Focus on Finance: Contracts and Subawards & Conflict of Interest
With new requirements in place around procurement, contacts/subawards, and conflict of interest, Community Health Centers must have a good understanding of how these areas are addressed and implement policies and practices to ensure compliance. This webinar will review the distinguishing factors between a contact and subaward, discussing the procurement and conflict of interest requirements for contracts as well as subrecipient monitoring requirements for a subaward.
With the release of the Health Resources and Services Administration (HRSA) Health Center Program Compliance Manual in 2017, FQHCs were ushered into a new era of health center compliance. The new Manual reaches beyond the longstanding “19 program requirements” and identifies over 90 distinct required compliance elements. To address all of these elements, health centers need robust policies, procedures, and systems to monitor and report on these compliance elements and improve performance on an ongoing basis.
In this webinar series, the Community Health Center Association of New York State (CHCANYS) invited industry experts including CohnReznick, attorneys from Feldesman Tucker Leifer Fidell LLP, and HRSA Consultants to present detailed guidance and resources to enhance your organizational approach as well as recommended strategies for achieving continuous compliance.
* The live webinar series was hosted by CHCANYS in Fall 2018
- CEOs/ Executive Staff
- Compliance Officers
- Fiscal Staff
- Quality/Risk Management Staff
- Grants Management Staff
GIL BERNHARD, CPA (COHNREZNICK)
Gil Bernhard, CPA, is a partner with CohnReznick and is based in thier New York office. Gil concentrates on healthcare audit, financial management, and reimbursement issues. His clients include Federally Qualified Health Centers (FQHCs), behavioral healthcare organizations, AIDS/HIV agencies, healthcare trade associations, and other related not-for-profit and for-profit health corporations. In addition, as a member of CohnResnick's Not-for-Profit and Education Industry Practice with more than 25 years of experience in public accounting, Gil has broad capabilities in Government Auditing Standards and Federal Single Audit under the Uniform Guidance (formerly OMB Circular A-133). Gil also consults on internal controls and accounting systems for health centers and other not-for-profit healthcare corporations.
STEVEN D. SCHWARTZ, CPA (COHNREZNICK)
Steven D. Schwartz, CPA, is a partner with CohnReznick, leads the Healthcare Industry Practice in our New York offices, and is a member of the Firm’s Not-for-Profit and Education Industry Practice. With nearly 20 years of experience in the healthcare field, Steve concentrates his practice on serving FQHCs. His clients include community/migrant health centers, health homes, homeless programs, HIV programs, drug treatment programs, prepaid health service plans, adult day care centers, and other not-for-profit organizations and for-profit corporations.
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