Because most physicians have no background in business management or accounting, medical practices can be easy targets for occupational fraud. But at a time when reimbursement rates are being squeezed, the last thing your practice needs is employee theft.
Revenue, the top line of the income statement, gets a lot of attention. But it’s about to receive even more attention starting in 2018 for public companies and 2019 for private ones.
On October 12, an executive order was signed that, among other things, seeks to expand Health Reimbursement Arrangements (HRAs). HRAs are just one type of tax-advantaged account you can provide your employees to help fund their health care expenses.
Ransomware has become a hot topic of conversation in the healthcare world as the industry awaits guidance from the Department of Health and Human Services’ Office for Civil Rights to determine if a ransomware attack is a reportable breach under HIPAA.
Employers and other organizations got some good news from the IRS for the start of the New Year. The tax agency announced that it's extending the due dates for filing 2015 Affordable Care Act (ACA) information returns. This gives employers extra time to complete two tasks:
With the U.S. Supreme Court’s June 25 decision upholding the Affordable Care Act (ACA) yet again, employers subject to the act’s information reporting provision can no longer afford to put off planning in the hope that the requirements might go away.
In the preamble to the “Final Notice of Benefit and Payment Parameters for 2016” issued in April, the Department of Health and Human Services (HHS) established that the cost-sharing limit for self-only coverage should apply to all covered individuals — whether or not they’re covered by a self-onl
This Q&A addresses whether a large employer, as so defined under the ACA, is required to offer health care coverage to employees’ spouses.