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

News | Strategic Partnerships, Mergers, and Acquisitions

FTC commissioner: Agency to continue ‘aggressive enforcement’ of hospital deals

A leader of federal antitrust enforcement touted a continuation of “aggressive” enforcement against hospital deals, even as the share of independent hospitals shrank to a historic low.

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.

News | Patient Experience

Hospitals cut safety-related patient deaths by 22% since 2016: Leapfrog

A national safety-grading group concluded that a combination of factors enabled hospitals to reduce annual safety-related deaths by 45,000, or 22%, since 2016.

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.