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IRS Extends 1095-C and 1095-B Deadline

In November, the IRS extended the deadline for employers to furnish Forms 1095-C and/or 1095-B to employees and covered individuals. The forms, which are required under the Affordable Care Act’s employer reporting mandate, are [...]

2017 OIG Work Plan: Bulls Eye on Skilled Nursing and Hospice

The 2017 OIG Work Plan was issued by the Office of Inspector General on November 15, 2016. Historically, we have seen the Medicare Part A & B Work Plan focus primarily on hospitals with [...]

By | November 30th, 2016|Healthcare|

Accounting & Ethics Update Recap

On November 16, Dean Dorton provided its 12th version of the annual Accounting and Ethics Update. The firm utilized 17 presenters over nine sessions that covered a variety of topics from the latest in nonprofit reporting [...]

What You Should Know About the Updated I-9 Form

On Monday, November 14, the United States Citizenship and Immigration Services (USCIS) released the anticipated new Form I-9 (Employment Eligibility Verification) that replaces the current version, which expired on March 31 of this year. [...]

It’s Beginning to Feel a Lot Like 1986

Whether you’re happy or not about the outcome of Tuesday’s election, now that we know we have Republicans in the White House, both houses of Congress, the governorship and the state legislature, it’s time [...]

CMS Releases Final MACRA Rule

On Friday, the Centers for Medicare and Medicaid Services releases the final version of its physician Quality Payment Program under MACRA. The final version makes 2017 a “transition year” and adds flexibility through a [...]

By | October 17th, 2016|Healthcare|

2017 ICD-10-CM Code Changes Begin and CMS Code Flexibility Ends

Are YOU Ready? On October 1, the Centers for Medicare and Medicaid Services (CMS) lifted its partial code freeze and thousands of new codes went into effect. In addition, the Medicare grace period on [...]

By | October 17th, 2016|Healthcare|

2017 ICD-10-CM Code Changes Begin and CMS Code Flexibility Ends

Are YOU Ready? On October 1, the Centers for Medicare and Medicaid Services (CMS) lifted its partial code freeze and thousands of new codes went into effect. In addition, the Medicare grace period on [...]

By | October 6th, 2016|Healthcare|

MACRA: New Flexibility Announced by CMS

With MACRA set to begin on January 1, 2017, the Centers for Medicare & Medicaid Services (CMS) announced this week more flexibility for physicians as it relates to complying with the physician quality payment [...]

By | September 15th, 2016|Healthcare|

Dean Dorton Launches State-of-the-Art Outsourced Accounting Service

We're excited to announce a new service line, Dean Dorton accounting and financial outsourcing (Dean Dorton AFO) for back office and accounting solutions. We recognize the increase in demand for collaborative cloud-based applications for both business [...]