Bed Tax

Court: Nursing home must pay bed tax, even if it receives no benefit

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The Illinois Supreme Court unanimously ruled that a nursing home must pay a bed tax even if it does not receive a benefit.

'Bed tax' reform threat looms

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Nursing homes could be hurt if the federal government lowers the Medicaid provider tax safe harbor threshold to reduce the national deficit, according to a January report from the Congressional Research Service.

National organizations defend 'bed taxes' in letters to White House, Congress

National organizations defend 'bed taxes' in letters to White House, Congress

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A group of 20 national healthcare organizations supporting current allowable "bed tax" levels, have asked the ceiling not be changed as part of current federal budget talks in a letter sent Tuesday to President Obama and the leaders of Congress.