IRS grants reprieve: Hospitals push for guidance on disclosures

Evans, Melanie
June 2011
Modern Healthcare;6/20/2011, Vol. 41 Issue 25, p14
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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.


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