posts tagged as Assurance


Unclaimed Property Concerns for the Healthcare Industry - Part Two

This week, we’ll discuss the details of unclaimed property audits and proactive measures that can be taken if you have not yet addressed unclaimed property. read more


Unclaimed Property Concerns for the Healthcare Industry – Part One

Accounting professionals in the healthcare industry spend significant time reviewing contracts to determine the amount of receivables to record for a given service, pursuing reimbursement for claims, and determining whether any... read more


The Business Case for Information Governance in Healthcare

Healthcare depends upon reliable and accurate information. Not only are privacy and compliance issues at stake, but inaccessible or corrupted data can also jeopardize patient safety. Establishing an Information Governance (IG) program is... read more


Healthcare Executive Pay Growth Rate Top Among Eight Major Industries

CEOs and CFOs of public healthcare organizations experienced the most dramatic increase in pay across eight major industry sectors during 2014, according to the new BDO 600 CEO and CFO Pay... read more


By Venson Wallin | November 24, 2015

New CMS Rules Ease Some Complications with Stark Law

On November 16, the Centers for Medicare & Medicaid Services (CMS) published its final Medicare physician fee schedule rule in the Federal Register, which includes important updates to the federal physician self-referral law... read more


BDO Knows Healthcare Fall 2015 Newsletter

How will healthcare providers adapt to the growing global market for telemedicine and the demand for telehealth services? read more


By Venson Wallin | November 13, 2015

RAC ‘em Up: New Contracts and Changes Coming to the RAC Program

After months and months of delay, CMS finally released a Request for Proposal (RFP) in early November for those interested in serving as Recovery Auditors in the new contract term, set to begin on Jan. 1, 2016. read more


By William Bithoney | October 02, 2015

340B Program Guidance Finally Sets Sail

For several years, hospital administrators and clinicians have been anxiously awaiting proposed new “mega” regulations affecting the federal 340B drug program. After hitting a bump in the road earlier this year, the Health... read more


By Laura Kalick | September 08, 2015

501(r) Penalties Depend on Response to Mistakes

There has been significant discussion this year about new provisions outlined in Section 501(r) of the Internal Revenue Code that nonprofit hospitals must meet to retain their tax-exempt status. read more


Infographic: Are You RAC Audit Ready?

Healthcare providers’ data is under increased scrutiny by the Centers for Medicare & Medicaid Services (CMS) and recovery audit contractors (RACs). How can your organization mitigate audit risk? read more