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.

Featured Resources

Fact Sheet | Payment, Reimbursement, and Managed Care

Regulatory Burden Reduction, Dialysis Fire Safety and Hospital CAH CoP Final Rules Summaries

This document summarizes three final rules published by CMS addressing certain Medicare regulations identified as unnecessary, obsolete or excessively burdensome; updating fire safety requirements to certain renal dialysis facilities; and revising hospital and critical access hospital (CAH) conditions of participation (CoPs).

Tools & Tips | Costing and Managerial Accounting

Introducing Healthcare’s First Cost Accounting Adoption Model

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

Comment Letter | Payment, Reimbursement, and Managed Care

HFMA's Response to CMS's RFI on Hospital Chargemaster

HFMA submitted a response to CMS’s Request for information, contained in the CY 2020 OPPS/ASC proposed rule, on the continued value of the chargemaster charges in setting hospital payment and to other stakeholders, as well as the costs associated with maintaining the chargemaster for purposes of Medicare cost reporting and payment.

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.

Webinars on Regulations

View upcoming and archived webinars on regulations.

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.