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Advocates Praise Repeal Of Health Care Taxes In Year-End Package

By Emily Martin
December 16, 2019 at 7:58 PM
Health stakeholders are praising Senate and House appropriators for permanently repealing the so-called Cadillac, health insurance and medical device taxes in the end-of-year spending package released Monday (Dec. 16), following years of lobbying to get rid of the industry taxes Congress had passed to offset the coverage expansion in the Affordable Care Act. The repeal of the taxes, which collectively costs more than $300 billion, are not offset in the bill. The agreement, which could move to the House floor...


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