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 »

House May Vote to Repeal Cadillac Tax

The House may schedule a vote soon to repeal the so-called Cadillac tax on high-cost employer-sponsored health plans that was part of the Affordable Care Act (ACA). More than two-thirds of the House has signed on to a repeal bill (H.R. 748), and its lead sponsor, Rep. Joe Courtney (D-CT), has filed a motion to… Read more »

Coalition Applauds Introduction of Pro-AHP Legislation

Legislation was introduced last week in both the House and Senate to ensure small businesses and self-employed individuals continue to have access to association health plans (AHPs) under the Department of Labor’s AHP rule issued last year. Sens. Mike Enzi (R-WY) and Lamar Alexander (R-TN) introduced a bill to prevent thousands of people from losing… Read more »