ABOUT THE ACADEMY FOR HEALTHCARE MANAGEMENT
Health Insurance Education E-volved.
The Academy for Healthcare Management (AHM) was formed in 1997 through an alliance of America's Health Insurance Plans (AHIP) and Blue Cross Blue Shield Association. Collectively, these organizations represent nearly 1,300 member companies providing health insurance coverage to more than 200 million Americans, each offering decades of experience in providing continuing education for healthcare and insurance professionals.
Today AHM promotes online learning opportunities for health professionals in pursuit of advanced education and insight into the complexities of healthcare. Developed by leading authorities, AHM’s comprehensive curricula are ideal for professionals who prefer studying independently in a flexible, secure, online setting.
AHM’s online courses make self-study career advancement simple and convenient.
- Healthcare Management: An Introduction (AHM 250)
- Governance and Regulation (AHM 510)
- Health Plan Finance and Risk Management (AHM 520)
- Network Management (AHM 530)
- Medical Management (AHM 540)
AHM courses provide two tracks to excellence for health insurance plan professionals. Start out by acquiring an understanding of the fundamental building blocks of health insurance by completing the AHM’s comprehensive introductory course—earning you the Professional, Academy for Healthcare Management (PAHM) designation.
Continue your professional development with AHM’s four advanced level courses—studying the diverse aspects of health insurance functions, including management and specific operational areas, the impact of current trends, new developments, and reports on best practices that will give you real-world applications and tools for leadership. Earn the prestigious Fellow, Academy for Healthcare Management (FAHM®) designation when you complete all five AHM courses.
Educational Programs Developed by Today’s Leaders
Recognized healthcare leaders bring a broad range of managed healthcare expertise to AHM’s Curriculum Development Committee. Each of the five courses receives expert oversight on general direction and content. This extensive review process insures that AHM course materials incorporate standards and best practices gleaned from the foremost authorities and organizations that represent the national healthcare system.