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Statements of Position

1989

Life care communities -- United States -- Accounting

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Proposed Statement Of Position : Accounting And Reporting By Continuing-Care Retirement Communities For Fees And The Obligation To Provide Future Services And The Use Of Facilities, And The Use Of Facilities, And For Initial Direct Costs Of Acquiring Continuing-Care Contracts ;Accounting And Reporting By Continuing-Care Retirement Communities For Fees And The Obligation To Provide Future Services And The Use Of Facilities, And The Use Of Facilities, And For Initial Direct Costs Of Acquiring Continuing-Care Contracts; Exposure Draft (American Institute Of Certified Public Accountants), 1989, Jan. 9, American Institute Of Certified Public Accountants. Accounting Standards Division, American Institute Of Certified Public Accountants. Health Care Committee Jan 1989

Proposed Statement Of Position : Accounting And Reporting By Continuing-Care Retirement Communities For Fees And The Obligation To Provide Future Services And The Use Of Facilities, And The Use Of Facilities, And For Initial Direct Costs Of Acquiring Continuing-Care Contracts ;Accounting And Reporting By Continuing-Care Retirement Communities For Fees And The Obligation To Provide Future Services And The Use Of Facilities, And The Use Of Facilities, And For Initial Direct Costs Of Acquiring Continuing-Care Contracts; Exposure Draft (American Institute Of Certified Public Accountants), 1989, Jan. 9, American Institute Of Certified Public Accountants. Accounting Standards Division, American Institute Of Certified Public Accountants. Health Care Committee

Statements of Position

This proposed statement of position provides guidance to continuing-care retirement communities on applying generally accepted accounting principles in accounting and reporting for fees, the obligation to provide future services and the use of facilities to current residents, and for initial direct costs of acquiring continuing-care contracts. Briefly, the statement recommends that: 1. Refundable fees should be accounted for and reported as a liability and reclassified to nonrefundable deferred revenue when the obligation to refund fees is removed. The deferred revenue should be amortized to income over future periods based on the remaining estimated lives of the residents (paragraphs 22-23). 2 ...