A major employer group has one request for the Internal Revenue Service: For the agency to do something about a health law provision that could wallop employees with high-cost health benefits.

Joe Trauger, vice president for human resources policy at the National Association of Manufacturers, asked the IRS for help with the Patient Protection and Affordable Care Act "Cadillac plan" excise tax provision in a comment letter. NAM sent the letter in response to an IRS call for suggestionsabout tax-law guidance jobs it should put on its to-do list.

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Allison Bell

Allison Bell, ThinkAdvisor's insurance editor, previously was LifeHealthPro's health insurance editor. She has a bachelor's degree in economics from Washington University in St. Louis and a master's degree in journalism from the Medill School of Journalism at Northwestern University. She can be reached at [email protected] or on Twitter at @Think_Allison.