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28 08, 2017

Draffin & Tucker, LLP Named to IPA Top 300 Second Year in a Row

2017-08-28T16:00:48+00:00August 28th, 2017|Firm News|

Draffin & Tucker, LLP is pleased to announce that the firm has once again been named to INSIDE Public Accounting’s IPA 300, the third annual listing of the nation’s Top 300 Accounting Firms. This year, 587 AICPA registered accounting firms across North America completed an in-depth survey from which the data was used to compile [...]

8 06, 2017

CMS Proposes to Use Worksheet S-10 Data in FY 2018 Uncompensated Care Allocation

2017-06-30T12:10:45+00:00June 8th, 2017|Client Alert|

Included in the proposed rule to update the fiscal year (FY) 2018 inpatient prospective payment system is the Centers for Medicare & Medicaid Services’ (CMS) proposal to begin incorporating Worksheet S-10 data over a three-year period in the distribution methodology of uncompensated care payments beginning in FY 2018. The use of low-income insured days would [...]

24 05, 2017

Proposed Changes to Volume Decrease Adjustment for Sole Community and Medicare-Dependent Hospitals

2017-05-24T17:56:16+00:00May 24th, 2017|Client Alert|

The federal fiscal year (FY) 2018 hospital inpatient prospective payment system proposed rule includes the following beneficial changes to the computation of the volume decrease adjustment for sole community and Medicare-dependent hospitals. 1. Prospectively requires the MACs compare Medicare inpatient revenue allocable to fixed costs from the cost reporting period when the hospital experienced the [...]

1 05, 2017

Matt Atkins Authors Article on Hospital 340B Drug Program for Compliance Today

2018-02-13T14:01:41+00:00May 1st, 2017|340B, Tax News|

Draffin & Tucker's Matt Atkins, CPA, CIA, authored the article, "Auditing the Hospital 340B Drug Program," for the May 2017 Compliance Today. In his article, Matt states, "There are more than 3,500 hospitals currently participating in the 340B Drug Pricing Program. Along with the financial benefits of the program, there are numerous compliance risks. For this [...]

24 04, 2017

SFY 2017 Indigent Care Trust Fund Final Payments

2017-06-30T12:10:46+00:00April 24th, 2017|Client Alert|

The Georgia Department of Community Health (DCH) has communicated to providers in a memorandum dated April 20 that DCH is preparing to make final payments for the State Fiscal Year 2017 Disproportionate Share Hospital (DSH) program. Gross payments, intergovernmental transfer amounts, and related documents are included with the memorandum. This information will also be posted [...]

10 03, 2017

2016 Occupational Mix Survey for Wage Indexes Beginning FFY 2019

2017-03-10T02:16:03+00:00March 10th, 2017|Client Alert|

The Centers for Medicare and Medicaid Services (CMS) is required to collect data every three years on the occupational mix of employees for each short-term, acute care hospital that is subject to the inpatient prospective payment system, in order to construct an occupational mix adjustment to the wage index. The 2016 Occupational Mix Survey Hospital [...]

2 03, 2017

SFY 2017 Nursing Home UPL Payments

2017-06-30T12:10:46+00:00March 2nd, 2017|Client Alert|

In a memorandum dated February 27, 2017, from John Upchurch, the Georgia Department of Community Health (DCH) communicated the process of the State Fiscal Year 2017 Nursing Home Upper Payment Limit (UPL) payments for the 1st – 2nd quarters. The transfer amounts and gross nursing home UPL funds were attached to the memorandum. The timetable for [...]

28 01, 2017

Draffin & Tucker Announces Promotions for January 2017

2017-06-30T12:10:46+00:00January 28th, 2017|Firm News|

Draffin & Tucker, LLP is pleased to announce the recent promotions of the following five firm professionals effective January 1, 2017.   In the firm’s Albany office: -      Matt Atkins promoted to Manager in the firm’s healthcare practice. -      Richard Crum promoted to Senior in the firm’s healthcare practice.   In the firm’s Atlanta office: [...]