James Pethokoukis

Politics and policy from inside Washington

Who would get hit by Democrat healthcare tax?

August 10, 2009

(Lightly microblogging this week from The Great White North)

A plan to tax health plans (via the Senate Finance plan) could create an AMT-type situation where rising inflation causes it to affect more and more Americans each year. Recall that the AMT originally affected only 155 wealthy households.

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