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Blue & Co. December 2020 Webinars

It’s webinar season at Blue & Co., LLC.!

Check out all of our upcoming events for the week of December, 14.

Monday, December 14

Panel Discussion Regarding Paycheck Protection Program (PPP) Webinar – Free to attend

On Monday, December 14 from noon – 1 p.m. EST, Blue & Co., LLC will be hosting a panel discussion regarding Paycheck Protection Program (PPP). Panelists will discuss the most common questions they are receiving regarding PPP.

This includes:

  • Forms and documentation needed for the forgiveness application
  • EIDL loans and EIDL Advances and affects on forgiveness
  • Forgiveness application timelines
  • The “necessity forms” and loans exceeding $2 million
  • Deductibility of forgiven expenses for taxes and other tax considerations
  • Treatment of PPP loans for financial reporting

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Tuesday, December 15

Importance of Data in Industry 4.0 Webinar  – Free to attend

On Tuesday, December 15 from noon – 1 p.m. EST, Tom Skoog, Cybersecurity & Data Management Practice Leader, and Stephen Stringer, CPA, will lead a discussion on Industry 4.0 and how manufacturers can best collect, manage, and protect data.

We will discuss:

  • Technological innovations in manufacturing and Industry 4.0
  • Why data is so important to manufacturers of all sizes and how to best collect, manage, and protect it
  • Cybersecurity threats and the impact on manufacturers.

Click here to register.

Wednesday, December 16

OSCPA Manufacturing Town Hall Reunion  – Free to attend

Join OSCPA and Blue & Co. on Wednesday, December 16 from noon to 1 p.m. EST for a Manufacturing Executive Town Hall Discussion.

In June 2020, we had our initial discussion with our panelists on the manufacturing challenges associated with the COVID-19 pandemic including employee safety, Payroll Protection Program (PPP), and labor market strategies.

The Panelists will discuss:

  • Changes in Business Over the Last Six Months
    • Employee safety with recent COVID-19 case spikes
    • Labor Market Outlook
    • Supply Chain
  • Lessons Learned by the Panelists in 2020
  • How the Panelists are Preparing for 2020

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HFMA Region 6 – Physician Medical Group Recovery Strategies  – Free to attend

The impact of COVID-19 and continued reimbursement challenges make these efforts even more critical at this time. Blue & Co has developed expertise in analyzing medical group performance and implementing key initiatives to improve financial viability.

Join us Wednesday, December 16, from noon – 1 p.m. EST, to learn about Physician Medical Group Recovery Strategies. This event is being put on by HFMA – Region 6 and is free for you to attend.

During this session, we will discuss:

  • Review the detailed key performance indicators of the medical group
  • Understand best practices for successful management of the medical group – patient access, provider productivity and compensation, etc.
  • Understand the proposed 2021 changes in reimbursement to the medical group
  • Review strategies for measuring and limiting network outmigration

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Thursday, December 17

Cybersecurity Requirements in the Dept. of Defense Supply Chain: Implementing NIST 800-171 & CMMC Webinar – Free to attend

On December 17, from noon – 1 p.m. EST, Tom Skoog, Cybersecurity & Data Management Practice Leader, and Doug Wise, CPA, will lead a discussion new Department of Defense Cybersecurity requirements for the construction industry.

During this session, we will discuss:

  • The New Department of Defense Supply Chain Cybersecurity Requirements for Construction Firms
  • The Steps Required to be Compliant
  • How You Can Start Now in Your Compliance Planning

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2020 Blue & Co. CMS Final Ruling Webinar  – Free to attend

CMS has recently issued their final changes to the 2021 Physician Fee Schedule. These changes are expected to have a significant impact on RVUs, wRVUs, and overall reimbursement. Additionally, with the wRVU changes, total physician compensation will likely be impacted as well.

Join us Thursday, December 17, from 2 p.m. – 3 p.m. EST to learn how the CMS Final Ruling may impact your bottom line.

During this session, we will discuss:

  • Proposed vs Final Ruling
  • Dollar Impact (Medicare vs all payers, with example)
  • Component Breakdown (RVUs, wRVU, Reimbursement, E&M visits)
  • Effects on Compensation

Click here to register.

Want additional insights? Download the 2021 CMS Final Ruling Whitepaper.

Friday, December 18

Planning for Year-End and 2021 Webinar  – Free to attend

Join Blue & Co. and HK Financial Services on Friday, December 18 from 11:00 a.m – 12:15 p.m. EST for a discussion on Planning for Year-End and 2021.

The Panelists will discuss:

  • TCJA tax matters which will impact 2020 and possibly 2021
  • Year-end planning matters related to the CARES Act
  • The Biden Tax Plan
  • The PPP process and any changes that have occurred within the past few months
  • Year-end investment strategies and planning

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