Watchdog Calls For IRS To Step Up ACA Implementation

Law360, New York (April 26, 2013, 2:50 PM EDT) -- The Internal Revenue Service has made significant progress in implementing the Affordable Care Act's so-called individual and employer mandates, but could make better use of health insurance data being provided by employers to ensure compliance with the law, an IRS watchdog said Thursday.

According to the U.S. Treasury Inspector General for Tax Administration, the IRS is working diligently toward implementing ACA programs for administering tax credits, fees on health insurers and minimum essential coverage provisions — more commonly known as the individual and employer mandates —...
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