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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Comment Letter | Consumerism

HFMA Comments on the Transparency in Coverage Proposed Rule

HFMA submitted comments to the Departments of Health and Human Services, Labor and Treasury on the Transparency in Coverage proposed rule. Comments include proposals related to providing out-of-pocket price estimates for insured patients.

Fact Sheet | Payment, Reimbursement, and Managed Care

Comprehensive Care for Joint Replacement Model Proposed Rule Executive Summary

CMS released a proposed rule that would revise certain aspects of the Comprehensive Care for Joint Replacement model, including the episode of care definition, the target price calculation, the reconciliation process, the beneficiary notice requirements and the appeals process.

Fact Sheet | Bundled Payment

Comprehensive Care for Joint Replacement Model Proposed Rule Detailed Summary

This document provides a detailed summary of the February 24, 2020, proposed rule published by CMS that would revise certain aspects of the Comprehensive Care for Joint Replacement model.

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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.