Former nursing home owner charged in $6 million employment tax scheme
Feb 16, 2023
A former nursing home owner has been indicted on charges that he willfully failed to pay more than $6 million in taxes that were withheld from employees’ paychecks.
Provider association: Clarification on SNF tax benefits ‘off to good start’
Apr 25, 2018
The nation’s largest skilled nursing association has asked for clarification on new federal tax policy, hoping the Office of Management and Budget will exclude for-profit skilled nursing providers...
Medicare providers could face up to 100% late tax penalties
Mar 25, 2015
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...
IRS issues guidance on employer mandate
Sep 08, 2013
The Internal Revenue Service handed down instructions for following the Affordable Care Act’s employer mandate Thursday, and encouraged insurers and employers to start following draft rules in 2014...
Groups blast IRS device tax rules
Dec 19, 2012
The Internal Revenue Service recently spelled out how a 2.3% excise tax on medical devices will be carried out. But manufacturers and other organizations likely to be affected by the new rule want to delay...
Judge orders former nursing home executive to repay $14 million
Dec 07, 2012
A well-known former nursing executive must repay the federal government $13.8 million for fraudulent business practices. U.S. District Court Judge Mary M. Lisi handed down the ruling for the misuse of...
Former nursing home operator sentenced to 20 years in prison for healthcare fraud
Aug 14, 2012
A first: a former Georgia nursing home operator will spend 20 years in prison on charges of healthcare fraud and tax evasion under providing “worthless services,” federal officials said Monday.
Medicaid providers with unpaid taxes should be barred from federal reimbursement, lawmakers say
Aug 03, 2012
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.
IRS should supply workers with electronic means of reporting healthcare data, payroll professional says
Apr 02, 2012
A government-mandated request for additional healthcare data may result in the Internal Revenue Service requiring another form beyond a W-2 for employees, a payroll expert said last week.
IRS defers employer health plan reporting requirement for 2011
Oct 14, 2010
Reporting the cost of employer-sponsored healthcare plans on the W-2 form will be optional in 2011, the Internal Revenue Service said Tuesday.