The IRS and "your health care".

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Summary of "The IRS and "your health care"."

At most times, the IRS is one of America's least loved institutions, but this past month has been a particularly bad period for the agency.


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Name: Healthcare financial management : journal of the Healthcare Financial Management Association
ISSN: 0735-0732
Pages: 26-7


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