LIVE STREAM: 2023 Health Care Conference (LS13010)

Thursday, February 23, 2023 / Live Stream, GA

The health care industry is continually evolving. Regulatory and legislative changes challenge CPAs in small- to medium-sized health care organizations. Hear from top experts on critical issues in financial health care's legal, regulatory, audit, and operational realms. Examine the current state of the health care sector and trends and issues impacting health care providers, governments, payers, patients and other stakeholders.

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In-Person: 13010


Event Status: CLOSED – Please contact the CPE Department at 404-231-8676, Opt. 3 or 800-330-8889, Opt. 3 for additional assistance.

Event ID: #LS13010

CPE: 8.0 credits

Total Price: $359.00

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> Where Do We Go From Here: Panel Discussion
> Accounting & Auditing Update
> Georgia Health Care Law and Policy: 2022 Year in Review
> Health Care M&A/Private Equity: General Update and Trends  
> Exempt Organizations Tax Update
> Internal Controls
> Cybersecurity
> Provider Relief Fund (PRF)

This conference is a paperless conference and all materials will be available electronically as PDFs. Materials will be available for download in advance and participants will receive an email when they are available. For more information about eMaterials, visit

Thursday, February 23, 2023

A – Where Do We Go From Here? (A&A) Credits: 2.0 AO

Sarah M. Dekutowski, CPA
Draffin & Tucker, LLP , Atlanta, GA

Carla T. Chandler, CPA
Emory Healthcare , Atlanta, GA

Graham Fox
GI Specialists of Georgia , Marietta, GA

Brian Church
Phoebe Putney Health System , Albany, GA

Dorothy Davis
Visiting Nurse Health System , Atlanta, GA

Hear from a panel of industry leaders on moving forward in today's health care environment. Through sharing experiences, discussion of challenges faced and actions taken, and a "crystal ball" conversation of ideas and insight for strategies for the future, the panel will cover various topics, including revenue opportunities, staffing and other workforce considerations, supply chain matters, and cost constraints. 

B – Accounting and Auditing Update (A&A) Credits: 1.5 AO

Kathryn M. Fletcher, CPA, MBA, CGMA
Quality Control Partner / Draffin & Tucker, LLP , Atlanta, GA

Join us for an update on A&A issues affecting health care organizations. Topics will include newly effective accounting and auditing pronouncements, specifically focusing on accounting for leases, including implementation challenges and best practices.

C – 2022: Georgia Health Care Law and Policy Year in Review Credits: 1.5 BT

Thomas H. Hawk
King & Spalding , Atlanta, GA

Jennifer Lewin
King & Spalding , Atlanta, GA

John G. Armsby, J.D.
King & Spalding , Atlanta, GA

Discuss significant legal and business trends affecting the health care industry during this past year and a preview of future trends. 

D1 – Health Care M&A/Private Equity: General Update and Trends (A&A) Credits: 1.0 AO

Evan Ottaviano
Senior Manager Transaction Advisory / Bennett Thrasher LLP , Atlanta, GA

Learn about the financial diligence process in a health care deal context. The discussion will include a technical overview of typical earnings engagement quality, including net working capital and net debt analyses. Nuances in the health care industry around revenue quality and other topics will be covered. 

D2 – Exempt Organizations Tax Update Credits: 1.0 TT

Michael Hoffman, CPA
PricewaterhouseCoopers LLP , Washington Dc, DC

John Flock

Receive a tax update and address the impact of recent tax legislation. Discussion is designed for health care, tax-exempt organizations, and affiliated entities.

E1 – Who's in Control? Safeguarding Your Assets and Strategic Goals (A&A) Credits: 1.0 AO

Joshua Bowen, CPA, CGMA, CAMS
Warren Averett, LLC , Montgomery, AL

Discuss the importance of ensuring your organization's internal controls operate effectively to safeguard assets and accomplish the governance and management's strategic goals. Dive into internal control hot topics for the new year and discuss strategies to implement and maintain an effective internal control environment.

E2 – 10 Ways to Improve Your Cybersecurity Risk Management (A&A) Credits: 1.0 AO

Barry Mathis
Pershing Yoakley & Associates , Knoxville, TN

The Identity Theft Research Center (ITRC) reports a record number of data compromises in the U.S. in 2021, amounting to a 68 percent increase over 2020. The numbers for 2022 are likely to be even higher. Data breaches can cause lasting damages that, in some cases, could devastate a business to the point of no return. What is a business to do with cybercriminals coming from all directions? Discuss ten practical strategies that will help you reduce your cyber security risks.

F – Stimulus Package and Medicaid Funding Update (A&A) Credits: 1.0 AO

Ross W. Cannon, CPA
Mauldin & Jenkins CPAs LLC , Atlanta, GA

Jonathan B. Schultz, CPA
Partner / Mauldin & Jenkins CPAs LLC , Atlanta, GA

Look at the current status of stimulus programs available to health care providers, including provider relief funds and other programs. We will also examine the current regulatory environment surrounding provider funding sources, particularly Georgia Medicaid.


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GSCPA Live Stream
Live Stream, GA 00000


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Late Registration

$399 GSCPA Members, $499 Non-Members (after 2/20/2023)