Threat of Health Care ‘Cadillac Tax’ Set to Vanish
Congress, White House include a repeal of the excise tax in 2020 funding legislation that's expected to be signed into law by Friday.
House to Vote for Repeal of ACA’s ‘Cadillac Tax’
Despite strong bipartisan support for a repeal of the onerous excise tax on health benefits, its fate in the Senate remains unclear.
What Are the Top Health Benefits Priorities for 2020?
Mercer offers a comprehensive look at what health plan sponsors should be thinking about this contract season.
Companies Plead for New Pharma Supply Model
The long-entrenched system of drug-manufacturer rebates has not adapted to changes in health-plan designs and labor-market trends.
After Another Cadillac Tax Delay, Now What?
With the tax perhaps unlikely to ever take effect, should companies still factor it into their benefits planning and strategies?
Cadillac Tax, Proposed Delay Don’t Pass Smell Test
The government's deceit regarding the tax on rich health plans, and a possible delay in its effective date, aren't doing plan sponsors any favors.
A Majority of Companies Now Like the ACA
However, employers' disdain for several aspects of the law, and their wish for changes to it, remain intact.
Senate Health Bill Wins Corporate Favor
While millions would become uninsured if the bill became law, group health plans would mostly benefit, observers say.
Don’t Count on ACA Repeal Anytime Soon
Republicans may not be able to quickly dismantle President Obama's signature health-care law.
ACA Is a Drain on Corporate Coffers
If the Affordable Care Act is fully repealed, employers will surely benefit, says an attorney who helped create it nine years ago.
Modify, Not Replace, the ACA: Corporate Health Leader
Save the good and revise the bad, says Brian Marcotte of the National Business Group on Health