2011 House Bill 5014

Senate Roll Call 675: Passed

To appropriate an extra $366.3 million for several items, including $9.8 million from a federal grant to create a state “Obamacare exchange” to administer federal “Patient Protection and Affordable Care Act” subsidies. Also included is $119 million that is nearly all federal money for incentive payments to health care providers and facilities to adopt state-approved electronic health care record systems. The bill also appropriates the money from a <A href="http://www.michiganvotes.org/2011-SB-348">new 1 percent tax</A> on health insurance claims designed to “game” the federal Medicaid system to get higher federal payments to Michigan’s medical welfare system, and additonal amounts for related items.

28 Yeas / 8 Nays
Republican (17 Yeas / 8 Nays)
Democrat (11 Yeas / 0 Nays)
Excused or Not Voting (2)