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Senate Passes Inflation Reduction Act of 2022

By Amy Sandlin, CPA, Tax Senior Manager The Inflation Reduction Act of 2022 (the Act) passed in the Senate on Sunday, August 7, 2022, and is headed to the Democrat-controlled House where it is expected to pass on Friday, August 12. Experts expect this to be on President Biden’s desk by early next week. If […]

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SAS No. 136 and Employee Benefit Plans: What is a Reportable Finding?

SAS No. 136 and Employee Benefit Plans: What is a Reportable Finding? Plan management and plan sponsor personnel have likely heard from their auditors about auditing standard changes impacting their ERISA (Employee Retirement Income Security Act of 1974) audits for the Plan year ending December 31, 2021. These changes primarily result from the implementation of […]

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Proposed Updates to Medicare Bad Debt Listing Template

Recently there have been conversations around the potential new template from CMS that will be used for the Medicare Bad Debt listing that is filed with your organization’s cost report. As of July 2022, this new template is still in the proposed stage, and Medicare is accepting comments. You do not have to use this new […]

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INSIDE Public Accounting Top 100 Firms | Blue & Co. Ranks 52 on the INSIDE Public Accounting Top 100 Firms

Blue & Co. Climbs Six Spots on INSIDE Public Accounting Top 100 Firms List

CARMEL, Ind. (August 5, 2022) – Blue & Co., LLC is honored to announce that it has achieved the recognition of being ranked number 52 by INSIDE Public Accounting (IPA), based on the 2022 annual INSIDE Public Accounting Survey and Analysis of Firms. Blue previously was ranked at 58 in 2021, and 61 in 2020. […]

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Creating a Financial Denial Prevention and Management Plan for Outpatient Therapy

Every hospital department deals with financial denials. Understanding the volumes of those denials for your outpatient therapy department can improve the net revenue of the department. A financial denial is when an insurance company or carrier refuses to pay for the healthcare services the individual receives. Within an outpatient therapy department, the level of denials […]

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