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Republican lawmakers support at least one health plan tax
Modern Healthcare

Republicans in Congress don’t usually fight tax roll backs, especially if the tax was part of President Barack Obama’s healthcare reform law.

But GOP senators balked when Democrats proposed delaying a new temporary fee on everyone covered by health insurance.

Employers, insurance companies and other health plan sponsors are in line to pay $63 a person next year for everyone who has coverage. The temporary fee is levied on all workers, spouses and dependents covered by health insurance.