Posts Tagged ‘Charles Boustany’

House Ways and Means Panel to Review IRS and Health Care Law

September 6, 2012

A House Ways and Means subcommittee will review next week the Internal Revenue Service’s role in the Affordable Care Act. House Ways and Means Oversight Subcommittee Chairman Charles Boustany, R-LA, said the Sept. 11 hearing would allow a closer examination of the tax agency’s place in the health care law’s implementation. (more…)

Congressman Urges Feds to Investigate Medicare Fraud in Houston

March 9, 2012

The Houston Chronicle reported today that the chairman of a powerful congressional oversight committee has called for investigations by three federal agencies into ongoing Medicare fraud in the Houston region in which home health care agencies have cheated taxpayers out of tens of millions of dollars.

U.S. Rep. Charles Boustany Jr., R-La., said repeated testimony before a House Ways and Means subcommittee in early 2011 documented concerns about Medicare billing and yet, “Nearly a year later, recent reports out of Texas suggest … providers continue to operate with impunity.” (more…)