Barney Osborne, FHFMA, Vice President of Finance and Reimbursement, South Carolina Hospital Association

Barney Osborne, FHFMA is the Vice President of Finance and Reimbursement at the South Carolina Hospital Association

At SCHA, he is responsible for evaluating state and federal regulatory policies and providing member support issues such as disproportionate share, hospital reimbursement and pay for performance for both Medicaid and Medicare. Barney participates in the National Managed Care Coalition, advocating on behalf of South Carolina hospitals on managed care concerns. Barney also provides direct assistance to hospitals on specific issues and provides member education.

Barney has 35 years of experience in healthcare Finance. Prior to joining the SCHA, Barney served as a hospital CFO for 20 years. He is a long-time member of the South Carolina Chapter of the Healthcare Financial Management Association and is currently the chapter’s 2018-2019 President. He also serves on a number of other boards and taskforces at the state and federal levels.

Barney is a graduate of the University of South Carolina and is a Fellow of the Healthcare Financial Management Association (FHFMA), certified as a Certified Healthcare Financial Professional (CHFP) in Advanced Technical Study in Accounting and Finance. Barney lives in Sumter, South Carolina with Veronica, his wife of 30 years Veronica and has five children and three granddaughters.