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2007 Senate Bill 204: Establish priority of Medicaid estate recovery program claims

Public Act 73 of 2007

Introduced by Sen. Michael Switalski (D) on February 15, 2007
To make eligible and give priority to claims from a proposed Medicaid estate recovery program upon the estate of deceased person who had more debts than assets. Medicaid estate recovery is a program in which the cost of services provided to Medicaid recipients (most often nursing home or long-term care services) may be recovered from the person’s estate after death. See Senate Bill 374.   Official Text and Analysis.
Referred to the Senate Appropriations Committee on February 15, 2007
Reported in the Senate on April 4, 2007
With the recommendation that the substitute (S-1) be adopted and that the bill then pass.
Substitute offered in the Senate on September 20, 2007
To replace the previous version of the bill with one that revises details but does not change the substance of the bill as previously described.
The substitute passed by voice vote in the Senate on September 20, 2007
Received in the House on September 20, 2007
Referred to the House Appropriations Committee on September 20, 2007
Signed by Gov. Jennifer Granholm on September 30, 2007