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Health Care Update and Lightning Round

Attendees at the February 8 Health Care webcast, “Update on Accounting for Provider Relief Funds and Other CARES Act Hot Topics,” asked many questions that presenters were unable to address due to time constraints. This Health Care webcast will focus on common questions from that session and provide the latest information available on the CARES Act, including Provider Relief Funds.

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Mar 08, 2021

NASBA Field of Study




CPE Credits



Brian Conner, Farlen Halikman, Brian Pavona


3 months

Product Number


 Business & partner 
Learning Outcomes
  • Identify accounting guidance including that related to the AICPA TQAs on CARES Act and HHS-related matters
  • Apply the latest accounting information discussed at the February webcast to your health care clients or within your health and hospital systems
Key Topics
  • Provider Relief Funds issued by the CARES Act
  • Changes to HHS reporting requirements
  • Recently released Compliance Supplement and single audit implications
  • What should change related to accounting information
  • Responses to questions not addressed during the 2/8/2021 Health Care webcast
Product Details

Follow-up from February 8 Health Care Webcast plus latest developments on CARES Act

Join select members of the AICPA's Health Care Expert Panel as speakers provide the latest information related to the CARES Act and Provider Relief Fund since the February 8 webcast.

During this webcast, our experts will briefly discuss how any new developments regarding these funds continue to impact financial accounting and reporting for health care entities and those who perform audits for those entities. The remainder of the webcast will address your questions from the February 8 webcast.

The top 6 themes of questions will be: • GAAP and tax accounting and reporting • Federal audit requirement considerations, including Single Audit, SEFA reporting, and GAGAS financial audit updates • Calculating lost patient care revenue • HHS Portal – registering, reporting, and transferring funds • Phase 3 revenue recognition for December 31 year ends • Vaccine reimbursement and related accounting

If you missed the February 8, 2021 webcast, "Update on Accounting for Provider Relief Funds and other CARES Act Hot Topics," you can view it for free on Reminder: per NASBA, CPE cannot be granted for watching an archive of a webcast.

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Who Will Benefit
  • CPAs and accountants who audit health care entities
  • CFOs, controllers & accountants who work in the health care industry
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Credit Info
CPE Credits
NASBA Field of Study
Basic health care accounting and auditing experience
This is a live event. You will have access on the date/time of broadcast and the archive for 3 months after the broadcast date.
1 hr
Brian Conner
Brian has practiced public accounting since 1993, providing audit, tax, and consulting services to integrated health systems, hospitals, ancillary providers, mental and convalescent health facilities, pharmacy providers and medical groups. Brian has extensive experience in providing advice and counsel in areas of audits, financial reporting and tax-exempt financings. Brian holds several leadership roles including National Practice Leader for hospitals and is a member of the firm’s Health Care Executive Committee. He is a former member of the Governmental Accounting Standard Board’s Comprehensive Implementation Guide Advisory Committee and and former chair of the Health Care Financial Management Association’s (HFMA) National Principles and Practices Board (2013 – 2019). He is a former member and current interested party of the American Institute of Certified Public Accountant’s (AICPA) Health Care Entities Expert Panel. Brian has worked with the California and Washington state hospital associations regarding accounting and reporting for hospital provider tax programs.
Farlen Halikman
Farlen is a healthcare-industry CPA and a Certified Healthcare Fraud Examiner. He is a shareholder at MSL, where he leads a team of colleagues in best-of-class practice of public accounting. Farlen has served on the American Institute of CPAs (AICPA) Health Care Expert Panel. He has over 35 years of experience in CPA practice. Farlen is a key member of MSL’s Health Care Practice Group and stays abreast of the complex and rapidly changing Medicare and Medicaid reimbursement regulations. In addition to being a CPA, he has additional certification in Health Care Fraud Examination, Risk Management and Compliance.
Brian Pavona
As BKD’s Healthcare Industry Leader for Chicago and surrounding areas, Brian is a public accounting executive with more than 17 years of experience providing assurance and advisory services to leading health care organizations, including academic medical centers, multihospital systems, community hospitals, community health centers and other healthcare organizations. He has extensive experience auditing and advising clients on critical allowances and reserves, revenue recognition, grants and contributions, lease accounting, investments, business combinations, conduit and other debt issuances, and joint ventures. Brian also has experience assisting organizations with adopting and complying with the requirements of the Uniform Guidance/Government Auditing Standards (formerly A-133 audits). He is a member of the American Institute of CPAs, a member of the Illinois CPA Society, and is a Fellow of the Healthcare Financial Management Association (HFMA). Brian is also an officer and Board Member for the First Illinois HFMA Chapter.

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Health Care Update and Lightning Round
Mar 08, 2021
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Mar 08, 2021
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