Healthcare

Medicare Finalizes FY 2018 Payment and Policy Changes for Skilled Nursing Facilities

By |2017-10-27T14:08:39-05:00September 14th, 2017|Change, Healthcare, Medicare, Uncategorized|

 Joshua Buckingham, CPA and Principal at TD&T gives updates on changes in Medicare reimbursements for Skilled Nursing Facilities. On July 31, 2017 the Centers for Medicare & Medicaid Services (CMS) issued a long-expected final rule explaining Medicare payment rates and quality programs for skilled nursing facilities (SNF) for the upcoming fiscal year, FY 2018. Among [...]

Medical and Home Improvement Deductions

By |2017-07-16T15:12:15-05:00June 29th, 2017|Deductions, Healthcare, Insurance, IRS, Saving|

Kyle Merry, Tax Associate, and Joshua Buckingham, CPA and Principal at TD&T focus on two commonly used tax deductions in this article. The medical expense deduction is one of the more detailed tax subjects for clients.  In most instances this deduction will not qualify due to not meeting the minimum threshold.  However, there are some [...]

Medicare vs. Medicare Advantage Plans

By |2019-05-14T09:44:33-05:00March 1st, 2017|Healthcare, Insurance, Medicare|

Medicare and Medicare Advantage – what’s the difference?  Joshua Buckingham, CPA and Principal at TD&T provides some clarification in this article. Each year, more people qualify for Medicare and when they do, they find out it’s not as simple as just signing up for Medicare. In addition to basic Medicare, people can choose from [...]

How Well-prepared Are You For Long-Term Care?

By |2019-05-14T09:47:05-05:00December 12th, 2016|Healthcare, Insurance, Long-Term Care|

This quarter’s article by  Joshua Buckingham, CPA, of TD&T's Oskaloosa office, provides helpful information on considering long-term care insurance options.   If you’re like at least 75% of baby boomers, you’re not well-prepared to cover the costs of long-term care for yourself or your spouse.  One fourth of baby boomers claim that they have long-term [...]

Tax Opportunities to Close Out 2016

By |2017-04-21T12:50:43-05:00December 12th, 2016|Healthcare, PATH, Tax, Tax Services|

In recent weeks, Congress has passed some key legislation that will affect taxes for 2016.  Most of these provide opportunities that may benefit you.  Here’s a summary from Brian K. Isom, CPA, Principal in our Burlington office. Health Reimbursement Arrangements for "Small Employers" Congress passed and President Obama signed into law the 21st Century [...]

Tax Planning Ideas for 2016

By |2017-04-21T12:53:14-05:00July 1st, 2016|Healthcare, Lease, Tax, Tax Planning, Tax Services|

Various factors influence the amount of income tax you will pay for the 2016 tax year.  Many taxpayers wait until late in the year or even after the end of the year before thinking about the tax ramifications of their actions in a given tax year.  If you have not already considered these issues, you [...]

New Department of Labor Ruling on Overtime Pay

By |2017-04-21T12:54:22-05:00July 1st, 2016|Employment, Healthcare|

Department of Labor Issues New Ruling on Overtime Pay Important Updates on Overtime Pay and Changes in the QAAF This article provides information on two current issues of concern to TD&T clients: The Department of Labor’s New Overtime Pay Ruling Changes to the Quality Assurance Assessment Fee (QAAF) Department of Labor Issues New Ruling on [...]