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Walorski Pushes for New Repeal of Medical Device Tax; Ways and Means Committee Focuses on Obamacare Tax Relief

Congresswoman Jackie Walorski (IN-02) has brought forth legislation to suspend the medical device tax for five years. She joined Rep. Erik Paulsen (R-MN) in co-authoring the bill, H.R. 4617, which would delay the implementation of the 2.3% tax that was originally created through the Affordable Care Act. In 2017, Congress delayed the tax for two years, but without intervention [...]

2017-12-20T12:16:39+00:00 December 20th, 2017|

Former White House Chief of Staff Reince Priebus Set to Headline Chamber’s Legislative Dinner Feb. 13

(INDIANAPOLIS) — Reince Priebus believes the Republican Party could be in for a rough midterm election if leaders don’t follow through on two key campaign promises. Of health care and tax reform: “If you’re selling something continuously that you’re going to get it done, you’ve got to get it done. You can’t misrepresent,” says the former White House chief of [...]

2017-12-20T12:35:16+00:00 December 13th, 2017|

Federal – Taxation: Health Insurance Tax Back in Play, Effective Jan. 1 Unless Congress Acts

The fate of Obamacare’s health insurance tax (HIT) is currently being decided in negotiations over a year-end bill. Also in the mix is a two-year delay of Obamacare’s medical device tax, loosening the restrictions on health savings accounts and delay of the Cadillac tax – all Indiana Chamber-supported efforts. HIT implementation has consistently been delayed. But Congress is cutting [...]

2017-12-08T14:14:22+00:00 December 8th, 2017|

Donnelly Co-Sponsor of Chamber Policy Priority – Delaying Health Insurance Tax

Great news on a long-term policy priority for the Indiana Chamber! Introduced this week: A bill to delay the implementation of the Affordable Care Act’s Health Insurance Tax (HIT) until 2020 and to make the fees tax-deductible. As things currently stand, the tax would come into effect in early 2018 and bring with it increased health care costs. Senator [...]

2017-10-20T13:30:48+00:00 October 20th, 2017|

Senate Health Care Reform – Act III

A bipartisan agreement has been reached in the Senate to help stabilize health care markets – from Senate Health, Education, Labor and Pensions Committee Chairman Sen. Lamar Alexander (R-TN) and ranking member Sen. Patty Murray (D-WA). Among other things, the Alexander-Murray agreement would: fund cost-sharing reduction payments, which help lower consumers’ deductibles and co-pays, for two years; broaden the [...]

2017-10-20T13:28:42+00:00 October 20th, 2017|

Trump Makes Own Moves on Health Care – What They Mean

President Donald Trump signed an executive order Thursday in what was called the first steps in reforming the U.S. health care system. The executive order has three major directives. First, it directs the Secretary of Labor to consider expanding access to association health plans (AHPs). Second, it directs the Departments of the Treasury, Labor and Health and Human Services [...]

2017-10-13T11:10:47+00:00 October 13th, 2017|