The Cadillac tax will not slow the growth of health care costs, but it will cost cash-strapped families, according to a new report from the American Health Policy Institute, a conservative think tank led by Tevi Troy, a former health official in the administration of President George W. Bush. 

AHPI is adding its voice to an already-loud chorus of opposition to the tax, which will be levied on health plans worth more than $10,200 for individuals or more than $27,500 for families. 

Most Republicans oppose the tax, along with many forces on the left, including labor unions, who fear the tax will lead to the end of generous employer-sponsored health benefits, and the two top Democratic presidential contenders, Hillary Clinton and Bernie Sanders. 

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