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19 04, 2021

Community Health Centers: Rising to Meet the Challenges of a Global Pandemic – Part Two

2021-04-19T14:53:27+00:00April 19th, 2021|Tax News|

After a year of navigating the COVID-19 pandemic, Shelley Spires, CEO of Albany Area Primary Health Care, a community health center in southwest Georgia, sat down with Draffin Tucker partner Wes Sternenberg to share her experiences. Albany Area Primary Health Care (AAPHC) currently provides family medicine, women’s health, dentistry, podiatry, behavioral health, vision care and [...]

19 04, 2021

Community Health Centers: Rising to Meet the Challenges of a Global Pandemic – Part One

2021-04-19T14:55:12+00:00April 19th, 2021|Tax News|

After a year of navigating the COVID-19 pandemic, Shelley Spires, CEO of Albany Area Primary Health Care, a community health center in southwest Georgia, sat down with Draffin Tucker partner Wes Sternenberg to share her experiences. Albany Area Primary Health Care (AAPHC) currently provides family medicine, women’s health, dentistry, podiatry, behavioral health, vision care and [...]

22 02, 2021

CARES Act Funding and Medicare Reimbursement – How It Could Affect You

2021-02-22T18:19:26+00:00February 22nd, 2021|Covid 19 Resources, Tax News|

Over the last year, multiple distributions have been received by providers from the Department of Health and Human Services (HHS) under the Coronavirus Aid, Relief, and Economic Security (CARES) Act.  These distributions were made before any guidance was provided on allowable costs and the future reporting requirements.  Since then, there has been an abundance of [...]

4 02, 2021

340B Recertification for Community Health Centers begins February 1, 2021 and must be completed by March 1

2021-02-04T15:30:19+00:00February 4th, 2021|340B, Client Alert|

340B Recertification for Community Health Centers begins February 1, 2021 and must be completed by March 1.  The annual 340B recertification provides an opportunity for a comprehensive review of your health centers’ OPAIS registration(s). We wanted to share common opportunities to enhance compliance that we have identified when working with health centers’ 340B Programs. Retail [...]

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 [...]

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