Michigan Health Insurance Claims Assessment (MI HICA) discontinuance update

Due to the October 1, 2018 repeal date of MI HICA, the Michigan Department of Treasury has announced that the MI HICA tax will not be assessed on claims paid after October 1, 2018. However, the MI HICA continues to apply to claims incurred and paid prior to October 1, 2018. It is also important to note that the new Michigan Insurance Provider Assessment Act (MI IPAA) tax does not apply to self-funded customers.

As a reminder to ASO customers, UnitedHealthcare experienced some delays in administering the billing of the MI HICA for claims paid between June and September 2018. Billing resumed in October 2018 for that time period, and was completed in January 2019. ASO customers should not see additional charges related to the MI HICA, pending further revisions related to the annual filing due on February 28, 2019.

For more information, please contact your broker.