Financial Reporting Overview
Summary:Overview of the basic financial records of an agency.
HCSSA Topic(s) Addressed:
- §558.259[d]agency responsibilities
Program Description: In this program you will learn how to read financial statements,
the significant aspects and relationships of the balance sheet, the statement of income and accrual versus
cash basis accounting. Also included is a discussion on the bank account, accounts receivable, start up costs, liability accounts and revenue recognition.
Program Objectives: Upon completion of this program, the viewer will be able to:
- Discuss the significance of your financial statements
- Discuss how to read a financial statement and balance sheet
- Examine the statement of income and accrual versus cash basis accounting
- Define the basic business transactions recorded in your accounting system
About the Presenter: Presented by John Peterson, CPA, MBA, President, Peterson & Peterson, PC.
John Peterson is President of Peterson & Peterson, P.C. He is a Texas licensed Certified Public Accountant and has a Masters of Business Administration
degree from the University of Nebraska. He is a member of the Texas Society of Certified Public Accountants, the American Institute of Certified Public
Accountants and Beta Gamma Sigma, the national honorary business scholastic society.
John developed tax, accounting, cost reporting, audit representation and management services practice to small and medium sized businesses.
He also developed the health industry market niche including home health agencies, hospice agencies, comprehensive outpatient rehab facilities,
skilled nursing facilities and Texas Home & Community Based Services agencies. His firm’s current client list totals over 800 and covers businesses
throughout Texas, California, Georgia, Hawaii, Illinois, Kansas, Michigan, and New York. He has created and provided health industry workshops to
home health executives and made presentations to the health industry association conferences.
John also represents the State of Texas on the 16 State Coalition Group that meets regularly with Palmetto officials to discuss current health
industry practices and problems. He is a past member of the Board of Directors and Audit Committee of MetroCorps Bancshares, Inc., a publicly
traded bank holding company with banks in Texas and California.
- 1.0 Hr(s) HCSSA Administrator/Alternate
 Financial Reporting Overview