Reconciliation of Wrap Payments

Reconciliation of Wrap Payments

AAFCPAs would like to make clients aware, effective January 1, 2022, Massachusetts Medicaid (MassHealth) launched an alternative payment methodology (APM) for Community Health Centers who are licensed as a freestanding clinic and not financially or physically an integral part of a hospital. Under the APM, there is a quarterly wrap reconciliation completed by MassHealth which […]

AAFCPAs Celebrates 2022 National Health Center Week

AAFCPAs Celebrates 2022 National Health Center Week

Next week, August 7-13, 2022, is National Health Center Week, and AAFCPAs invites you to join us again this year in celebrating the great work and significant impact of these organizations who serve as the chemistry for strong communities! #NHCW2022 and #ValueCHCs Friday, 8/12 – Health Center Staff Appreciation Day The incredible value Community Health […]

Guidance on New Lease Accounting Standard

In 2016, FASB issued Accounting Standards Update (ASU) 2016-02, Leases (Topic 842) to increase transparency and comparability of lease transactions.   AAFCPAs has summarized some of the most significant changes resulting from the new ASU for your convenience: AAFCPAs has provided a detailed Whitepaper providing guidance on the FASB’s new Lease standard so clients may proactively […]

OSD Clarifies UFR Reporting of COVID-Related Funds

AAFCPAs recently received clarification for UFR filers related to reporting of certain COVID-related funding. (As a reminder, due to COVID-19, the Operational Service Division (OSD) granted a 30-day extension to the Uniform Financial Report (UFR) FY2021 filing deadline, now due December 15th. UFR filers are not required to file a request for this extension.) AAFCPAs […]

MA Nonprofit Annual Report Due by Nov 1

AAFCPAs reminds clients that every nonprofit corporation organized under the laws of the Commonwealth of Massachusetts must file a nonprofit Annual Report with the Corporations Division on or before November 1st of each year. Failure to file can lead to a loss of “good standing” as a corporation in Massachusetts. Learn more here:

Community Health Centers Are a Beacon of Strength

This year for National Health Center Week (August 8 – 14), AAFCPAs shines a light on those front-line providers and support staff who, throughout this pandemic, continue to find innovative ways to address community need and overcome financial vulnerability. They have been instrumental in connecting high-risk and vulnerable individuals to care and needed services and […]

Watch Now: 340B Compliance Webinar

Watch Now: 340B Compliance Webinar

AAFCPAs’ Healthcare Practice leaders Matt Hutt, CPA, CGMA and Charlie Webb, CPA, CHFP, in collaboration with the Massachusetts League of Community Health Centers (The League), present an educational 340B Drug Pricing Program Compliance webinar – recorded live on July 21, 2021. This educational webinar provides attendees with an understanding of compliance requirements for running a […]

HRSA Operational Site Visit (OSV) Changes

AAFCPAs would like to make our Federally Qualified Health Center (FQHC) clients aware of recent updates issued by the Health Resource and Services Administration (HRSA) related to the Health Center Operational Site Visit Protocol. HRSA summarized the updates in two categories: Substantial Updates & General Updates. Substantial Updates The two most significant substantial updates include […]

Updated Reporting Requirements for Provider Relief Funds; Revised Definition of Lost Revenue

AAFCPAs would like to make clients aware, on October 22, 2020, the U.S. Department of Health and Human Services (HHS) issued an updated 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 calculation of lost revenue. On September 19, 2020 […]

Chapter 257 Salary Report Due by January 15, 2021

Updated 10.21.20: The Executive Office of Health and Human Services (EOHHS) has extended the deadline for the Chapter 257 Salary Report for FY 2019 – FY 2021. Please note that the Salary Report submission date is now January 15, 2021 to coincide with the submission of the FY2020 UFRs. This report is required by Chapter […]