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PPACA: IRS Wrestles with Coverage Reporting Rules

Rep. Louie Gohmert, R-Texas and Rep. Tom Price, R-Ga. with their copies of PPACA. (AP Photo/J. Scott Applewhite)
Rep. Louie Gohmert, R-Texas and Rep. Tom Price, R-Ga. with their copies of PPACA. (AP Photo/J. Scott Applewhite)

The Internal Revenue Service (IRS) has come out with a flurry of regulatory documents laying the groundwork for implementing the coverage reporting requirements of the Patient Protection and Affordable Care Act of 2010 (PPACA).

PPACA opponents are fighting the law in the courts and in Congress.

Under the proposed regulations, the IRS would, for example, be able to give program managers a taxpayer's filing status, the taxpayer's family size and the taxpayer's "modified adjusted gross income," or the adjusted gross income, if the modified adjusted gross income is not available.

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