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16 02, 2018

Expansion of the Medicaid Physician UPL Supplemental Payment Program

2018-02-16T21:14:45+00:00 February 16th, 2018|Client Alert|

In a memorandum dated January 25, 2018, from John Upchurch, the Georgia Department of Community Health (DCH) announced it is seeking approval from the Centers for Medicare and Medicaid Services (CMS) to expand the Physician UPL program to include the following: All physician practices affiliated with a public teaching hospital enrolled in Georgia Medicaid. [...]

24 01, 2018

Draffin & Tucker Announces Promotions for January 2018

2018-01-24T15:12:25+00:00 January 24th, 2018|Firm News|

ALBANY/ATLANTA, January 24, 2018 – Draffin & Tucker, LLP is pleased to announce the promotions of the following three professionals effective January 1, 2018. In the firm’s Albany office: Ben Glass has been promoted to Manager in the firm’s healthcare practice where he focuses on auditing healthcare entities and preparing Medicare and Medicaid cost reports [...]

23 01, 2018

How will the 20 Percent Deduction reduce the tax bill for owners of pass-through entities?

2018-01-23T16:23:37+00:00 January 23rd, 2018|Tax News|

One of the key components of the “Tax Cuts and Jobs Act of 2017” (“TCJA”) was the newly created deduction for owners of pass-through entities. This topic was briefly discussed in our blog titled “Overview of the Business Provisions in the New Tax Reform Act,” but the following is intended to dig deeper into [...]

19 01, 2018

Changes to Unrelated Business Income Tax Under the Tax Cuts and Jobs Act

2018-01-23T16:34:07+00:00 January 19th, 2018|Client Alert|

Organizations subject to Unrelated Business Income (UBI) Tax at corporate rates will now pay a flat tax rate of 21%. However, for taxable years beginning after December 31, 2017 multiple UBI activities can no longer be aggregated.  Instead, the income or loss from each activity is separately calculated and loss activities can no longer [...]

18 01, 2018

Overview of the Individual Provisions in the New Tax Reform Act

2018-01-18T16:08:22+00:00 January 18th, 2018|Tax News|

For the first time in 30 years, we have sweeping changes in income tax law! On December 22, 2017, President Trump signed into law the “Tax Cuts and Jobs Act of 2017” (“TCJA”). Unlike tax acts of recent years, TCJA will require significant additional guidance through legislation, Treasury Regulations and other agency interpretations. However, [...]

18 01, 2018

Overview of the Business Provisions in the New Tax Reform Act

2018-01-23T15:25:40+00:00 January 18th, 2018|Tax News|

For the first time in 30 years, we have sweeping changes in income tax law! On December 22, 2017, President Trump signed into law the “Tax Cuts and Jobs Act of 2017” (“TCJA”). Unlike tax acts of recent years, TCJA will require significant additional guidance through legislation, Treasury Regulations and other agency interpretations. However, [...]

10 01, 2018

Rural Hospital Tax Credit Program Annual Hospital Report

2018-01-10T14:55:25+00:00 January 10th, 2018|Client Alert|

The last step for hospitals receiving calendar year 2017 Tax Credit donations is an annual report to the State.  The 2017 Rural Hospital Tax Credit Donation and Expenditure Report must be submitted to the Georgia Department of Community Health no later than February 1, 2018. The form is available at the following website: https://dch.georgia.gov/rural-hospital-tax-credit. [...]

4 01, 2018

Hospice Cap Changes

2018-01-04T19:52:19+00:00 January 4th, 2018|Client Alert|

The fiscal year (FY) 2016 Hospice Wage Index and Payment Rate Update final rule included a change to align the inpatient and aggregate cap accounting year with the federal fiscal year of September 30 beginning in FY 2017.  This change moves the due date to file a self-determined inpatient and aggregate cap determination from [...]