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Collins Backs Tax Bill After Her Amendment To Reduce Medical Expense Deduction Threshold Included

December 01, 2017
Sen. Susan Collins (R-ME) agreed to back the Senate GOP tax bill, which includes a repeal of the ACA's individual mandate, late Friday (Dec. 1) after leadership agreed to include her amendment to reduce the threshold for deducting medical expenses back to pre-Affordable Care Act levels. In contrast, the House GOP version of the tax bill eliminates the medical expense deduction . The Senate amendment to reduce the threshold for deducting medical expenses is one of three Collins-supported measures that...


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