Thompson Speaks at the Iowa HFMA Summer Meeting

Audit Partner, Roger Thompson will be presenting, Financial Health of Iowa Critical Access Hospitals, at the Iowa HFMA Summer Meeting on July 13-14, 2017.  Through Roger’s continued work with the University of North Carolina Rural Health Research Advisory Board, he will utilize financial indicators compiled by the Flex-monitoring team to illustrate how Iowa CAH’s compare to its region and nationally. Roger will provide anecdotal comments on differences, challenges, and opportunities for Iowa CAH’s.

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Harnisch Recognized at HFMA ANI Conference in Orlando

Joe Harnisch was recognized as outgoing Nebraska Chapter President at the June HFMA Annual National Institute (ANI) Conference in Orlando last month. Pictured here is Joe with Carol Friesen, the new HFMA National Chair and Kevin Brennan, Chair-elect. Attending Carol’s private reception were many Seim Johnson staff including Roger Thompson, Joe Harnisch, Brian Green, Randy Hoffman and Gretchin Heckinlively.

Harnisch at HFMA ANI Conf300

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Cooley and Koziol Present at Nebraska Society of CPAs

Tax Senior Manager, Wendy Cooley and Megan Koziol, Tax Manager, presented at the 21st Annual NE Society of CPA’s Not-For-Profit Organizations’ Conference on June 7, 2017.  The topic was Form 990 Reporting – Are you in Compliance?  Their presentation covered how the IRS is utilizing technology and making data driven decisions to determine noncompliant exempt organizations and discussed the 5 strategic issue areas that the IRS will be focused on for 2017.

 

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Swan Presents at the NE MGMA Annual Spring Meeting

Dan Swan, Healthcare Consulting Partner, presented at NE MGMA (Nebraska Medical Group Management Association) Annual Spring Meeting on May 12, 2017 at the Cornhusker Hotel, Marriott Hotel in Lincoln.  His topic; The QRUR (Quality Resource Utilization Report) and its Importance for Practices included how CMS is using the information in the QRUR to evaluate practices and adjust their reimbursement. Dan explained how practices can access their report, what information is included, how to interpret that information, and summarized the impact to each practice.

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Healthcare Partners and Managers Speak at HFMA Medicare Cost Report Training

Several Seim Johnson Partners and Managers were featured presenters at the HFMA Medicare Cost Report Training at the Omaha Hilton Garden Inn on April 10, 2017.  Presenters included Jeremy Behrens, Roger Thompson, Marty Dubas, Randy Hoffman, Darren Osten, Joe Harnisch, Jess Paisley, and Marcus Goldenstein. The training session focused on how to read and understand the Medicare cost report, cost allocations and the principles of reimbursement. The course covered recent changes to the cost report forms and reporting issues for Critical Access Hospitals as well as Prospective Payment System Hospitals.

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