Impacts of Lease Accounting Changes on Your Hospital

Featuring Hospital Equipment Leasing and Financing Case Studies

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The Financial Accounting Standards Board (FASB) has issued an Accounting Standards Update (ASU) on lease accounting. This ASU affects all companies that lease assets and can significantly change the way health care entities account for leasing arrangements. The new guidance is intended to increase transparency in lease accounting by requiring organizations to report any long-term lease liability on the balance sheet.

In this webinar, learn the importance of the new two-lease model, financial reporting changes, impacts on covenants, and the timing and implementation of the new updates. In addition, hear how health care organizations are using leasing to fund growth. Case studies from Allegan General Hospital, Foothill Community Health Center and Blue Mountain Health System will be shared, including which leasing or financing options they used, and the benefits of each type of leasing or financing options.

What You Will Learn:

  • What the new standard is, why was it issued, and the new two-lease model
  • Changes to financial reporting and the impact on financial statements
  • Timing of implementation, effective dates and transition considerations
  • Other considerations with bank covenants, systems and processes
  • The importance of leasing and how health care organizations are using leasing to fund growth
  • How to:
    • Acquire new equipment without a significant impact to “days cash on hand” or leverage ratios
    • Restore cash to the books for purchases and pay over time
    • Match cash flows to anticipated revenue on growth and expansions


Our Signature Learning Series events are exclusively offered to hospital personnel. There is no charge to attend.

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Thought Leaders

Kelly Thompson, CPA
The Bonadio Group
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Kelly has been with The Bonadio Group since 2000. Her experience includes financial statement audits, technical quality control reviews, single audits, financial reporting, and other compliance and regulatory reporting for health and human service organizations. Kelly also heads up the firm’s continuing professional education function, which includes compliance monitoring, and planning and development of the firm’s training curriculum. A tenured presenter, Kelly received her BS degree in accounting from SUNY Geneseo, and she is a member of the American Institute of Certified Public Accountants and New York State Society of CPAs.

Lori Dennis
Certified Leasing & Finance Professional (CLFP)
First American
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Lori Dennis a Certified Leasing & Finance Professional (CLFP), is responsible for all business development for First American’s Healthcare division. She is active in the healthcare finance industry as a member of HFMA. Lori holds a Bachelor’s of Science degree from Cornell University. She joined First American in 1998 as a Project Manager and has since held senior leadership positions in both the Operations and Asset Management departments. Lori was the recipient of First American’s Chairman’s Award for excellence in character and leadership in 2002. Lori and her husband are both private pilots, own a hobby farm and reside in Shortsville, New York.

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