HOUSE REPUBLICANS REITERATE CONCERNS OVER TREATMENT OF UNIONS UNDER ACA

Friday, December 6th, 2013 @ 7:55PM

Dec. 6 –House Republicans once again are demanding information from the Obama administration on what they say are its intentions to provide special treatment under the Affordable Care Act for Taft-Hartley plans, also known as multiemployer plans.

“Over the past several months, there have been reports the administration is considering various deals to placate union leaders’ concerns regarding PPACA, including allowing millions of individuals in Taft-Hartley plans to receive preferential treatment not available to other Americans who have employer-provided health insurance,” Rep. John Kline (R-Minn.), chairman of the House Education and the Workforce Committee, and Rep. Phil Roe (R-Tenn.), chairman of the panel’s Health, Employment, Labor, and Pensions Subcommittee, said in a Dec. 3 letter to the Department of Health and Human Services.

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