Cost Fundamentals - The Cost-Reimbursement System, "Allowability" & Applicable Credits (July 2017)
This webinar is part of the FTLF's Federal Funding Academy and discusses cost fundamentals as they pertain to the expenditure of funds by federal grant recipients. The presenters discuss the “allowable cost” framework applicable to grant-funded expenditures, including both the basic threshold requirements for all allowable costs, and the concepts behind the more specific restriction applied to certain expenditures under the federal cost principles “selected items of cost.” Also reviewed is the importance of allowability regarding expenditures made with program income, as well as the extent to which the government may have an interest in certain amounts obtained through refunds, rebates, and other returns as “applicable credits.”
- CEOs/ Directors
- Fiscal Staff
- Compliance Directors
- Other grants management staff
At this webinar participants will:
- Understand cost fundamentals as they pertain to the expenditure of funds by federal grant recipients;
- Identify what is and is not an allowable cost; and
- Understand cost principles.
A Partner with the firm in the Federal Grants and Health Law practice groups, Scott advises clients on matters of federal grant law, government contract law, and health care law. Scott assists clients with the myriad requirements that apply upon acceptance of federal grant funding, including the administrative requirements and cost principles established in the Uniform Administrative Requirements, Cost Principles, and Audit Requirements for Federal Awards (Uniform Guidance), the Office of Management and Budget (OMB) Circulars that preceded the Uniform Guidance, and program-specific statutory and regulatory funding conditions. [Full Bio]
David is an associate in the Health Law and Federal Grants practice groups, David assists in matters pertaining to litigation and compliance by conducting legal research and drafting documents that further client interests. David works on a wide variety of issues affecting Federally Qualified Health Centers and other federal grantees, including those relating to the False Claims Act, the Federal Tort Claims Act, HIPAA, Medicare and Medicaid overpayments, and OMB cost principles. [Full Bio]
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