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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.

Dan Cook

Dan Cook is a journalist and communications consultant based in Portland, OR. During his journalism career he has been a reporter and editor for a variety of media companies, including American Lawyer Media, BusinessWeek, Newhouse Newspapers, Knight-Ridder, Time Inc., and Reuters. He specializes in health care and insurance related coverage for BenefitsPRO.

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