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Educational Podcast: Accounting Standards Update

In this educational podcast, AAFCPAs Nonprofit Assurance Practice leaders Matt Hutt, CPA, CGMA and Amanda Pelcher, CPA provide specific implementation guidance for major new standards, including: the Nonprofit Financial Statement Framework, Revenue Recognition, and Lease Accounting. Matt and Amanda provide operational insights and best practice recommendations on these complex technical accounting areas, allowing clients to confidently apply the standards with greater efficiency and ease. Watch this video clip(1 min 43 sec) for a summary;... continue reading

AAFCPAs Healthcare eBook: Strategic Guidance for Healthcare Executives

Running a healthcare operation was complex even before recent activity shook the industry into a near-constant state of flux. Whether considering the shifting relationship between payers and providers, increased cyber-security threats, outcomes-based models, or any of the seemingly countless concerns, the need for organizations to stay one step ahead of change has never been so great. At AAFCPAs, we take that goal to heart. Our work in the healthcare space... continue reading

AAFCPAs Leads 340B Primer at Mass League CFO Forum

AAFCPAs’ Matt Hutt, CPA, CGMA and Courtney McFarland, CPA, MSA, in collaboration with the Massachusetts League of Community Health Centers (The League), will present an educational 340B Compliance Primer on June 6th, 2018 from 11am – 12:30pm as part of The League’s CFO Forum at the Mass League Training & Learning Center, Worcester, MA. This educational primer will: Provide attendees with an understanding of compliance requirements for running a 340B in-house or contract pharmacy... continue reading

Medicaid Cost Report Webinar OnDemand; 340B Primer June 6th

Medicaid Cost Report Webinar OnDemand AAFCPAs’ Healthcare Practice leaders Matt Hutt, CPA, CGMA, and Courtney McFarland, CPA, MSA, in collaboration with the Massachusetts League of Community Health Centers (The League), presented a timely Medicaid Cost Report Training session for MA community health centers on May 31st 2018. This webinar is now available OnDemand so you may benefit from our knowledge & insights whenever and wherever you may need it. Access the recording and slides here. >>... continue reading

AAFCPAs to Lead Medicaid Cost Report Training Providing Critical Guidance for June Filing

AAFCPAs to Lead Medicaid Cost Report Training Providing Critical Guidance for June Filing

AAFCPAs’ Matt Hutt, CPA, CGMA and Courtney McFarland, CPA, MSA, in collaboration with the Massachusetts League of Community Health Centers (The League), will present this timely Medicaid Cost Report Training sessions for MA community health centers. Matt and Courtney will be joined by AAFCPAs’ client Mel Benson, CFO of Brockton Neighborhood Health Center.  As a reminder, all CHCs, regardless of Fiscal Year End date, are required to file their fiscal year 2017 cost report... continue reading

The Impact of Revenue Recognition on Healthcare

Revenue Recognition: ASU 2014-09, Revenue from Contracts with Customers (Topic 606), is effective for public business entities, and certain not-for-profit entities that have publicly traded conduit (or direct) debt, with annual reporting periods beginning after December 15, 2017. All other entities are required to adopt this by annual reporting periods beginning after December 15, 2018. Entities may now early adopt. This new standard may result in significant changes to the... continue reading

AAFCPAs’ Charlie Webb Earns Certified Healthcare Financial Professional (CHFP) Credential

AAFCPAs’ Charlie Webb Earns Certified Healthcare Financial Professional (CHFP) Credential

AAFCPAs is pleased to announce that Partner Charlie Webb, CPA, CHFP, has been awarded the CHFP Certification by the Healthcare Financial Management Association (HFMA). Charlie was awarded the CHFP credential in recognition of having earned a deep understanding of the new financial realities of health care, and his passing of HFMA’s rigorous Operational Excellence exam. The healthcare reform environment has caused the industry’s key stakeholders to fundamentally rethink existing business models.  Care... continue reading

Best Practices for Maintaining Your Charge Description Master to Maximize Revenue

AAFCPAs reminds healthcare clients of the critical impact an accurate and up-to-date Charge Description Master (CDM) can have on the organization’s revenue cycle success. The CDM is the central mechanism of the revenue cycle, and the accuracy of the data elements serves as a link between service delivery, billing, and optimal reimbursement. Missing charges, over charges, and coding errors can adversely impact your revenue and create significant compliance issues, including... continue reading

AAFCPAs Healthcare Consulting Practice Adds Reimbursement Strategist Chris Gendron

AAFCPAs Healthcare Consulting Practice Adds Reimbursement Strategist Chris Gendron

In response to unprecedented demand from our healthcare clients, AAFCPAs expands its consulting expertise by welcoming the addition of Christopher Gendron, Healthcare Consulting & Reimbursement Strategist. Chris is a highly-skilled reimbursement and healthcare IT systems professional, with proven expertise in the complexities surrounding revenue cycle processes, and systems’ capabilities to support process design changes. He is a business process improvement architect & strategist with extensive experience managing systems selections, implementations,... continue reading

New Care Management Services Billing Guidelines for Health Centers

AAFCPAs would like to make Federal Qualified Health Center (FQHC) clients aware that effective January 1, 2018, there are new billing guidelines for care management services. Care management services include the following four services: Transitional Care Management (TCM) Chronic Care Management (CCM) General Behavioral Health Integration (BHI) Psychiatric Collaborative Care Model (CoCM) FQHCs may be reimbursed for Chronic Care Management, Psychiatric Collaborative Care Model or Behavioral Health Integration services using... continue reading