IRS: Additional Requirements for Charitable Hospitals Proposed Rule
Federal Register, June 26, 2012, Page 38148-38169
Internal Revenue Service (IRS), Treasury
Notice of proposed rulemaking
This document contains proposed regulations that provide guidance regarding the requirements for charitable hospital organizations relating to financial assistance and emergency medical care policies, charges for certain care provided to individuals eligible for financial assistance, and billing and collections. The regulations reflect changes to the law made by the Patient Protection and Affordable Care Act of 2010. The regulations will affect charitable hospital organizations.
Comments and requests for a public hearing must be received by September 24, 2012
Send submissions to: CC:PA:LPD:PR (REG–130266–11), room 5203, Internal Revenue Service, P.O. Box 7604, Ben Franklin Station, Washington, DC 20044. Submissions may be hand-delivered Monday through Friday between the hours of 8 a.m. and 4 p.m. to CC:PA:LPD:PR (REG–130266–11), Courier’s Desk, Internal Revenue Service, 1111 Constitution Avenue NW., Washington, DC, or sent electronically via the Federal eRulemaking Portal at http://www.regulations.gov (IRS REG–130266–11)
Concerning the proposed regulations, Amber L. Mackenzie or Preston J. Quesenberry at (202) 622–6070; concerning submissions of comments and requests for a public hearing, Oluwafunmilayo Taylor at (202) 622–7180 (not toll-free numbers)