2007 House Bill 4185

House Roll Call 92: Passed

To extend until 2011 the 2007 sunset on “Michigan Medicaid Quality Assurance Assessment” (MMQAA) bed tax on nursing homes and hospitals, and retain $66.4 million of the tax revenue to the state general fund to cover Medicaid expenditures in hospitals in Fiscal Year 2006-07 and FY 2007-08. This is up from $39.9 million retained by the state the previous year. The MMQAA is a bed tax or fee on health care providers that is used to generate more federal Medicaid matching funds, resulting in a net gain for some but not all of the providers. This bill relates to how much of the money is take by the state and how much goes to the providers.

59 Yeas / 48 Nays
Democrat (58 Yeas / 0 Nays)
Republican (1 Yea / 48 Nays)
Excused or Not Voting (3)