GAO Reveals Specifics on Medicare Providers Who Understate or Fail to Pay Taxes

The Government Accountability Office (GAO) issued a report last week at a hearing before the U.S. Senate Committee on Homeland Security and Governmental Affairs Permanent Subcommittee on Investigations, which revealed the government has failed to collect more than $1 billion in taxes owed by physicians and others who continue to receive Medicare payments. Some of…