TITLE

MEDICAID: Thousands of Medicaid Providers Abuse the Federal Tax System

AUTHOR(S)
Kutz, Gregory D.
PUB. DATE
November 2007
SOURCE
GAO Reports;11/14/2007, preceding pi
SOURCE TYPE
Government Document
DOC. TYPE
Article
ABSTRACT
The article discusses the study conducted by the U.S. Government Accountability Office, which determines Medicaid providers have unpaid federal taxes, identify examples of providers that have engaged in abusive or criminal activities and determine whether the Centers for Medicare & Medicaid Services and the states prevent health care providers with tax problems. GAO analyzed tax data from the Internal Revenue Service and Medicaid data from 7 selected states.
ACCESSION #
27825316

 

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