(Recorded Webinar) Time and Effort for Health Centers
It should be no surprise that after the flood of COVID funding there will be a tidal wave of government audits! In fact, the Office of Inspector General just released its first report on Health Center compliance with the terms and conditions of their CARES Act funding, and it appears that most of the Health Center’s audited have a time and effort finding. Moreover, since most of the COVID funds went to personnel costs the potential for large disallowances is quite high. Compliance with the personnel documentation, often referred to as time and effort, requirements under the Uniform Guidance is essential. Unfortunately, many Health Centers struggle to comply with these requirements and to clearly document their use of Federal Funds. This session, taught by two attorneys with nationally-recognized knowledge in federal grants and the Health Center program, will discuss the legal requirements for charging personnel costs to your federal grants, implementation strategies and what to do if it all goes wrong.
- CEOs/ Directors
- Fiscal Staff
- Compliance Directors
- Other grants management staff
After this webinar, you will be able to:
- Describe the purpose and requirements of the time and effort provisions of the Uniform Guidance
- Discuss implementation strategies and review sample forms to gain greater understanding of the requirements
- Discern between realistic regulatory flexibilities and dangerous practices
Nicole Bacon, a Partner at the firm, works in the firm’s Federal Grants, Litigation, and Health Law practice groups. Nicole offers her clients specialized guidance in compliance with federal grant law including specific programmatic requirements as well as the Uniform Administrative Requirements, Cost Principles and Audit Requirements of Federal Awards. Nicole represents a variety of community-based organizations, before State and Federal courts as well as administrative bodies. [Full Bio]
Ted Waters has served as Managing Partner of the firm since 2003, and as a member of the Health Law and Federal Grants practices since 1992. Ted is a national authority in the area of federal grants, particularly in the health and community service spheres. He advises clients on all aspects of program requirements, including issues such as cost-based reimbursement, governance, grant administration, cost reporting, and administrative issues and routinely handles challenging issues such as government audits, internal investigations, and litigation. His priority is to help each organization carry out its mission by offering practical, down-to-earth counsel and to ensure that legal challenges do not distract from that focus. [Full Bio]
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