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Cadillac Tax Delay May Slow Private Exchanges

Benefits experts say a two-year delay in the Cadillac tax until 2020 could slow growth in private exchanges, but enrollment in such exchanges will continue to rise...
February 2, 2016

Benefits experts say a two-year delay in the Cadillac tax until 2020 could slow growth in private exchanges, but enrollment in such exchanges will continue to rise. Accenture previously predicted an upsurge in enrollment would occur in 2017 as employers scrambled to avoid Cadillac tax penalties. However, employers will continue looking for ways to stabilize their healthcare expenses, experts say. They also predict that even an eventual repeal of the Cadillac tax is unlikely to hinder the continued growth experienced by private exchanges.

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