Economists Doubtful of Cadillac Tax Repeal

Congress is unlikely to repeal the so-called “Cadillac tax” on high-cost health insurance plans next year, according to economists who spoke with Bloomberg BNA this week. While there is widespread support for repealing the tax, there are questions about how to replace the estimated $91 billion it’s estimated to raise, and since lawmakers have already… Read more »

Democratic Party Platform Seeks Cadillac Tax Repeal

Democrats are calling for a repeal of the Affordable Care Act’s Cadillac tax on employer-provided health plans, according to the party platform released in advance of the Democratic National Convention this week. While still supportive of the ACA overall, Democrats led by presidential candidate Hillary Clinton have more recently realized that the proposed 40 percent… Read more »