New York, NY, September 04, 2009 --(PR.com
)-- The Knowledge Group/Knowledge Congress Live Webcast Series, the leading producer of regulatory focused webcast announced today that Terence M. Kennedy, Executive Director- National Exempt Organizations Tax Practice, of Ernst & Young LLP will speak at the Knowledge Congress’ upcoming webcast entitled: “Form 990: Schedule H for Healthcare Firms & Hospitals: Practice Guidance Live Webcast”. This 2-hour event is scheduled on November 02, 2009, Monday, at 3:00 PM - 5:00 PM ET. (For further details of the event and an updated list of panelists, please visit: http://www.knowledgecongress.org/event_2009_Form990-H.html)
Hospitals and Healthcare firms continue to come under increased scrutiny by regulators and industry watchers. Form 990 Schedule H is one of the areas in which the increased scrutiny has presented a series of challenges. It is often described as “An opportunity for a business to tell its’ story”. Many believe though, due to some of the unique facets of the business of Healthcare, that it’s difficult to tell their complete stories because the form fails to address some important issues such as Executive Comp, Revenues, Expenses and Balance sheets, Board issues etc. It’s clear that the business of healthcare requires a different set of variables to be taken into consideration that are not always present in the rest of the business world.
In addition to up to the minute regulatory update, their team of experts will walk you through form 990 Schedule H line by line helping you to best tell your story. In addition to the live presentation, attendees will be invited to submit questions directly to the speakers to be addressed during the event. The Knowledge Group’s Form 990: Schedule H for Healthcare Firms & Hospitals: Practice Guidance is a must attend event for Hospitals and Healthcare systems grappling with this complex new regulatory activity.
About Terence Kennedy
Tery Kennedy is an Executive Director in the Cleveland office of Ernst & Young who provides tax planning and advisory services to a broad spectrum of health science organizations throughout Ohio. His clients include multi-entity healthcare systems, physician corporations, managed-care organizations, community hospitals, and other large community-based exempt organizations. Tery primarily serves health care and other exempt organizations on a variety of tax matters, including corporate formations, choice-of-entity determinations, IRS examinations, income and employment tax issues, intermediate sanction concerns, joint venture structures, physician initiatives, unrelated business income tax issues, information reporting requirements, and pension and benefit planning and compliance.
Tery graduated in 1987 from Xavier University with a Bachelors of Science degree in Business Administration, majoring in accounting. He received his law degree from Case Western Reserve University School of Law in 1990. Tery is a member of the American, Ohio and Cleveland Bar Associations, the American Institute of Certified Public Accountants and the Healthcare Financial Management Association.
About Ernst & Young LLP
Ernst & Young is a global leader in assurance, tax, transaction and advisory services aiming to have a positive impact on businesses and markets, as well as on society as a whole.
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About The Knowledge Group, LLC/The Knowledge Congress Live Webcast Series
The Knowledge Congress is a series of live webcasts produced by The Knowledge Group, LLC, which examine trends, regulatory, and technology changes across a variety of industries. “We bring together the world's leading authorities and industry participants through informative two-hour webcasts that study the impact of changing regulations and help businesses succeed through proper regulatory compliance.” To contact or to register to an event, please visit: www.knowledgecongress.org.