That was then

Modern Healthcare - - Opinions Letters -

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

Cairo, Ga.

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

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