Mich. Benefit Tax OK Under ERISA, Insurers Tell 6th Circ.

Law360, Washington (February 1, 2013, 7:02 PM EST) -- The Michigan Association of Health Plans sided with the state on Wednesday and pushed the Sixth Circuit to uphold a heath benefit claims tax law, saying the state's Medicaid program stands to lose more than $1 billion if the federal Employee Retirement Income Security Act preempts the statute.

The association slammed the advocacy group Self-Insurance Institute of America Inc. in its amicus brief for attacking the Health Insurance Claims Assessment Act and the 1 percent tax it imposes on the amount insurers, health management organizations and...
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