LANSING, MI (AP)-- Michigan's tax on health insurance would continue into 2020 under legislation approved by the state Legislature.
The Republican-controlled Senate and House voted Wednesday to extend the health insurance claims assessment, which helps pay for Medicaid for low-income residents. The tax goes away in two years if the bill isn't enacted.
The Michigan Chamber of Commerce has called it a "giant tax hike," but Gov. Rick Snyder is expected to sign the legislation.