Volunteer Opportunities

Fill out the form below to select a committee that you would be interested in volunteering for. Please recognize that each committee appointment carries with it a commitment of your time. Feel free to contact the committee chair to learn more about the time involved in serving on a committee. For more information regarding each committee, please read the section below the form.
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Accounting & Reimbursement

This committee monitors emerging accounting and reimbursement issues in the healthcare industry and shares this information with Chapter members and others through articles published in First Illinois Speaks and through quality, innovative education programs.

Certification

The Certification Committee provides preparation and educational assistance to those members interested in completing HFMA’s certification exams and attaining CHFP or FHFMA status.

CFO Committee

The composition of the CFO Committee includes Chief Financial Officers and Vice Presidents of Finance from providers and purchasers of healthcare services. The Committee regularly schedules round table discussions on behalf of its members and organizes an annual educational programs/golf outing.

Program Planning

This committee coordinates educational programs, working with committees to ensure program content and meeting logistics.

Golf Outing

One of the largest events sponsored by First Illinois is the annual golf outing. Over 300 healthcare professionals attend it. This Committee is responsible for the overall planning of golf outing.

Managed Care

The Committee’s primary focus is on the constant changes in healthcare driven by managed care. Committee members have direct input into the programs presented. The informal atmosphere aids in the creative flow of ideas.

Membership & Directory

The Membership Relations Committee is responsible for the development and implementation of new and creative approaches to increase the membership of the Chapter.

Newsletter

The Chapter’s newsletter, First Illinois Speaks, is recognized by National HFMA as one of the premier chapter publications. Volunteer assistance is needed for writing articles, editing, photography and advertising sales.

Physician & Medical Groups

This Committee deals with structure, governance, strategic planning and financing of growth strategy, physician compensation and practice valuation and acquisition issues. The Committee meets in the fall to plan an annual educational program and to develop newsletter articles for First Illinois Speaks.

Revenue Cycle

The Revenue Cycle Committee is made up of a diverse group of healthcare industry leaders including, but not limited to, PFS managers and directors, accounting and reimbursement managers, CFOs, and other healthcare professionals. Besides organizing and presenting a quality educational program during the year, the Committee’s agenda includes round table discussions related to the revenue cycle.

Social

This committee is responsible for the chapter social events.

Sponsorship

The Sponsorship Committee assists in obtaining advertising for the newsletter and corporate sponsorship for First Illinois events.

Strategic Planning

This committee is responsible for reviewing and updating the Chapter’s strategic plan. Work with First Illinois officers and directors to identify future directions for the Chapter.

Webinar

This committee organizes and hosts regularly scheduled Web-based educational programs. We identify presenters who can better inform our members on relevant and current topics.

 

If interested in writing an article for First Illinois Speaks, please contact the Newsletter committee chair.

If interested in speaking at a chapter program, please contact the Program Planning committee chair.