clients so they can deliver quality care for the populations they serve.
Part II: Accounts Payable Management
Penny M. Crow, MS, SHRM-SCP, RHIA, is a nationally recognized executive with progressive senior leadership experience in a wide range of healthcare organizations. As an RHIA, she has a successful track record in health information management, revenue cycle, risk management, and quality improvement. Her MS in I-O Psychology has fueled her passion for working with leaders to prepare and develop future workforces.
Part III: Payroll Management
Tammy is an executive finance and operations leader with 20+ years’ experience with a focus in healthcare providing cross-industry expertise in strategy, operations, business development, financial consulting and client service with strong leadership, problem-solving, planning, team-building and project management skills. Her background as a CFO for physician groups has led her to be a proven leader to revitalize and restructure problem organizations ensuring organizational excellence.
Tammy is CEO/Founder of a physician consulting services firm providing strategy and optimization to provider groups and health care organizations across the nation. The services range from physician compensation methodologies, revenue cycle optimization, hospital-physician alignment, clinic operational process improvement, compliance and overall leadership insight. Her services also offer interim-CFO and COO capabilities for provider groups.
Tammy is a member of the Healthcare Financial Management Association (HFMA) and serves as an officer for the Lone Star Chapter as well as chairing the state-wide Texas Conference in 2020 and 2021. She is also a member of the American College of Healthcare Executives (ACHE) and Medical Group Management Association (MGMA). Tammy is a frequent speaker and writer on physician-related revenue cycle, finance and strategic topics for these organizations and many others.
Tammy is an adjunct professor teaching courses in Leadership and Healthcare Finance to the Master of Business Administrative Healthcare Students at Texas Christian University. She serves as the Board Chair at the University of North Texas Health Science Center MHA Advisory Board. She is also a member of the Advisory Board at the University of Texas at Arlington, College of Business, Accounting Department.
She is a Certified Healthcare Financial Professional (CHFP) and Certified Revenue Cycle Representative (CRCR). She was recently awarded the Fellow Healthcare Financial Management Association (FHFMA) designation.
She is a graduate of University of Houston, Texas, with a B.S. degree in Finance.
Sharon Z. Ginchansky, MAOM, is an organizational consultant with the Brittain-Kalish Group, specializing in revitalizing leadership and organizational change to improve operations and to enhance the way businesses engage their staff. She is recognized as an expert in leading organizations through start up, culture changes, acquisitions and divestitures, and labor negotiations. She has more than 25 years of operational and human resources experience working as an executive in the healthcare field.
Ginchansky holds a bachelor’s degree in English from American Jewish University and a master’s in organizational management from University of Phoenix. She is a member of SHRM, DallasHR and is a former long-time member of Vistage International.
Dawn Adams is a veteran of delivering innovative solutions to solve deep organizational challenges in partnership with leaders from the airline to telecom industries. Recognized for being a catalyst to building high-performance cross-functional teams that exceed organization goals, her passion is enabling organizations to maximize the effectiveness of their most valuable asset — by ensuring that the right people are in the right place, with the right supports, so they are empowered to do the right thing.
On Demand Refund Policy
On-demand programs are available for one full year from the purchase date, unless otherwise specified. Registration and exam fees will not be refunded for this program unless approved by the program manager.
On Demand Cancellation Policy
If for any reason MGMA must cancel this on-demand program prior to the expected expiration date, MGMA will notify participants by email of the cancellation no less than five business days prior to the cancellation. Full refunds will be processed within 90 days of the cancellation. Registration and exam fees cannot be refunded if the program or exam has been started or completed.
Contact the MGMA Service Center for cancellations or refunds:
Toll-free: 877.275.6462, ext. 1888
Complaint resolution policy
Please contact the MGMA Service Center toll-free at 877.ASK.MGMA (275.6462) for issues or concerns with this program.