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 [...]

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 [...]

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 [...]

Changes to Nonprofit Accounting and Reporting

As a result of FASB’s project to enhance the usability of Not-for-Profit (NFP) entities financial statements and the associated notes to those financial statements, FASB released ASU 2016-14, Not-for-Profit Entities (Topic 958): Presentation [...]

August 24th, 2016|Healthcare, Higher Education, Nonprofit & Government|

Kentucky Sales Tax Exemption for Nonprofit LLCs

The Kentucky General Assembly recently passed legislation, in effect August 1, 2016, to exempt disregarded single-member limited liability companies wholly-owned by IRC 501(c)(3) organizations from Kentucky sales and use tax on their purchases. Prior to [...]

August 17th, 2016|Healthcare, Higher Education, Nonprofit & Government, Tax|

Team Member Spotlight: Adam Shewmaker

Adam Shewmaker and Lance Mann at 2015 Paul Hornung Award Reception Industry Team: Healthcare Years with Dean Dorton: 7 years Years in the Industry: 15 years Favorite thing about Dean Dorton: All of [...]

August 15th, 2016|Healthcare|

MACRA: The Medicare Access and CHIP Reauthorization Act

Perhaps lost in the shuffle last year due to the implementation of ICD-10, was the creation of MACRA, which was signed into legislation by President Obama on April 16, 2015. Fast forward one year later [...]

June 9th, 2016|Healthcare|

Maximizing Investment Value

In our last newsletter, Determining and Increasing Business Value, we discussed the three primary approaches to valuing a business. We described how value hinges on projected cash flows and risks associated with achieving them. And, we [...]

How Many Employees Does Your Business Have for Affordable Care Act Purposes?

It seems like a simple question: How many full-time workers does your business employ? But, when it comes to the Affordable Care Act (ACA), the answer can be complicated. The number of workers you employ [...]