February 28, 2019

PYA Principals to Present at the FICPA Health Care Industry Conference

Ongoing change.  Ongoing learning.  That’s the theme of this year’s Florida Institute of Certified Public Accountants (FICPA) Health Care Industry Conference.  The event will take place April 25-26, 2019, in Orlando, Florida.

The conference brings together industry professionals to discuss the latest research, resources, and insights, with in-depth sessions focused on healthcare accounting, revenue cycles, fair market value (FMV), and more.  A host of PYA thought leaders are among those on the agenda to share industry insights.

PYA Principal Debbie Ernsberger will highlight provisions of tax reform that impact tax-exempt organizations in her presentation, “Taxing the Exempt?  The Impact of the Tax Cuts and Jobs Act on Tax-Exempt Organizations.”  She will focus on:

  • Covered-employee compensation exceeding $1 million per individual and the excise tax provisions.
  • Unrelated business income activities and the use of net operating loss carryforwards.
  • Tax treatment of fringe benefits and the potential impact of changes to employer-provided parking.
  • Opportunities for planning under the new Act.

PYA Principal Martie Ross will address  “Alternative Payment Models,” in her presentation, which will focus on:

  • Details of the rapidly accelerating transition from fee-for-service reimbursement to value-based payments.
  • New models, including pay-for-performance, episodic payments, shared savings arrangements, and global budgets.

PYA Principal Tynan Kugler and Jana Kolarik of Foley & Lardner will also co-present “Fair Market Value and Commercial Reasonableness—Stark Law and Regulatory Risks.”  Attendees will:

  • Learn about Stark Law and the Anti-Kickback Statute with a focus on fair market value (FMV) and commercial reasonableness (CR) assessments and related risks.
  • Explore the enforcement agencies’ interest in physician compensation arrangements and strategies to avoid FMV and CR-related pitfalls.

Additionally, PYA Managing Principal of Audit & Assurance Services Mike Shamblin will present “Accounting for Software Implementation and Physician Guarantees.”  The presentation will cover:

  • Unique accounting rules and industry best practices healthcare providers should know about accounting and financial reporting for software development.
  • Accounting treatment for physician guarantees.

If you would like assistance with any matter involving tax, audit, or accounting for healthcare; compliance; valuation; or strategy and integration, contact one of our PYA executives below at (800) 270-9629.

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