HHS Updates Reporting Requirements for Provider Relief Funds

On September 19, 2020, the U.S. Department of Health and Human Services (HHS) issued a Post-Payment Notice of Reporting Requirements (the Notice) relating to General and Targeted Distributions made under the Provider Relief Fund (PRF). This notice updates the initial notice issued on July 20, 2020. There are some significant changes as a result of […]

Guidance for Businesses Navigating the Financial Crisis

As you may be aware, the Senate and House have both passed an extension to the deadline for businesses to apply for the Small Business Administration’s (SBA) Paycheck Protection Program (PPP) loan program. The measure will now go to the President for his signature. Still, much uncertainty remains, including the promise of another federal aid […]

Webinar: Accounting & Audit Impact of COVID-19

Webinar: Accounting & Audit Impact of COVID-19

OnDemand Webinar Recorded May 4th, 2020 The Coronavirus pandemic has required businesses to quickly make changes to how employees work, and in many cases, has had a significant impact on Revenue & Expenses. These changes to processes, procedures, and finances may have exposed your organization to new risks and have had an impact on your […]

FASB Proposes Lease Standard Delay, Issues Pandemic Concessions FAQs

The Financial Accounting Standards Board (FASB) on April 8, 2020 issued a proposal to defer the effective date for ASU 2016-02, Leases, and all subsequent amendments by one year in response to the ongoing coronavirus pandemic. For private companies and private nonprofits, the effective date would be for fiscal years beginning after December 15, 2021. […]

The COVID-19 Impact on the Revenue Cycle for Hospitals and Other Healthcare Providers

The COVID-19 Impact on the Revenue Cycle for Hospitals and Other Healthcare Providers

The impact of the COVID-19 pandemic on the revenue cycle is fluid, but providers must manage it to meet their obligations and missions. Here are key considerations with financial sustainability hanging in the balance. Billing and coding Ensure you know what is covered by health plans for both inpatient and outpatient services. With the rules […]

Will Paycheck Protection Program Loans Be Subject to Uniform Guidance for Nonprofit Organizations?

The Coronavirus Aid, Relief, and Economic Security Act (CARES Act) includes many provisions that are applicable to nonprofit organizations.  One of the provisions is the Paycheck Protection Program (PPP) Loans which provides 100% Federally guaranteed loans to covered entities who meet certain criteria. A consideration for nonprofit organizations is whether the loans will be subject […]

Coronavirus: Business Impacts and Planning

The Coronavirus pandemic (COVID-19) is impacting our lives and businesses in a way that none of us have experienced before. The global economy is certainly impacted, and businesses and individuals are reacting to an uncharted situation that continues to evolve rapidly. Certainly, health and safety are our primary concerns. Business leaders have been forced to […]

New Revenue Recognition Accounting for Nonprofits: Contribution or Exchange Transaction?

On June 21, 2018, the Financial Accounting Standards Board (FASB) issued a final Accounting Standards Update (ASU) 2018-08, Not-For-Profit Entities (Topic 958): Clarifying the Scope and the Accounting Guidance for Contributions Received and Contributions Made. This ASU clarifies and reduces the current diversity in practice in accounting for grants and contributions, particularly for grants and […]

Watch Now: 340B Compliance Webinar

This educational webinar provided attendees with an understanding of compliance requirements for running a 340B in-house or contract pharmacy, including: How to successfully prepare for an Office of Pharmacy Affairs (OPA) audit How to ensure 340B Program integrity and maintain accurate records documenting compliance with all 340B Program requirements Major risks of the 340B Program […]

2019 UFR Update: AAFCPAs Outlines Significant Changes

The Operational Services Division (OSD) of the Executive Office for Administration and Finance just released its FY 2019 UFR Audit and Preparation Manual, FY 2019 UFR Auditor’s Compliance Supplement, and FY 2019 Excel UFR Templates. The FY 2019 Manual is effective July 1, 2018 for the UFRs to be filed for FY 2019.  Visit Mass.gov […]