Business, education and labor union lobbyists may hold the keys to the Cadillac tax.

The Caddy tax remains one of the more controversial elements of the Patient Protection and Affordable Care Act. It requires employers that offer "rich" health plans to some or all employees to pay a tax on the "overage" as defined by the law.

In an article for Politico, author Brian Faler reports growing concerns among unions and employers about what the tax may cost them when it's triggered in 2018. Strong Obama supporters such as the National Education Association are calling for its repeal.

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