Rising Healthcare Costs…What Can I Do?

Most companies want to provide their employees with the best medical benefit coverage; however, healthcare costs and the cost of medical insurance continue to increase. One way to help reduce your costs is a dependent [...]

Department of Labor Communication with Plan Administrators

In November, the Department of Labor (DOL) began sending emails to plan sponsors alerting them of the importance of obtaining a quality audit from a qualified and experienced CPA firm. The timing of the DOL [...]

Dean Dorton Merges with Barr Anderson & Roberts, PSC

Dean Dorton Allen Ford, PLLC (Dean Dorton) has expanded its presence in Kentucky by merging in Barr Anderson & Roberts, PSC (BAR), a long-standing CPA and advisory firm located in Lexington, KY. The merger will be [...]

How to Maximize Revenue Cycle Performance in an Era of Healthcare Reform

In a time when healthcare reform increases the complexities of revenue cycle operations, it is becoming clear that a robust revenue performance will play an increasingly important role in providers' financial health. Dean Dorton's healthcare [...]

October 16th, 2015|Healthcare|

ICD-10: Phone a Friend

It is no secret ICD-10 is now the "new norm!" We understand that the coming days may present difficulties for your organization, including providers and coding personnel.  Please know that you have a resource you [...]

October 5th, 2015|Healthcare|

Proposed Changes for Not-for-Profit Accounting

The Financial Accounting Standards Board (FASB) has developed guidance that it believes will improve the information provided in financial statements and disclosures for non-for-profit entities. The proposed guidance is Accounting Standards Update 2015-230 Presentation of [...]

September 21st, 2015|Healthcare, Higher Education, Nonprofit & Government|

Joint Venture Options for Non-Profits

Many tax exempts face the difficult task of trying to raise enough capital to fund programs, without the risk of losing exempt status, when traditional lending opportunities are increasingly less available. Joint venturing with for-profit corporations [...]

July 23rd, 2015|Healthcare, Higher Education, Nonprofit & Government|

Buying and Selling in the Healthcare Industry

Merger and acquisition (M&A) transaction volume in the healthcare industry is off to a fast start in 2015, continuing the robust trend from 2014.  Many analysts and executives believe M&A activity will continue its strong [...]

July 10th, 2015|Healthcare|

Medicare Fraud – Charges total $712 Million in False Billings

The Medicare Fraud Strike Force announced yesterday the “biggest ever” fraud takedown in the history of the Justice Department.  In excess of $700 million was associated with fraudulent billings after the Medicare Fraud Strike Force [...]

June 19th, 2015|Healthcare|

Is Your Organization Prepared for ICD-10?

October 1, 2015 is the compliance deadline to transition to the new ICD-10-CM diagnosis code set. As the scope and complexity of this transition is significant, Dean Dorton is committed to assisting your organization obtain [...]

April 28th, 2015|Healthcare|