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House Bill 1295

House Bill 1295

ARCHIVE (2009)

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Taxes on alcoholic beverages for health care. Increases the excise taxes on all alcoholic beverages. Establishes the health care fund. Requires the family and social services administration to use the money to make intergovernmental transfers for disproportionate share hospital care, hospital care for the indigent, and the hospital care for the indigent upper payment level program. Specifies that 25 percent of the new revenue must be used to make payments to physician providers participating in Medicaid. (The introduced version of this bill was prepared by the select joint commission on Medicaid oversight.)
Current Status:
In Committee - first House
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