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WASHINGTON, DC – This evening, the House overwhelmingly approved the Middle Class Health Benefits Tax Repeal Act (H.R. 748), bipartisan legislation introduced by Rep. Courtney that would repeal the looming 40% excise tax on certain employer-sponsored health insurance plans known as the “Cadillac Tax.” Rep.
The House plans to vote Wednesday on legislation that would roll back the so-called “Cadillac tax” under the 2010 health care law known as Obamacare.
The 40 percent surcharge tax applies to certain high-cost employer health care plans (hence the “Cadillac tax” nickname). It isn’t set to take effect until 2022, and Congress has twice delayed its implementation.
Thank you, Chairman Scott for convening today’s mark up and Chairwoman Adams for taking urgent action on this issue in the Workforce Protections Subcommittee early in the 116th Congress.
This is a momentous step in a years-long process to address the serious problem of violence against the caregivers, medical professionals, and social workers who are enduring frightening rates of violent attacks while they are healing, caring for, and consoling patients all across America.