Stakeholders Urge Congress to Fully Repeal Cadillac Tax

ASAE joined a diverse group of employers and other stakeholders in a letter this week urging Senate leaders to fully repeal the “Cadillac tax” on high-cost employer-provided health insurance that was supposed to help pay for the Affordable Care Act. Delayed repeatedly by Congress, the tax would impose a 40 percent excise tax beginning in… Read more »

Premiums for Obamacare Plans to Drop 4 Percent

Premiums for the most popular plans sold through the Affordable Care Act insurance marketplaces will drop by 4 percent on average next year, the Trump administration announced this week. The 4-percent price decline marks the second time that average monthly premiums have dropped from year to year since HealthCare.gov launched in 2014. Open enrollment for… Read more »

Senate Won’t Act on Cadillac Tax Before Recess

The Senate has started the process for bringing directly to the floor the House bill to repeal Obamacare’s “Cadillac tax” but the vote won’t happen until after the August recess, according to POLITICO sources. The House last week easily passed legislation to repeal the tax on high-cost employer-provided health insurance that was supposed to help… Read more »

House Votes to Repeal Cadillac Tax

The House on Wednesday easily passed legislation to repeal the “Cadillac tax” on high-cost employer-provided health insurance that was supposed to help pay for the Affordable Care Act. The 419-6 vote confirms that the Cadillac tax is deeply unpopular with both Republicans and Democrats despite having never taken effect. Delayed repeatedly by Congress, the tax… Read more »