Tag: Health Insurance Tax

Taking Steps to Make Coverage Affordable

There are two things Congress can do now to support affordability in health care coverage: allow states to maintain their current small-group market and repeal the health insurance tax. Continue reading

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Hill Briefing Examines the Truth About Premiums

Influential factors that go into premiums took center stage this afternoon at a Capitol Hill briefing hosted by centrist think tank Third Way. The panelists all emphasized the fact that proposed premiums vary greatly; and therefore, it’s crucial to consider the full picture when looking at changes in premiums. Continue reading

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The Effort to #RepealtheHIT Makes Waves on Social Media

Nationwide, efforts to repeal the burdensome health insurance tax are growing stronger than ever. Continue reading

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What They Are Saying: Repeal of the HIT continues to garner support

Across the country, members of Congress are joining business leaders and small business owners in expressing concern about the health insurance tax and its massive impact. See what’s being said. Continue reading

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What They Are Saying: Repeal the HIT

Efforts to repeal the health insurance tax hit an important milestone today. Bipartisan HIT repeal legislation spearheaded by Reps. Charles Boustany (LA) and Kyrsten Sinema (AZ) now has 218 cosponsors. Reaching the number needed for House passage shows the growing support in Congress to protect the small business community and consumers from increased health care costs due to this onerous tax. Continue reading

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Cost Drivers Undermine Affordable Care

Health care costs are on the rise – and we know why. Three major factors continuously undermine affordable care: soaring prescription drug prices, provider consolidation and the health insurance tax (HIT). Continue reading

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The HIT makes tax time worse

The health insurance tax is estimated to add more than $170 to the cost of coverage for an individual purchasing insurance on his own. That more than cancels out the average $125 middle-class Americans put away for retirement each month. Continue reading

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The Health Insurance Tax and its Massive Impact

The Affordable Care Act (ACA) enacted a number of new taxes, but one hits the small business community harder than others: the health insurance tax (HIT). Continue reading

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Bipartisan Support Grows for Repealing the ACA’s Burdensome Health Insurance Tax

There is growing recognition among a bipartisan group of members of Congress as well as business leaders that the health insurance tax hurts consumers and should be repealed. Continue reading

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What They Are Saying About The HIT

The Health Insurance Tax (HIT) is expected to reach $145 billion over the next 10 years and evidence shows this tax will largely impact consumers in the form of higher premiums and higher costs for employers and families. Continue reading

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