(b) Rate and measure of tax. -- The tax imposed in subsection (a) of this section is five and one-half percent of the gross receipts derived by the taxpayer from furnishing nursing facility services in this state, other than services of intermediate care facilities for individuals with an intellectual disability. This rate shall be increased to five and ninety-five one hundredths percent of the gross receipts received or receivable by providers of nursing facility services after June 30, 2004, and shall again be decreased to five and one- half percent of the gross receipts received or receivable by providers of nursing services after October 31, 2007.
(c) Definitions. --
(1) "Gross receipts" means the amount received or receivable, whether in cash or in kind, from patients, third-party payors and others for nursing facility services furnished by the provider, including retroactive adjustments under reimbursement agreements with third-party payors, without any deduction for any expenses of any kind: Provided, That accrual basis providers are allowed to reduce gross receipts by their bad debts, to the extent the amount of those bad debts was previously included in gross receipts upon which the tax imposed by this section was paid.
(2) "Nursing facility services" means those services that are nursing facility services for purposes of Section 1903(w) of the Social Security Act.
(d) Effective date. -- The tax imposed by this section applies to gross receipts received or receivable by providers after May 31, 1993.
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