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January 1, 2020 Ohio SNF Medicaid Rates

Medicaid rates for Ohio nursing facilities were recalculated on January 1, 2020, to reflect: Semi-annual case-mix adjustment using the average of the June 30, 2019, and September 30, 2019, Medicaid case-mix scores. Removal of the 2.4% SNF market basket price increase implemented on July 18, 2019, and the addition of a new ORC 5165.26 quality […]

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2020 Part B Fee Schedules & Industry Updates

With the New Year upon us, HW&Co. would like to wish you a happy, healthy and prosperous New Year. As always, the New Year brings many changes to the Long-Term Care Industry. We are pleased to provide you with updates on some of these changes. In this issue: 1. 2020 Part B Fee Schedules 2. […]

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Conflict-of-interest policies are too important for nonprofits to neglect

Does your not-for-profit organization have a conflict-of-interest policy in place? Do your board members, trustees and key employees understand how the policy affects them? If you answer “no” to either (or both) of these questions, you have some work to do. A duty Nonprofit board officers, directors, trustees and key employees all must avoid conflicts […]

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Be careful when applying for a Small Business Administration loan

A Small Business Administration (SBA) loan can make big things happen for your small company. But the agency’s loan program is sometimes abused by con artists who know that many small business owners have little experience applying for financing and are, therefore, vulnerable to scams. Here’s what you should know. Background on SBA products The […]

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New rules will soon require employers to annually disclose retirement income to employees

As you’ve probably heard, a new law was recently passed with a wide range of retirement plan changes for employers and individuals. One of the provisions of the SECURE Act involves a new requirement for employers that sponsor tax-favored defined contribution retirement plans that are subject to ERISA. Specifically, the law will require that the […]

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