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30 03, 2020

Revised State Fiscal Year (SFY) 2019 Hospital Inpatient Upper Payment Limit (UPL) Payments

2020-03-30T21:34:14+00:00March 30th, 2020|Client Alert|

The Georgia Department of Community Health (DCH) has communicated the process of the revised SFY 2019 hospital inpatient UPL payments.  Payments and intergovernmental transfer amounts were provided with the notice and will be posted at https://dch.georgia.gov/.  Select the following links to obtain the UPL information: Providers, Provider Types, Hospital Providers, Hospital Supplemental Reimbursement, SFY 2019 [...]

30 03, 2020

SFY 2020 Indigent Care Trust Fund Final Payments

2020-03-30T17:42:59+00:00March 30th, 2020|Client Alert|

The Georgia Department of Community Health (DCH) has communicated to providers that DCH is preparing to make final payments for the State Fiscal Year 2020 Disproportionate Share Hospital (DSH) program.  Gross payments, intergovernmental transfer amounts, and related documents are included in the communication.  This information is posted on DCH’s website at www.dch.georgia.gov.  Select the following [...]

25 03, 2020

S-10 Documentation Extension

2020-03-25T16:53:45+00:00March 25th, 2020|Client Alert|

In light of the current pandemic, additional guidance was given to MACs regarding S-10 yesterday. The deadline for receipt of S-10 documentation has been extended until MAY 15, 2020 for all providers.   (See attached file: 2020-03-20 ALERT S-10 Audits.pdf)

23 03, 2020

Medicare Uncompensated Care Data – Worksheet S-10 Audits

2020-03-23T18:28:12+00:00March 23rd, 2020|Client Alert, Uncategorized|

Medicare Uncompensated Care Data –  Worksheet S-10 Audits CMS has instructed Medicare Administrative Contractors (MACs) to audit cost report data included on Worksheet S-10 for cost reporting periods beginning October 1, 2017, through September 30, 2018.  The focus of the audits is on charity and bad debt adjustments that are now being utilized to distribute [...]

17 03, 2020

Coronavirus COVID-19 Update

2020-03-31T12:30:31+00:00March 17th, 2020|Covid 19 Resources, Firm News|

  To our clients and friends: Draffin Tucker continues to take steps to implement social distancing and other recommended best practices as outlined by the CDC, Department of Public Health and other similar agencies in the communities we serve and in our offices. Our offices remain open, though we continue to monitor this ever-changing situation. [...]

4 02, 2020

Draffin Tucker Welcomes New Partner

2020-02-13T19:20:33+00:00February 4th, 2020|Firm News|

ALBANY, GA – Draffin & Tucker, LLP is pleased to welcome Rebecca McKinley, CPA, as a new partner to the firm, effective January 1, 2020. Rebecca joined Draffin Tucker in 2004 as a staff accountant after graduating from Troy University with a Master of Business Administration. She has made numerous contributions to the firm, our [...]

29 01, 2020

Proposed Medicaid Fiscal Accountability Regulations

2020-01-29T16:07:15+00:00January 29th, 2020|Client Alert, Uncategorized|

The proposed Medicaid Fiscal Accountability Regulations (MFAR) could result in severe Medicaid cuts to both hospitals and other providers in states that heavily rely on IGTs and provider taxes to finance the state share of Medicaid payments. CMS is accepting comments on this proposed regulation. The Georgia Hospital Association (GHA) has developed a Georgia-specific template [...]

28 01, 2020

340B Coalition Winter Conference with Matt Atkins

2020-01-28T19:28:46+00:00January 28th, 2020|340B, Firm News|

We hope to see you at the 340B Coalition Winter Conference, February 10-12 in San Diego! Draffin Tucker’s 340BACE, Matthew Atkins, will be speaking in two sessions: “Audit Findings Update and Improving Compliance” (2/10) and “Strategies to Prevent Duplicate Discounts” (2/11). Visit www.340BWinterConference.org to register for this conference. 

8 01, 2020

Parking Tax Repealed

2020-01-08T19:11:28+00:00January 8th, 2020|Client Alert, Uncategorized|

The “Parking Tax” imposed under I.R.C. Section 512(a)(7) upon enactment of the 2017 Tax Cuts and Jobs Act has now been retroactively repealed under the Taxpayer Certainty and Disaster Tax Relief Act signed into law on December 20, 2019. The 2019 Act repeals the highly contested unrelated business income tax on tax-exempt organization disallowed fringes [...]