TITLE

IRS grants reprieve: Hospitals push for guidance on disclosures

AUTHOR(S)
Evans, Melanie
PUB. DATE
June 2011
SOURCE
Modern Healthcare;6/20/2011, Vol. 41 Issue 25, p14
SOURCE TYPE
Trade Publication
DOC. TYPE
Article
ABSTRACT
The article discusses the extension granted by the U.S. Internal Revenue Service (IRS) to tax-exempt hospitals due to the changes on the billing and collection requirements that were added to yearly tax forms by the Patient Protection and Affordable Care Act. It cites that the industry officials welcome delay but pushed for guidance for disclosure reporting. Also, it mentioned that the guidance is now being developed and invited additional comment for ways to improve the clarity of the information that they are collecting.
ACCESSION #
61838315

 

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