Revised Notice of Reporting Requirements and Reporting Timeline for Recipients of Provider Relief Fund Payments

Written by: Carol Hamerski, CPA, CPC, CPCO
Published: Wednesday, June 16, 2021

HHS has revised the Provider Relief Fund (PRF) Post-Payment Notice of Reporting Requirements that was issued on January 15, 2021. The new reporting requirements are now available on HHS’ website along with other reporting resources. Review the revised notice for detailed information. A summary of key updates are listed here.


Cyber Security Awareness

Written by: Chris Kujawa, MCSE, MCST
Published: Tuesday, November 13, 2018

The process of getting “hacked” doesn’t always involve a highly trained computer expert on the other end breaking passwords and infiltrating firewalls.  Social engineering has become a very popular way to target individuals and obtain personal information. Here are some effective ways that you can protect yourself.

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Illinois Medicaid Managed Care Transition

Written by: Carol Hamerski, CPA, CPC, CPCO
Published: Thursday, November 1, 2018

We are officially 6 months into the State of Illinois State Wide Medicaid Managed Care Transition.  Of course some areas are running smoother than others.  Now is a good time to take note of what is working in your office and what isn’t.


Tax Planning

Written by: Carol Hamerski, CPA, CPC, CPCO
Published: Wednesday, October 31, 2018

Now is the time to evaluate and plan for your 2018 taxes.  I think about it as being proactive versus reactive.   Early planning allows business owners to implement year end moves to reduce taxes.  Once the year has ended, there are limited moves that can be made to reduce an unexpected tax burden.   There were many changes included in the Tax Cuts and Jobs Act (TCJA) effective in 2018 that may benefit you.


Fraud & Asset Misappropriations

Written by: Carol Hamerski, CPA, CPC, CPCO
Published: Wednesday, October 24, 2018

We often hear about high-profile fraud cases in the news; however, what we don’t realize is how often it happens in our local communities, schools, and businesses. We all share the responsibility for understanding the high-risk areas in our businesses and in the organizations we serve. Let’s look at some key statistics from the 2018 Global Study on Occupational Fraud and Abuse.