Grassley Asks Treasury To Answer AHA Over Hospital Taxes

Law360, New York (July 11, 2012, 7:35 PM EDT) -- U.S. Sen. Chuck Grassley, R-Iowa, on Tuesday asked the U.S. Department of the Treasury to respond to the American Hospital Association’s complaints that its input was ignored in the crafting of new regulations on tax-exempt hospitals, potentially adding a new chapter to the lawmaker’s simmering feud with the organization.

The letter to Treasury Secretary Timothy Geithner alludes to unspecified “recent public statements” in which the AHA, according to Grassley, claimed that regulators were not responsive to its concerns about pending rules related to debt collection and...
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