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Recently, Medicare Administrative Contractors (MACs) notified certain hospitals of potentially aberrant data on their Worksheet S-10 for cost reporting periods beginning in federal fiscal year 2017 (i.e., October 1, 2016, through September 30, 2017). The [...]
Thursday, April 4th, 2019 Tyler Rose with Draffin & Tucker talks about how Georgia created a new tax credit for timber damaged by Hurricane Michael. Click to view video.
Draffin Tucker Contributes $432,000 To Rural Hospitals Over Last Two Years Through State’s Tax Credit Program
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 [...]
Draffin Tucker is pleased to welcome Stephen Harrell, CPA, as a new partner to the firm, effective January 1, 2019. During Stephen's time at Draffin Tucker, he has worked with many healthcare clients providing attestation [...]
Draffin Tucker is pleased to announce the recent promotions of the following firm professionals effective January 1, 2019. In the firm’s Albany office: Haley Bass promoted to Associate II in the firm’s healthcare practice. In [...]
Discussion of UBI on Qualified Employee Parking Under the Tax Cuts and Jobs Act of 2017, certain fringe benefits provided to employees of tax-exempt organizations generate Unrelated Business Income if provided after December 31, [...]
The Georgia Department of Community Health (DCH) has communicated to providers in a memorandum dated November 30, 2018 that DCH is preparing to make interim payments for the State Fiscal Year 2019 Disproportionate Share [...]
CMS has instructed Medicare Administrative Contractors (MACs) to audit provider cost report data reported on Worksheet S-10. The focus of the audits is on charity and bad debt adjustments reported that are now being [...]
In a memorandum dated September 11, 2018, from John Upchurch, the Georgia Department of Community Health (DCH) communicated survey instructions for completing the FY 2019 Disproportionate Share Hospital (DSH) Data Survey. These instructions can [...]
In a memorandum dated September 6, 2018, from John Upchurch, the Georgia Department of Community Health (DCH) communicated the process of the SFY 2018 Upper Payment Limit (UPL) hospital payments. This memorandum directs providers [...]
ALBANY/ATLANTA, August 22, 2018 – As part of Georgia’s new Rural Hospital Tax Credit Program, Draffin & Tucker, LLP contributed $133,000 to eligible rural hospitals in the state. In May 2018, the tax credit [...]
Albany/Atlanta – Draffin & Tucker, LLP is honored to announce that they have been selected as a recipient of the 2018 Best of Accounting Award by Inavero for providing superior service to their clients. [...]
ALBANY/ATLANTA, July 24, 2018 – Draffin & Tucker, LLP is pleased to announce the promotions of the following professionals effective July 1, 2018. In the firm’s Albany office: Ryan Chancey promoted to Senior in the [...]
On May 23, 2018, Treasury released Notice 2018-54, stating that proposed regulations are forthcoming related to the federal income tax treatment of certain payments made by taxpayers for which a credit is received against their [...]
Recently, the Department of Community Health (DCH) published an updated Pharmacy Services Provider Manual with additional billing instructions for all 340B drug claims. DCH used this update to consolidate prior guidance and provide additional [...]
The Bipartisan Budget Act of 2018 extends the relaxed qualifying criteria for the low volume hospital payment adjustment through September 30, 2018. Under the relaxed criteria, the payment increases are applicable for hospitals that [...]
Learn how Draffin & Tucker recruitment and retention efforts contribute to our firm's success. Managing partner, Jeff Wright, is interviewed by The Georgia Society of CPAs.
Recently, the Department of Community Health (DCH) released billing instructions for Hospital 340B drug claims submission effective July 1, 2018. This change means that the Medicaid Exclusion File will no longer be exclusively used [...]
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 [...]
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 [...]