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New DoD Cybersecurity Requirements for the Construction Industry | Department of Defense | Webinar Construction |

Webinar: New DoD Cybersecurity Requirements for the Construction Industry

Join Us! Join us as we discuss New DoD Cybersecurity Requirements for the Construction Industry. This session will be presented on both December 9 and December 17 from Noon to 1 p.m. Eastern. During both sessions, Tom Skoog, Cybersecurity & Data Management Practice Leader, and Doug Wise, CPA, will lead a discussion on the upcoming DoD […]

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Importance of Data in Industry 4.0 | Manufacturing | Industry 4.0

Webinar: Importance of Data in Industry 4.0

Join Us! Join us Tuesday, December 15 from Noon to 1 p.m. Eastern for a discussion on the Importance of Data in Industry 4.0. During this session, 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 […]

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Medicare/Medicaid Crossover Accounts: Are They At Risk?

Medicare recently published updated bad debt regulations and the time is NOW to safeguard your Hospital’s reimbursement. Are you following proper guidelines to ensure you can write-off your Medicare/Medicaid crossover accounts? The first step to ensure you are following proper guidelines is to review the “Must-Bill policy” for reimbursement of crossover bad debts below. The easiest […]

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Retail Pharmacy Strategy: Is it Time for Your Organization or 340B Program to Consider One?

With current attacks on the 340B Program by some pharmaceutical manufacturers and other challenges affecting patients in need of prescription drugs, is it time for your Hospital or Health Center to consider a retail pharmacy strategy of its own? Some Hospitals and Health Centers own retail pharmacies, but opportunity still exists to improve the patient […]

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Accounting for Stock Gifts in your Not-For-Profit Organization | Stock Gifts | Gift Valuation and Sale | Acknowledging Stock Gifts | Stock Gift Benefits to Donors

Accounting for Stock Gifts for your Not-For-Profit

As we near year-end, not-for-profit organizations may see a rise in non-cash stock gifts as donors plan their holiday giving and/or meet with their tax advisors to maximize tax saving strategies for the current year. Unlike cash gifts, non-cash gifts such as stock often cause concern and pose questions for nonprofits. For example: How is […]

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Download the 2021 Physician Fee Schedule Proposed Rule: The Good, The Bad, and The Ugly Whitepaper

For several years, the healthcare community has struggled to find balance between reducing administrative burden, accurately recognizing and recording services provided, and upholding and providing the highest quality care possible, all while the Centers for Medicare & Medicaid Services (CMS) operates with a budget neutral mandate. If finalized as is, the Proposed Rule1 (CMS-1734-P) will […]

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Outpatient Therapy | WellSky Webinar: Hospital Outpatient Therapy: A Patient-Centric Way to Grow Revenue

On Demand Webinar: Hospital Outpatient Therapy: A Patient-Centric Way to Grow Revenue

Outpatient physical therapy programs are often overlooked in the hospital. However, there are several opportunities to increase access to care for patients and increase revenue for the hospital in outpatient therapy. Believe it or not, there are still opportunities for charge capture in this area, along with some basic “blocking and tackling” operational issues. New […]

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Smiling man looking off camera while holding an ipad in an office | Centers for Medicare and Medicaid Updates Language on Medicare Bad Debt Crossover Write Off | Blue and Co. LLC

CMS Updates Language on Medicare Bad Debt Crossover Write Off

Since the release of Centers for Medicare & Medicaid (CMS) final ruling, there has been a lot of confusion regarding the correct way to write off a bad debt crossover account. For years it has been acceptable to write off a Medicare bad debt crossover account to a contractual allowance. But then in 2018 an […]

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Grandparents on a beach carrying their young granddaughter on their shoulders | Estate Tax Planning Top of Mind Going into Election Day | Income Tax Planning Services in Columbus Ohio | Estate Tax Planning Services in Columbus Ohio | Blue and Co. LLC

Estate Tax Planning Top of Mind Going into Election Day

By Robert Evans Senior Manager at Blue and Co. LLC With just hours until election results begin pouring in, many estates are contemplating what a blue wave might mean for the future of income and estate tax planning. From an estate tax planning perspective, we have been very fortunate lately in that individuals with estates […]

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Gold lock on a laptop keyboard | FBI Warns Ransomware Attacks Threaten US Healthcare System | IT Consulting Services | Healthcare Consulting Services | Blue and Co. LLC

FBI Warns Ransomware Attacks Threaten US Healthcare System

Health systems are being warned by federal officials that cybercriminals are preparing to unleash a wave of ransomware attacks designed to lock up hospital information systems, which could hurt patient care just as nationwide cases of COVID-19 are spiking. It is anticipated by federal authorities this attack will occur this weekend. The attackers are utilizing […]

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10.29.20 Manufacturing TH

On Demand Webinar: Manufacturing Executive Roundtable with Indiana Manufacturers

Join Blue & Co. as we facilitate a town hall discussion with Indiana manufacturers featuring panelists who will be sharing how their organizations have been addressing the challenges and opportunities created by the COVID-19 Pandemic. As we discuss an overview of our Covid-19 Pandemic survey results, we will also be joined by panelists who will […]

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Webinars

New DoD Cybersecurity Requirements for the Construction Industry | Department of Defense | Webinar Construction |

Webinar: New DoD Cybersecurity Requirements for the Construction Industry

Join Us! Join us as we discuss New DoD Cybersecurity Requirements for the Construction Industry. This session will be presented on both December 9 and December 17 from Noon to 1 p.m. Eastern. During both sessions, Tom Skoog, Cybersecurity & Data Management Practice Leader, and Doug Wise, CPA, will lead a discussion on the upcoming DoD […]

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Importance of Data in Industry 4.0 | Manufacturing | Industry 4.0

Webinar: Importance of Data in Industry 4.0

Join Us! Join us Tuesday, December 15 from Noon to 1 p.m. Eastern for a discussion on the Importance of Data in Industry 4.0. During this session, 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 […]

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Outpatient Therapy | WellSky Webinar: Hospital Outpatient Therapy: A Patient-Centric Way to Grow Revenue

On Demand Webinar: Hospital Outpatient Therapy: A Patient-Centric Way to Grow Revenue

Outpatient physical therapy programs are often overlooked in the hospital. However, there are several opportunities to increase access to care for patients and increase revenue for the hospital in outpatient therapy. Believe it or not, there are still opportunities for charge capture in this area, along with some basic “blocking and tackling” operational issues. New […]

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10.29.20 Manufacturing TH

On Demand Webinar: Manufacturing Executive Roundtable with Indiana Manufacturers

Join Blue & Co. as we facilitate a town hall discussion with Indiana manufacturers featuring panelists who will be sharing how their organizations have been addressing the challenges and opportunities created by the COVID-19 Pandemic. As we discuss an overview of our Covid-19 Pandemic survey results, we will also be joined by panelists who will […]

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09.16.20 NBI Session 3

On Demand Webinar: The National Bank of Indianapolis 2020 Nonprofit Training Series: Managing Change in Times of Uncertainty

In 2020, nonprofit organizations met unprecedented challenges resulting from COVID-19. Join local nonprofit leaders for a panel discussion on how they managed change for their organization in 2020 and how they will use their experiences to plan for 2021 and beyond. During this session, Erin Hedges, Founder & President of Hedges will moderate a discussion […]

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Outpatient Therapy | WellSky Webinar: Hospital Outpatient Therapy: A Patient-Centric Way to Grow Revenue

Webinar: Hospital Outpatient Therapy: A Patient-Centric Way To Grow Revenue

Join John Britt, Senior Manager and outpatient rehabilitation consultant at Blue & Co., LLC as he discusses with WellSky why outpatient physical therapy not only makes good business sense but provides significant value to your patients. During this presentation, you will learn: How to improve patient access to the full plan of care Why charge […]

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