That was then
It is hard to believe that people would publish data based on three years ago (“Prevention groups opposed to recent AHRQ report,” Health IT Strategist, April 20). Do the people collecting and analyzing data really think that things have not changed since 2007?
Candy Tabb Registered nurse and infection
control coordinator Grady General Hospital
As a result of the loss of an employer’s tax deduction for retiree prescription drug benefits, Accounting Standards Topic 740 requires publicly traded U.S. companies to adjust deferred tax assets and reduce net income to reflect the change for all future years in the period in which the healthcare reform was signed into law.
Willfully not adhering to GAAP exposes companies to regulatory action and executives (not only CEOs but also chief financial officers, corporate controllers and finance staff