|By Kathleen Gray, Detroit Free Press|
|McClatchy-Tribune Information Services|
The bill was the exact same one passed by the
The transformation gives BCBS the same status as other insurance companies in the state.
"They ultimately will be responsible for paying taxes to the state and local governments equal to about
The bill now moves to the state House for consideration.
"The legislation passed today reflects a significant investment of time and effort by the entire Legislature,"
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