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State extends, expands hospital bed tax
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California Gov. Jerry Brown has signed into law an extension of the hospital bed tax in California that helps to draw down hundreds of millions of dollars in matching funds each year from the Medicaid program, California HealthLine reported. The fee, which was extended for three years, also got expanded significantly. The prior version of the fee drew down $4.6 billion in matching funds over the past three years.