health insurance tax

Legislation Reducing Health Insurance Claims (HICA) Tax Goes to Governor

The Michigan House has passed legislation to reduce the rate charged to purchasers of health insurance, including job providers, under the Health Insurance Claims Assessment (HICA) Act.

Michigan Senate Passes Legislation Reducing Health Insurance Claims Tax

The Michigan Senate has passed legislation to reduce the rate charged to purchasers of health insurance, including job providers, under the Health Insurance Claims Assessment (HICA) Act.

Action Alert! Senate to Try Again to Increase HICA Tax; Make Your Opposition Known Today!

In late 2012, we alerted you to the fact that state lawmakers were trying to dramatically increase the Health Insurance Claims Tax (“HICA Tax”) on Michigan job providers in order to balance the state’s budget. Although we were successful in defeating the lame duck proposal, a new bill was reintroduced earlier today (Tuesday, April 30th) and it appears the Senate Appropriations Committee is on the verge of beginning a new round of action on this ill-conceived proposal.

HICA Tax "Doomed" in Lame Duck; Lawmakers to Try Again in 2013

Friday, Nov. 30, 2012 - Earlier this week, we alerted you to the fact that lawmakers were planning to consider a bill to dramatically increase the Health Insurance Claims Tax (otherwise known as "HICA") on Michigan job providers. Thanks to your efforts, we were successful in our efforts to halt this job-killing tax - for now.

Michigan Job Providers Oppose Eleventh Hour Health Claims Tax Increase

The Michigan Chamber of Commerce has joined forces with five other statewide business organizations to oppose efforts to increase health insurance costs for Michigan businesses and consumers by expanding the newly-enacted Health Insurance Claims (HICA) Tax.

ACTION ALERT! Urge Your State Senator to Oppose Health Insurance Claims Tax Increase Today!

Monday, Nov. 26th - In the next 24 hours, state lawmakers will be considering a bill to dramatically increase the Health Insurance Claims Tax (otherwise known as “HICA’) on Michigan job providers. We need your help in communicating your strong opposition to this eleventh-hour tax increase! Click here to view and send an Action Alert to your State Senator today!