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Tax Reform Guidance for Pass-Throughs is Here

Section 199A—commonly referred to as the “20% pass-through deduction,” provides a deduction of up to 20% of income from a domestic business operating as a sole proprietorship or through a partnership, S corporation, trust or estate.

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TAX REFORM: IRS Limits Tax Strategies for Pass-Through Healthcare Entities

On August 8th, the IRS released proposed regulations addressing the Section 199A deduction, commonly known as the 20 percent pass-through deduction. The guidance clarified several aspects of Section 199A that...

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MHA Society for Healthcare Quality Annual Meeting

August 24, 2018: Madison, MS – Join Healthcare Partners Greg Anderson, CPA/ABV, CVA, and David A. Williams, CPA, MPH, FHFMA, and Senior Manager Chrissy Leggett, CPA/ABV, CVA, as they present Value Based Purchasing: Is There a Return on Investment? at the MHA Society for Healthcare Quality Annual Meeting.

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BPCI Advanced Model – Deadline Fast Approaching

The final phase of CMS’ voluntary Bundled Payments for Care Improvement Advanced (BPCI-A) application process is finally here. Whether your hospital or physician practice intends to participate in the model...

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Getting it Right: Traits of Effective Physician Compensation Models

As value-based payment models gain traction, healthcare organizations are feeling pressure to control costs and improve the quality of patient care, all at a time when the supply of physicians...

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How Will You Win the War for Physician Talent?

Competition for physicians is already heated. It’s about to get scorching. Demand is on a trajectory to drastically outpace supply, with a projected shortage of up to 120,000 physicians by...

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CMS Quality Payment Program Performance Feedback is Available

If you were an eligible clinician (EC) that submitted 2017 performance data for the Merit-based Incentive Payment System (MIPS) through the Quality Payment Program (QPP) website, you can review your final...

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How To Find the Upside in Downside Risk

Wary of factors that are outside their control, almost two-thirds of healthcare leaders would rather bail out of their accountable care organizations (ACO) than make the leap to a model...

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Physician Compensation

It's time to change the way you pay your physicians. Here's why. To succeed in the healthcare industry, you need to attract and retain the most talented physicians. The U.S. faces a shortage of up to 120,000 physicians by 2030*, which means that competition for talent will be fiercer than ever.

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7 Ways Hospitals Can Use CHNAs to Improve Health and Wellness of Communities

The Community Health Needs Assessment (CHNA) can be much more than a regulatory obligation for nonprofit and governmental hospitals. Done well, a CHNA can strengthen the hospital’s position as a...

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Managing FMV/CR Risk

Mitigating the risk of a qui tam relator should be a top priority for healthcare risk management systems.

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What Can't Go On Forever...Won't.

The current healthcare system is headed for a crash. Are you adapting?

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Value-Based Compensation

8 Considerations in Moving Employed Physicians from Volume to Value-Based Compensation

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Payment Model Reform Infographic

Are You Prepared For Success In The Ever-Changing World Of Healthcare Reimbursements?

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6 Considerations in Choosing a Healthcare Valuation Appraiser

Trusting HORNE for healthcare valuation counsel is the first step in successfully managing operations toward clinical excellence. Here are six considerations in choosing your organization's valuation appraisal. 

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MACRA Toolkit

The MACRA toolkit is a collection of resources, data and checklists to help navigate payment model reform. It is designed to help you learn more and be successful in the new healthcare economy. 

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MedPAC to Congress: Replace MIPS With Voluntary Value Program

Congress should repeal MIPS and replace it with a new Voluntary Value Program (VVP), according to a report released recently by the Medicare Payment Advisory Commission (MedPAC), the independent advisory...

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MACRA Questions and Answers

Under value-based care, clinicians provide a service and their payment varies based on how well they meet certain quality measures and create value for their patients. The Quality Payment Program’s (QPP) purpose is to provide new tools and resources to give patients the best possible, high-quality care.

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Healthcare Revenue Recognition

The new revenue recognition standard is a fundamental change in how healthcare providers recognize patient revenue. It’s likely you will recognize revenue earlier or later than you would under the current revenue recognition standard, and that impacts your financial health.

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Healthcare Hard Trends and Opportunities

No industry has seen such monumental changes as healthcare has in the past decade—changes in the regulatory environment, the populations we serve, as well as the technology used to deliver care and improve operational processes.  In the course of our work advising healthcare organizations, we have observed the following trends and challenges. 

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Bipartisan Budget Act Taps the Brakes on MIPS—But Don’t Slow Down!

The Bipartisan Budget Act of 2018 (BBA18), signed by President Trump on February 9, includes several provisions that will affect healthcare providers’ Medicare reimbursement—in both positive and negative ways....

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Moving the Needle on the Triple Aim

Charles Darwin might have been talking about the world of healthcare when he said, “It is not the strongest of the species that survives, nor the most intelligent, but the...