Taxes

Medicare providers could face up to 100% late tax penalties

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Praise for Congress for proposing a bill that would reset Medicare physician pay rates could be a little less hearty, after details emerged Tuesday that the measure would also include penalties as high as 100% for providers delinquent with income tax payments.

Nursing home owner facing $3 million Medicaid bill gets jail time for financial misdeed

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A former nursing home owner who faces criminal charges and allegedly owes millions to Medicaid has been sentenced to 90 days in jail, Iowa officials announced Wednesday.

Medicaid providers with unpaid taxes should be barred from federal reimbursement, lawmakers say

Medicaid providers with unpaid taxes should be barred from federal reimbursement, lawmakers say

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The federal government should bar healthcare providers with large amounts of unpaid taxes from receiving Medicaid funds, incensed lawmakers said Thursday following the release of a government report.