Harnisch Recognized at HFMA ANI Conference in Orlando

Joe Harnisch was recognized as outgoing Nebraska Chapter President at the June HFMA Annual National Institute (ANI) Conference in Orlando last month. Pictured here is Joe with Carol Friesen, the new HFMA National Chair and Kevin Brennan, Chair-elect. Attending Carol’s private reception were many Seim Johnson staff including Roger Thompson, Joe Harnisch, Brian Green, Randy Hoffman and Gretchin Heckinlively.

Harnisch at HFMA ANI Conf300

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Cooley and Koziol Present at Nebraska Society of CPAs

Tax Senior Manager, Wendy Cooley and Megan Koziol, Tax Manager, presented at the 21st Annual NE Society of CPA’s Not-For-Profit Organizations’ Conference on June 7, 2017.  The topic was Form 990 Reporting – Are you in Compliance?  Their presentation covered how the IRS is utilizing technology and making data driven decisions to determine noncompliant exempt organizations and discussed the 5 strategic issue areas that the IRS will be focused on for 2017.


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Swan Presents at the NE MGMA Annual Spring Meeting

Dan Swan, Healthcare Consulting Partner, presented at NE MGMA (Nebraska Medical Group Management Association) Annual Spring Meeting on May 12, 2017 at the Cornhusker Hotel, Marriott Hotel in Lincoln.  His topic; The QRUR (Quality Resource Utilization Report) and its Importance for Practices included how CMS is using the information in the QRUR to evaluate practices and adjust their reimbursement. Dan explained how practices can access their report, what information is included, how to interpret that information, and summarized the impact to each practice.

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Healthcare Partners and Managers Speak at HFMA Medicare Cost Report Training

Several Seim Johnson Partners and Managers were featured presenters at the HFMA Medicare Cost Report Training at the Omaha Hilton Garden Inn on April 10, 2017.  Presenters included Jeremy Behrens, Roger Thompson, Marty Dubas, Randy Hoffman, Darren Osten, Joe Harnisch, Jess Paisley, and Marcus Goldenstein. The training session focused on how to read and understand the Medicare cost report, cost allocations and the principles of reimbursement. The course covered recent changes to the cost report forms and reporting issues for Critical Access Hospitals as well as Prospective Payment System Hospitals.

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Jeremy Behrens to be Admitted to Seim Johnson Partnership

Seim Johnson, LLP is pleased to announce that Jeremy Behrens, CPA, FHFMA will be admitted to the partnership effective January 1, 2016. Behrens is a graduate of Hastings College and has been with Seim Johnson for thirteen years. He has extensive audit and reimbursement experience in healthcare systems of all sizes, skilled and intermediate nursing facilities, home health care agencies and rural health clinics. He has been instrumental in all phases of the audit, accounting and consultation processes associated with these types of entities. In addition, he is a member of the firm's employee benefit plan audit team and the firm's 340B compliance team. Jeremy is currently the treasurer of the Iowa Chapter of the Healthcare Financial Management Association (HFMA) and has successfully completed the requirements to be certified as a Fellow within HFMA. Jeremy is a member of the American Institute of Certified Public Accountants and the Nebraska Society of Certified Public Accountants. Jeremy is the treasurer of his homeowners association, active in youth coaching, and serves with several other civic and social organizations. 

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