Congress to delay ACA Cadillac tax on pricey health plans until 2020

December 18, 2015

A decision by Congress to defer a new tax on expensive employer health plans would cost the government an estimated $9 billion and have a potent symbolic effect as the first major change that lawmakers have made to the Affordable Care Act since its passage.

The two-year postponement in what has been dubbed the “Cadillac tax,” because it applies to high-priced insurance, is the most significant of three changes to ACA taxes that are woven into a sprawling budget package on which the House and Senate are preparing to vote within the next few days.

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