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LEVIN-MEDICARE BILL
(2007-05-02)
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- SENATOR CARL LEVIN IS INTRODUCING LEGISLATION
TO WITHHOLD PAYMENTS FOR DOCTORS WHO OWE FEDERAL TAXES BUT STILL
GET GOVERNMENT CHECKS FOR TREATING MEDICARE PATIENTS.
THE MICHIGAN DEMOCRAT IS CHAIRMAN OF THE PERMANENT SUBCOMMITTEE
ON INVESTIGATIONS.
A CONGRESSIONAL INVESTIGATION ESTIMATED THAT 21-THOUSAND HEALTH
CARE PROVIDERS OWED ONE-POINT-THREE (B) BILLION DOLLARS IN BACK
TAXES BUT STILL GOT MEDICARE PAYMENTS.
LEVIN IS SPONSORING THE BILL WITH MINNESOTA REPUBLICAN NORM
COLEMAN, THE SUBCOMMITTEE'S RANKING MEMBER.

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