Thursday, December 19, 2013

Oh No! The Republicans Are Going to Tax Your Health Benefits!

If even The Wall Street Journal covers reforming the tax code to allow individuals to own their own health insurance as “Republicans Shy Away From Their Own Health Plan” (and it does), we have a big hill to climb before we can eliminate the discrimination against individually owned health insurance.

According to the WSJ, Congressional Republicans are more gun-shy than ever of a reform that would give households tax credits to buy health insurance, instead of biasing the tax code in favor of employer-based benefits.

Read the entire article at The Independent Institute's Beacon blog or John Goodman's Health Policy Blog.

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