Regulatory and Accounting Resources

Compilation of various resources pertaining to important regulations published by the Centers for Medicare and Medicaid Services (CMS), IRS, FASB, and other regulatory agencies that impact the healthcare industry.

Highlights of the Administration’s FY 2025 Budget

HFMA presents a summary highlighting healthcare-related proposals included in the President’s Budget for fiscal year 2025, based on materials released by the Biden Administration on March 11, 2024.

Posted: March 22, 2024

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Medicaid DSH Third-Party Payer Final Rule Summary

HFMA presents a detailed summary of the final rule issued by CMS addressing legislative changes to the hospital- specific limit on Medicaid disproportionate share hospital payments that took effect on October 1, 2021, as a result of the Consolidated Appropriations Act 2021.

Posted: March 11, 2024

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Comparison of 2024 ASC Addendums AA and FF with October 2023 Addendums

HFMA presents a spreadsheet for relative weights and payment rates for the Ambulatory Surgical Center payment system comparing 2024 to 2023 rates.

Posted: January 9, 2023

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All Regulatory and Accounting Resources

Fact Sheets

HFMA members can access all of our regulatory fact sheets, summaries, presentations, and tools published since 2011.

Principles & Practices Board Guidance

The P & P Board works with the AICPA, the Financial Accounting Standards Board, and the Government Accounting Standards Board to address the unique financial reporting needs of healthcare organizations.

Comment Letters to Regulatory Agencies

Access all of our comment letters issued since 2012.

Community Benefit & Transparency Tools

HFMA compiled these resources for hospitals and health systems to assist with complying with the requirement to list standard charges online and to explain the procedures around charity care.

On-Demand Education on Healthcare Finance Regulations

This list of resources includes documents and insights on the ACA, physician relationships, readmissions, charity care, bundled payment and other related payment reform topics.

Healthcare’s First Cost Accounting Adoption Model

HFMA and Strata are introducing the L7 Cost Accounting Adoption Model to help healthcare providers access accurate cost data via the use of advacned cost accounting.