SUMMARY OF SIGNIFICANT ACCOUNTING POLICIES
|12 Months Ended|
Dec. 31, 2019
|SUMMARY OF SIGNIFICANT ACCOUNTING POLICIES|
|Note 3 - SUMMARY OF SIGNIFICANT ACCOUNTING POLICIES||
Basis of Accounting
The accompanying financial statements have been prepared on the accrual basis of accounting in accordance with accounting principles generally accepted in the United States (“GAAP”). Significant accounting principles followed by the Company and the methods of applying those principles, which materially affect the determination of financial position, results of operations and cash flows are summarized below.
Cash and Cash Equivalents
The Company classifies highly liquid temporary investments with an original maturity of three months or less when purchased as cash equivalents. The Company maintains cash balances at various financial institutions. Balances at United States banks are insured by the Federal Deposit Insurance Corporation up to $250,000. The Company has not experienced any losses in such accounts and believes it is not exposed to any significant risk for cash on deposit.
Accounts Receivable and Allowance for Doubtful Accounts
Accounts receivable are customer obligations due under normal trade terms. We maintain an allowance for doubtful accounts for estimated losses resulting from the potential inability of certain customers to make required future payments on amounts due us. Management determines the adequacy of this allowance by periodically evaluating the aging and past due nature of individual customer accounts receivable balances and considering the customer’s current financial situation as well as the existing industry economic conditions and other relevant factors that would be useful in assessing the risk of collectability. If the future financial condition of our customers were to deteriorate, resulting in their inability to make specific required payments, additions to the allowance for doubtful accounts may be required. In addition, if the financial condition of our customers improves and collections of amounts outstanding commence or are reasonably assured, then we may reverse previously established allowances for doubtful accounts. The Company has estimated and recorded an allowance for doubtful accounts of $17,000 and $12,000 as of December 31, 2019 and 2018, respectively.
Property, Equipment and Depreciation
Property, equipment, and leasehold improvements are recorded at their historical cost. Depreciation and amortization have been determined using the straight line method over the estimated useful lives of the assets which are computers and office equipment (3 years) and for office furniture and fixtures (7 years). The cost of repairs and maintenance is charged to operations in the period incurred.
Software Development Costs and Acquired Software
The Company accounts for software development costs, including costs to develop software products or the software component of products to be sold to external users. In accordance with ASC 985-730, Computer Software Research and Development, research and planning phase costs are expensed as incurred and development phase costs including direct materials and services, payroll and benefits and interest costs are capitalized.
We have determined that technological feasibility for our products to be marketed to external users was reached before the release of those products. As a result, the development costs and related acquisition costs after the establishment of technological feasibility were capitalized as incurred. Capitalized costs for software to be sold to external users and software acquired in a business combination are amortized based on current and projected future revenue for each product with an annual minimum equal to the straight line amortization over three years.
Impairment of Long Lived Assets
Long lived assets are reviewed for impairment whenever events or changes in circumstances indicate that the carrying amount of an asset may not be recoverable. Recoverability of assets to be held and used is measured by a comparison of the carrying amount of an asset to estimated undiscounted future cash flows expected to be generated by the asset. If the carrying amount of an asset exceeds its estimated future cash flows, an impairment charge is recognized by the amount that the carrying amount of the asset exceeds the fair value of the asset.
Goodwill is comprised of the purchase price of business acquisitions in excess of the fair value of the net assets acquired. Goodwill is reviewed for impairment annually or when events or circumstances indicate that the carrying value of the reporting unit may exceed its fair value. If the carrying value of a reporting unit exceeds the fair value, an impairment loss will be recognized. The Company did not recognize any impairment charges for each of the years ended December 31, 2019 and 2018.
We have 3 primary sources of revenue as of December 31, 2019:
1. Electronic Health Records (EHR/Practice Management) software
2. Encrypted and HIPAA Compliant Secure email
3. ICD Coding Software
1) Revenue from EHR software licensing arrangements include private cloud hosting services provided to clients that have purchased a perpetual or specific term license to our EHR software solution and who have contracted with us to host the software. These arrangements provide the client with a contractual right to take possession of the software at any time during the private cloud hosting period without significant penalty and it is feasible for the client to either use the software on its own equipment or to contract with an unrelated third party to host the software. Private cloud hosting services are not deemed to be essential to the functionality of the software. The Company recognizes revenue from the sale or licensing of its EHR software at the time the customer has access to use the software, with deferral of revenues associated with the cloud hosting and post contract support performance objectives, allocated based on relative fair values.
The Company defers revenue from the sale of its EHR software products associated with cloud hosting and post contract support performance objectives over the term of the license agreement. Cloud hosting performance objective revenues are deferred based on forecasted cloud storage costs, encrypted secure email performance revenues are deferred based on the forecasted sales price of those services to other customers of the Company and customer support performance revenues are deferred based on forecasted customer support costs based on Company experience.
2) Encrypted HIPAA compliant secure email services are provided on an annual subscription basis using the software as a service (SaaS) model with revenues recognized ratably over the contract term.
3) ICD Coding Software provides the 10th revision of the International Statistical Classification of Diseases and Related Health Problems (ICD), a medical classification list by the World Health Organization (WHO). It contains codes for diseases, signs and symptoms, abnormal findings, complaints, social circumstances, and external causes of injury or diseases. ICD coding services are provided on a subscription basis using the software as a service (SaaS) model with revenues recognized ratably over the contract term. The length of the contract period varies from monthly to multiyear.
On January 3, 2020, the Company purchased the assets of Computer Plumber, LLC, doing business as TrinIT (TrinIT), an IT service company located in the Charlotte, North Carolina area to complement our technology line up. TrinIT generates revenue primarily from their: 1) monthly recurring Managed Service Provider (MSP) model, 2) periodic sale and installation of IT related hardware, and 3) ad hoc customer IT projects. The MSP model revenue is recognized monthly on a recurring basis while the revenue relating to IT hardware and ad hoc customer IT projects is recognized when the services are performed. (See Note 13).
Advertising costs are reported in general and administrative expenses and include advertising, marketing and promotional programs and are charged as expenses in the year in which incurred. Advertising costs were $34,000 and $47,000 for the years ended December 31, 2019 and 2018, respectively.
Accounting for Derivative Instruments
The Company accounts for derivative instruments in accordance with ASC 815, which requires additional disclosures about the Company’s objectives and strategies for using derivative instruments, how the derivative instruments and related hedged items are accounted for, and how the derivative instruments and related hedging items affect the financial statements.
The Company does not use derivative instruments to hedge exposures to cash flow, market or foreign currency risk. Terms of convertible debt and preferred stock instruments are reviewed to determine whether or not they contain embedded derivative instruments that are required under ASC 815 to be accounted for separately from the host contract and recorded on the balance sheet at fair value. The fair value of derivative liabilities, if any, is required to be revalued at each reporting date, with corresponding changes in fair value recorded in current period operating results.
Freestanding warrants issued by the Company in connection with the issuance or sale of debt and equity instruments are considered to be derivative instruments. Pursuant to ASC 815, an evaluation of specifically identified conditions is made to determine whether the fair value of warrants issued is required to be classified as equity or as a derivative liability.
The Company follows the asset and liability approach to accounting for income taxes. Under this method, deferred tax assets and liabilities are measured based on differences between the financial reporting and tax bases of assets and liabilities measured using enacted tax rates and laws that are expected to be in effect when differences are expected to reverse. Valuation allowances are established when it is necessary to reduce deferred income tax assets to the amount, if any, expected to be realized in future years.
ASC 740, Accounting for Income taxes (“ASC 740”), requires that deferred tax assets be evaluated for future realization and reduced by a valuation allowance to the extent we believe a portion more likely than not will not be realized. We consider many factors when assessing the likelihood of future realization of our deferred tax assets, including our recent cumulative loss experience and expectations of future taxable income by taxing jurisdictions, the carry forwarding periods available to us for tax reporting purposes and other relevant factors.
The Company has not recognized a liability for uncertain tax positions. A reconciliation of the beginning and ending amount of unrecognized tax benefits or penalties has not been provided since there has been no unrecognized benefit or penalty. If there were an unrecognized tax benefit or penalty, the Company would recognize interest accrued related to unrecognized tax benefits in interest expense and penalties in operating expenses. The Company files U.S. Federal income tax returns and various returns in state jurisdictions. The Company's open tax years subject to examination by the Internal Revenue Service and the state Departments of Revenue generally remain open for three years from the date of filing.
Use of Estimates
The preparation of financial statements in conformity with GAAP requires management to make estimates and assumptions that affect the reported amounts of assets, liabilities and disclosures of contingent assets and liabilities at the date of the financial statements and to the reported amounts of revenue and expenses during the reporting periods. Actual results could differ from those estimates.
Net Loss Per Share
Basic net loss per share is computed by dividing net loss by the weighted average number of shares of Common Stock outstanding for the period. Diluted net loss per share reflects the potential dilution of securities by adding other Common Stock equivalents, including stock options, shares issuable on exercise of warrants, convertible preferred stock and convertible notes in the weighted average number of common shares outstanding for a period, if dilutive. Common stock equivalents that are anti-dilutive were excluded from the computation of diluted earnings per share which consisted of all outstanding common stock options and warrants.
The Company uses the fair value method to account for the granting of options to purchase shares of its stock whereby all awards are recorded at fair value on the date of the grant. Share based awards with a performance condition are measured based on the probable outcome of that performance condition during the requisite service period. Such an award with a performance condition is accrued if it is probable that a performance condition will be achieved. Compensation costs for stock-based payments that do not include performance conditions are recognized on a straight-line basis. The fair value of all share purchase options is expensed over their requisite service period with a corresponding increase to additional capital surplus. Upon exercise of share purchase options, the consideration paid by the option holder, together with the amount previously recognized in additional capital surplus, is recorded as an increase to share capital.
The Company estimates the fair value of each option award on the date of grant using a Black-Scholes option pricing model that uses the assumptions noted in the table below. The Company estimates the fair value of its common stock using the closing stock price of its common stock on the option grant date. The Company estimates the volatility of its common stock at the date of grant based on its historical stock prices. The Company determines the expected life based on the “simplified” method as allowed by SAB 107. The Company uses the risk-free interest rate on the implied yield currently available on U.S. Treasury issues with an equivalent remaining term approximately equal to the expected life of the award. The Company has never paid any cash dividends on its common stock and does not anticipate paying any cash dividends in the foreseeable future. The fair value of shares of restricted stock issued are determined by the Company based on the estimated fair value of the Company’s common stock.
The Company issued options to purchase 135,000 shares of common stock to certain employees of the Company during the year ended December 31, 2019 and options to purchase 1,300,000 shares of common stock during the year ended December 31, 2018. The Company used the following assumptions for options granted during the years ended December 31, 2019 and 2018:
Recently Issued Accounting Pronouncements
In February 2016, the FASB issued ASU 2016-02, Leases (Topic 842), which requires a lessee, in most leases, to initially recognize a lease liability for the obligation to make lease payments and a right-of-use asset for the right to use the underlying asset for the lease term. The guidance is effective for fiscal years beginning after December 15, 2018, and interim periods within those years. The guidance requires adoption using a modified retrospective transition approach with either 1) periods prior to the adoption date being recast or 2) a cumulative-effect adjustment recognized to the opening balance of retained earnings on the adoption date with prior periods not recast. The Company adopted this standard on January 1, 2019 using the cumulative-effect adjustment method and elected certain practical expedients allowed under the standard. As a result of the adoption, the Company increased assets and liabilities by approximately $112,000 and $125,000, respectively, and decreased retained earnings on January 1, 2019 by $13,000.
The Company does not believe that any other issued, but not yet effective accounting standards, if currently adopted, will have a material effect on the Company’s consolidated financial position, results of operations and cash flows.
The entire disclosure for all significant accounting policies of the reporting entity.
Reference 1: http://fasb.org/us-gaap/role/ref/legacyRef