Associations

Credible. Certified. Connected.

Membership in professional organizations and associations within our industry help us to stay informed about changes in state and federal regulations and new solutions that may benefit our clients. But most importantly, they give our clients the peace of mind that we are committed to safe, compliant and dignified collection practices.

National Associations:

HFMA: With more than 40,000 members, the Healthcare Financial Management Association (HFMA) is the nation’s premier membership organization for healthcare finance leaders. HFMA builds and supports coalitions with other healthcare associations and industry groups to achieve consensus on solutions for the challenges the U.S. healthcare system faces today. Working with a broad cross-section of stakeholders, HFMA identifies gaps throughout the healthcare delivery system and bridges them through the establishment and sharing of knowledge and best practices. We help healthcare stakeholders achieve optimal results by creating and providing education, analysis, and practical tools and solutions. Our mission is to lead the financial management of health care

AAHAM: The American Association of Healthcare Administrative Management (AAHAM) is the premier professional organization in healthcare administrative management. Your one-stop resource center for information, education and advocacy in the areas of reimbursement, admitting and registration, data management, medical records, patient relations and so much more.   AAHAM was founded in 1968 as the American Guild of Patient Account Management. Initially formed to serve the interests of hospital patient account managers, AAHAM has evolved into a national membership association that represents a broad-based constituency of healthcare professionals. AAHAM actively represents the interests of healthcare administrative management professionals through a comprehensive program of legislative and regulatory monitoring and its participation in industry groups such as ANSI, DISA and NUBC. AAHAM is a major force in shaping the future of health care administrative management.

MGMA: MGMA equips medical practice leaders with the information and tools they need to thrive. At MGMA, we live our tagline every day and are committed to continuously advancing leaders and their practices. As the leading association for medical practice administrators and healthcare executives for 90 years, MGMA provides the essential education, legislative information, and data and career resources to help improve patient services and operational efficiencies. Through our national membership and 50 state affiliates, MGMA represents more than 33,000 administrators and executives in 18,000 healthcare organizations in which 385,000 physicians practice.

State Associations:

South Dakota: HFMA, AAHAM, MGMA

SDAHO: The South Dakota Association of Healthcare Organizations is the state-wide professional/trade association representing and serving health care organizations across the State. The Association is a not-for-profit organization representing a diverse range of membership, spanning various types of institutional ownership, geographic location, size and complexities of service. Members include acute care and nursing facilities, home health agencies, assisted living centers and hospice organizations.

Iowa: HFMA, MGMA, AAHAM

Nebraska: HFMA, AAHAM

Illinois: HFMA, AAHAM

ACA: ACA International, the Association of Credit and Collection Professionals, is the comprehensive, knowledge-based resource for success in the credit and collection industry.
Founded in 1939, ACA brings together third-party collection agencies, law firms, asset buying companies, creditors and vendor affiliates, representing more than 230,000 industry employees. ACA establishes ethical standards, produces a wide variety of products, services and publications, and articulates the value of the credit and collection industry to businesses, policymakers and consumers.

South Dakota Collectors Association: State association under the ACA.

Better Business Bureau: BBB’s are dedicated to fostering honest and responsive relationships between businesses and consumers, instilling consumer confidence and contributing to a trustworthy marketplace for all.