Bill Sent To Committee
May 29, 2008
May 28, 2008(Key vote)
Title: Hospital Tax for Medicaid Funding
Vote Smart's Synopsis:
Vote to pass a bill that levies an assessment tax on non-Medicare inpatient days on Mississippi hospitals.
-Specifies that a $3.25 per bed assessment tax on Mississippi hospitals shall be levied if the hospital assessment tax on inpatient days is not approved by the appropriate entities or if it does not take effect for any other reason (Sec. 1).
-Requires nursing facilities, intermediate care facilities for the mentally retarded, and psychiatric residential treatment facilities to pay a per-bed tax (Sec. 1).