(Recorded Webinar) Time & Effort Documentation
The most common compliance finding for federal grant recipients is a failure to adequately document the time and effort of the grantee’s personnel. Fundamentally a requirement designed to ensure reasonable allocation of personnel costs, time and effort requirements are often misunderstood. Compounding the confusion, the Uniform Guidance relaxed requirements for most grantees in late 2014, but the relaxed standards in the regulatory text led to few changes in actual practices by agency reviewers, auditors, and grantees who had grown accustomed to the more specific requirements under the prior OMB Circulars.
Join FTLF Managing Partner Ted Waters for a discussion of the purpose of time and effort, defensible systemic approaches under current standards, and a discussion of common mistakes.
- CEOs/ Directors
- Fiscal Staff
- Compliance Directors
- Other grants management staff
After this webinar, you will be able to:
- Describe the evolution of time and effort system requirements from the OMB Circulars to the first five years of the Uniform Guidance
- Understand the purpose of time and effort documentation to better understand the specific regulatory standards
- Discern between realistic regulatory flexibilities and dangerous practices
Serving as Managing Partner of the firm since 2003, and a member of the Health Law and Federal Grants practices since 1992, Ted focuses his practice on helping organizations to solve problems. Ted’s expertise in financial, cost reporting, reimbursement, and administrative issues is widely recognized, and illustrated by his selection as a 2014, 2015, 2016, 2018, 2019, & 2020 Washington, D.C. Super Lawyer in health care. Ted routinely handles challenging issues for clients such as government audits, internal investigations, and litigation. [Full Bio]
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