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Congress members target employer tax breaks for health care premiums
By Shelby Livingstone
From Business Insurance on Tuesday, June 14, 2016
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“Employer-sponsored coverage is coverage that works, and it's valued by employees, and so we would hope that members of Congress would keep that in mind,” said Steve Wojcik, vice president of public policy at the National Business Group on Health in Washington.

Scaling back or eliminating the tax exclusion would make health insurance more expensive for employers and employees, Mr. Wojcik said.

Whether the employers and employees could “absorb that added cost would vary based on the workforce conditions and the general market conditions in the industry,” Mr. Wojcik said. He added that more details are needed on the Sessions-Cassidy plan to determine what the effects would be.