Labor Campaign For Single Payer
Fighting for Health Care for All in the Age of Trump

ACA Briefing Paper: Turning Chevys Into Cadillacs: The ACA Excise Tax and the Future of Healthcare Bargaining

Beginning in 2018, the so-called “Cadillac Tax”—a 40% excise tax on all health insurance plan costs in excess of certain limits–will take effect. This tax has the potential to turn every contract negotiation into a war zone. This briefing paper will help answer the following questions:

  • What is the excise tax?
  • Why do they call it a Cadillac Tax?
  • What is its impact?
  • What are the flawed assumptions underlying the tax?
  • What happens next?
  • Which way to healthcare justice?
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