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19 07, 2022

Outsourced Accounting

2022-08-08T22:12:59-04:00July 19th, 2022|Uncategorized|

For many small businesses and startup companies, having a full accounting department is a luxury that they simply cannot afford. Draffin Tucker has a dedicated team of bookkeepers, accountants, and CPAs with years of experience in working with companies of various sizes to ensure that your company's records are complete and accurate. We serve as [...]

18 03, 2022

HRSA COVID-19 Uninsured Program and Coverage Assistance Fund Ending

2022-03-18T15:06:38-04:00March 18th, 2022|Client Alert|

The Department of Health and Human Services (HHS) has provided claims reimbursement for testing, treating, and vaccinating uninsured COVID-19 patients and vaccinating underinsured COVID-19 patients through the Health Resources and Services Administration (HRSA) Provider Relief Fund (PRF) program. HRSA has announced that due to lack of funds these programs will stop accepting claims as follows: [...]

3 11, 2021

FY 2022 Interim Disproportionate Share Hospital (DSH) Payments

2021-11-03T13:55:19-04:00November 3rd, 2021|Client Alert|

The Georgia Department of Community Health (DCH) has communicated to providers in a memorandum dated November 1, 2021, that DCH is preparing to make interim payments for the State Fiscal Year 2022 DSH program.  Interim payments will not be provided to private hospitals due to the unavailability of state matching funds. Notice of Intent to [...]

20 10, 2021

CRNA Exemption

2021-10-20T15:44:01-04:00October 20th, 2021|Client Alert|

Under the provisions at 42 CFR 412.113(c), rural hospitals (PPS and CAH) may qualify for cost reimbursement versus fee schedule for Certified Registered Nurse Anesthetists (CRNAs) and Anesthesiology Assistants (AAs) for hospital services (subunits and swing beds are not included in this exemption). This election must be requested on a calendar year basis no later [...]

16 09, 2021

State Fiscal Year (SFY) 2021 Upper Payment Limit (UPL) Hospital Payments

2021-09-16T17:08:48-04:00September 16th, 2021|Client Alert|

The Georgia Department of Community Health (DCH) has communicated the process of the SFY 2021 Hospital UPL payments.  Payments and intergovernmental transfer amounts were provided with a notice to providers 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 2021 [...]

30 08, 2021

The Accountant’s Triathlon

2021-08-30T16:45:06-04:00August 30th, 2021|Firm News, Sarah Dekutowski|

  Like everyone, as accountants and finance professionals, we have been juggling a lot these past months.  Remote work arrangements, new government regulations and ever-changing guidance, higher costs, and resource constraints…the list could go on and on.  We have somehow managed to keep the routine tasks and regular processes going like month end close, budgets, [...]

20 08, 2021

Low Volume Hospital Payment Adjustments for FFY 2022

2021-08-20T16:15:34-04:00August 20th, 2021|Client Alert|

The Bipartisan Budget Act of 2018 modified the qualifying criteria for the low volume hospital payment adjustment for fiscal years 2019 through 2022.  Under the modified criteria, the payment increases are applicable for hospitals that have less than 3,800 total discharges and are located more than 15 road miles from another hospital (excluding critical access, [...]

10 08, 2021

Draffin Tucker Announces Recent Promotions

2021-08-10T18:24:20-04:00August 10th, 2021|Firm News|

Albany, GA. – Draffin Tucker is pleased to announce the recent promotions and certification of the following firm professionals. In the firm’s Albany office: Adam Mobley was promoted to Senior in Draffin Tucker’s healthcare practice, where he works on financial statement audits and reimbursement projects for healthcare providers. A graduate of Valdosta State University, Adam [...]

10 08, 2021

Draffin Tucker Contributes Over $830,000 To Rural Hospitals Over Last Five Years Through State’s Tax Credit Program

2021-08-10T18:23:02-04:00August 10th, 2021|Firm News|

ALBANY, GA -  In response to Georgia’s Rural Hospital Tax Credit Program, Draffin & Tucker, LLP has announced that with its 2021 contribution of $215,000, the firm has contributed over $830,000 to eligible rural hospitals within the state over the last five years. “Draffin Tucker has worked with rural hospitals for over 50 years and [...]

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