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Pre-Application Link

I just received an email forwarded by one of my doctors from a lender with a pre-application link for the next round of PPP loans. Keep in mind that time will be of the essence once the SBA starts accepting applications and millions of small businesses will be applying… just thought I would share… https://crossriversba.com/eu

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Preparing to submit your PPP loan application

As lenders await more guidance from the SBA on applying for second round PPP loans, here is what you can be doing to prepare:  Small businesses with less than 500 employees will want to have quarterly 941 forms, yearly 940 or 944 forms, or the “CARES SBA-PPP” document from your payroll provider. The 941 quarterly tax return…

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Applying for the COVID-19 Exception with QPP

For those who feel they will fall short of MIPS reporting standards for 2020, you will be relieved to know that you can apply for the COVID-19 MIPS exemption/exception. Claiming this exception will allow you to remain neutral while submitting data (meaning you will not see a reduction in reimbursement). For those who tried to…

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Further Clarification on the E/M Changes Now in Effect

In response to receiving even more questions after last week’s eblast (and becoming more confused myself), I thought it would be best to reach out to my dear friend and colleague Dr. Jeffrey Lehrman (Lehrman Consulting, LLC). On December 30th I asked. . .“I was wondering if you could provide some additional insight regarding how…

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Get Your Documents in Order

The clock is ticking (the 10-day count down began on December 27th when President Trump signed the new Coronavirus stimulus package) for the SBA to issue regulations including the date that it will begin accepting applications for the next round of PPP funding from lenders. In the meantime, you will want to start collecting records…

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OSHA: As if we didn’t have enough to worry about!

As if we didn’t have enough to worry about! Yesterday I answered a call from a mildly panicked podiatrist after learning about a physician group (non-podiatry) in her building who received a disturbing email from MIOSHA (Michigan OSHA) a few days before Christmas. In a nutshell, this is what it said: “The Michigan Occupational Safety…

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