Introduced by Sen. Roger Kahn (R) on April 30, 2013 To give the Department of Treasury to power to increase a 1 percent health insurance claims tax intended to “game” the federal Medicaid system in ways that result in higher federal payments to Michigan’s medical welfare system, without any further authorization by the legislature. Official Text and Analysis.
Referred to the Senate Appropriations Committee on April 30, 2013
Reported in the Senate on May 16, 2013 With the recommendation that the substitute (S-1) be adopted and that the bill then pass.
Substitute offered in the Senate on May 16, 2013 To adopt a version of the bill that extends the sunset, not eliminate it, and which does not empower the Department of Treasury to raise the tax without further authorization.
The substitute passed by voice vote in the Senate on May 16, 2013