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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Fact Sheet | Pricing

Hospital Negotiated Charge Posting Requirement Final Rule Summary

On Nov. 15, 2019, CMS released a final rule that establishes the requirements for hospitals operating in the United States to establish, update, and make public a list of their standard charges for the items and services they provide.

Comment Letter | Legal and Regulatory Compliance

HFMA Comments on Modernizing and Clarifying the Physician Self-Referral Regulations Proposed Rule

HFMA submitted a comment letter to CMS pertaining to the physician self-referral regulations proposed rule.

Comment Letter | Legal and Regulatory Compliance

HFMA Comments on Anti-Kickback Statute and Civil Monetary Penalty Proposed Rule

HFMA submitted a comment letter to the OIG pertaining to the proposed revisions to safe harbors under the Anti-Kickback Statute, and civil monetary penalty rules regarding beneficiary inducements.

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.

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.