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6 07, 2020

340B Program Audit: Keep Your Organization Compliant

2020-07-06T15:24:01+00:00July 6th, 2020|340B, Firm News|

  “Eligible healthcare providers can realize substantial financial benefits from the discounts that drug manufacturers are required to provide on outpatient drugs under the 340B Drug Pricing Program. Because the program is complicated, internal audit can help assure that compliance risks are properly identified and managed.” Read more from this article by Draffin Tucker Manager [...]

12 06, 2020

GASB Accounting and Financial Reporting Issues Related to the CARES Act

2020-06-12T19:13:28+00:00June 12th, 2020|Tax News, Whitepapers|

On Thursday, June 11th the Governmental Accounting Standards Board (GASB) issued a proposed technical bulletin to clarify accounting and financial reporting issues related to the Coronavirus Aid, Relief, and Economic Security Act (CARES Act) of 2020 and Coronavirus Disease.  There is a 15 day comment period with an immediate effective date upon final issuance. The [...]

29 04, 2020

CMS Releases Survey on 340B Acquisition Costs for Hospitals

2020-04-30T19:47:45+00:00April 29th, 2020|340B, Client Alert|

At a time when 340B hospitals are providing vital services to their communities in the wake of COVID-19, facing budgetary shortfalls and making critical staffing decisions, CMS has released its survey of average 340B acquisition costs for hospitals paid under OPPS.  CMS notes that the average time to complete the survey will be 48 hours [...]

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. 

10 09, 2019

Hurricane Michael: Georgia Timber Tax Credit

2019-09-10T19:16:26+00:00September 10th, 2019|Tax News|

Draffin Tucker’s Tyler Rose recently wrote an article explaining this tax credit and how pecan growers can benefit. Background In November 2018, the Georgia General Assembly passed House Bill 4EX during a special session. This law established the “Georgia Timber Tax Credit” in response to the devastation caused by Hurricane Michael. Because of the misleading [...]

22 08, 2019

HFMA Annual Conference Recap with Matt Atkins

2019-08-22T19:32:12+00:00August 22nd, 2019|340B, Firm News|

Draffin Tucker’s Matt Atkins was a featured speaker at the HFMA Annual Conference, held June 23-26 in Orlando Florida. During his session, those in attendance learned about the increasing scrutiny and pressure on all fronts of the 340B Program as well as the compliance steps that should be implemented to ensure program integrity and common [...]

7 05, 2019

340B Expert Matt Atkins Set to Speak at HFMA 2019 Annual Conference

2019-05-07T19:15:10+00:00May 7th, 2019|340B|

Draffin Tucker manager, Matt Atkins, is scheduled to speak at the HFMA 2019 Annual Conference with the topic:  340B Compliance: Protecting Your Savings. During his session, he will discuss the increasing scrutiny and pressure on all fronts of the 340B Program, as well as the compliance steps you should implement to ensure program integrity and [...]

29 03, 2019

Draffin Tucker Contributes $432,000 To Rural Hospitals Over Last Two Years Through State’s Tax Credit Program

2019-03-29T18:16:44+00:00March 29th, 2019|Firm News, Tax News|

ALBANY, March 29, 2019 – In response to Georgia’s Rural Hospital Tax Credit Program, Draffin & Tucker, LLP has just announced they have contributed $432,000 to rural hospitals within the state over the last two years. “As a firm that has worked with rural hospitals for more than 40 years, we understand just how important [...]