ADA, coalition support tax reform for the Indian Health Service

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The American Dental Association and American Indians/Alaska Native Health Partners are urging legislators to support legislation to improve tax ...

Washington — The American Dental Association and American Indians/Alaska Native Health Partners are urging legislators to support legislation to improve tax provisions for providers who receive student loan repayments and scholarships from the Indian Health Service.

S 2871, the Indian Health Service Health Professions Tax Fairness Act of 2019, was introduced by Sens. Lisa Murkowski, R-Alaska, and Mark Udall, D-Colo. It would amend the tax code to allow health care professionals who receive student loan repayments and scholarships from the Indian Health Service to enjoy the same tax-free status as providers who receive loan repayments from the National Health Service Corps.

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