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.

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Ensuring Access to Medicaid Services Proposed Rule Summary

HFMA presents a detailed summary of the proposed rule that would improve access to care, quality and health outcomes, and better address health equity issues in the Medicaid program across fee-for-service , managed care delivery systems, and in home and community-based services programs.
Posted: June 5, 2023

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FY 2024 IPPS/LTCH Proposed Rule Summary

HFMA presents a detailed summary of its proposed rule describing federal fiscal year (FY) 2024 policies and rates for Medicare’s inpatient prospective payment system and the long-term care hospital prospective payment system.
Posted: April 26, 2023

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FY 2024 Skilled Nursing Facilities PPS Proposed Rule Summary

HFMA presents a detailed summary of the proposed rule updating the Medicare skilled nursing facility (SNF) payment rates for fiscal year (FY) 2024.
Posted: April 26, 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.