Article 7.

Hospital Provider Assessment Act.

108A-120. Short title and purpose.

This Article shall be known as the "Hospital Provider Assessment Act." The assessments imposed by this Article are to provide revenue to improve funding for payments for hospital services provided to Medicaid and uninsured patients. All assessment proceeds and corresponding matching federal funds must be used to make the payments required under G.S. 108A-124. This Article does not authorize a political subdivision of the State to license a hospital for revenue or impose a tax or assessment on a hospital. (2011-11, s. 1.)