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2019 Medicaid Cost Report Webinar

Common pitfalls and frequent errors in preparing the Medicaid Cost Report

Watch Webinar OnDemand

AAFCPAs’ Matt Hutt, CPA, CGMA and Courtney McFarland, CPA, MSA, in collaboration with the Massachusetts League of Community Health Centers (The League), present coveted guidance on the Medicaid Cost Report for Massachusetts community health centers in this OnDemand Webinar recorded live on May 21st, 2019.

In this OnDemand Webinar, AAFCPAs reviews common pitfalls and frequent errors in preparing the Medicaid Cost Report. Viewers will be well-positioned to put forward the strongest cost reports possible and most accurately reflect the current cost per visit. This event was presented live exclusively for Mass League members. Download Slides >>

AAFCPAs’ Cost Report Expertise

AAFCPAs is deeply familiar with the instructions and the most beneficial ways to minimize the effort necessary to prepare, while maximizing reporting to properly reflect your true cost of care. We understand the key objectives of the report and critical areas of focus, so we are regularly called upon by the Massachusetts League of Community Health Centers to provide guidance. Because we serve the vast majority of CHCs in the state, we are able to ensure consistency of costs with peers to avoid outliers. Additionally, our close and respectful working relationship with CHIA aids in our research of complex matters.

About the Authors

Matthew Hutt CPA
Matt leads AAFCPAs’ Healthcare Division, providing assurance, tax and advisory solutions for Federally Qualified Health Centers (FQHCs), behavioral health providers, home care agencies and hospices, nursing homes, and senior care living centers. Matt advises healthcare providers on consolidation and coordination of care, including the integration of behavioral health into the primary care delivery system. He also provides consulting solutions for providers transitioning to new value-based reimbursement models, and data driven patient care, including: developing business process and controls for collecting and advantaging data to provide analysis on: provider activity, delivery of care, and analysis of efficiency & cost effectiveness. Matt is also highly-sought after for his knowledge on issues related to affordable housing developers with requirements related to the US Department of Housing and Urban Development, MassHousing, Low Income Housing Tax Credits, Historical Tax Credits and New Markets Tax Credits. 
Courtney McFarland
Courtney is an audit manager in the firm’s Healthcare Practice with over 10 years of assurance experience and a comprehensive understanding of the nuances of the healthcare industry. She delivers a full range of solutions solving the challenges that AAFCPAs’ healthcare clients face, including: audits in accordance with Uniform Guidance/Single Audit and Government Auditing Standards, 340B pharmacy program requirements, best practices for reconciliation & analysis of statistical and programmatic data, tracking and monitoring risk-based contracts, maximizing reimbursements, and guidance on healthcare reform. Courtney is a member of AAFCPAs’ Revenue Recognition Task Force, dedicated to helping the firm and clients understand best practices for an efficient and effective implementation of the robust new framework.