Academy For Healthcare Management Courses And Designations

Five courses. Two professional designations.
One trusted authority on health insurance.

AHIP’s online Academy for Healthcare Management (AHM) educational programs can grow your expertise, demonstrate your commitment to the industry, and help shape your career.


Healthcare Management: An Introduction (AHM250)

Providing a comprehensive overview, this course will get you up to speed on the basic concepts of healthcare management and its various types of organizational structures. You will learn about major operational areas of health insurance plans as well as legislative, regulatory, and ethical issues that affect the industry.

Governance, Legal Issues, Medicare & Medicaid (AHM510)

This course describes the formation, types, and structure of healthcare management organizations. Along with the role of healthcare management in government-sponsored programs including Medicare and Medicaid, you’ll learn the overall purpose and direction of healthcare management, the impact of fraud and abuse, and the role of public policy.

Health Plan Finance and Risk Management (AHM520)

Get a comprehensive look at health insurance plan finance. You’ll learn about financial management techniques, funding, risk management, provider reimbursement, plan risk, pricing, underwriting, and rating methods.

Network Management (AHM530)

Learn about the network management function in health insurance plans as this course provides you with insight into both network development strategies (risk management, recruiting, selection and contracting) and network maintenance strategies (managing provider performance and feedback).

Medical Management (AHM540)

Explore medical policy and technology evaluation, appropriateness of care issues, authorization systems, and clinical practice guidelines. With this course, you’ll discover focused strategies for utilization management, including clinical paths and disease management.


Professional, Academy for Healthcare Management (PAHM®) Designation

When you earn the Academy for Healthcare Management’s PAHM® designation, you show professionals in the industry that you have a thorough grasp on of the fundamental building blocks of health insurance plans and their functions.

Fellow, Academy for Healthcare Management (FAHM®) Designation

If you’re looking to position yourself as a seasoned healthcare management professional, the Academy for Healthcare Management’s FAHM® designation program offers in-depth coursework focusing on specific operational areas.

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