Stakeholders Point To Cadillac Tax Repeal As Way To Lower Costs

March 08, 2019
A coalition of business groups and other stakeholders tell Senate health committee Chair Lamar Alexander (R-TN) and ranking Democrat Patty Murray (WA) that repealing the Affordable Care Act’s 40 percent tax on high-cost plans would be a critical first step in improving the health system, and also urge the lawmakers to reject any attempt to tax employer-sponsored coverage. The group, the Alliance to Fight the 40, has long been working to strike the “Cadillac tax,” and this week praised the...

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