Ever wonder the purpose of the Cadillac tax? In a portion of this 4 minute video Gruber explains that the tax , affecting only 8% of health plans in today’s market, will eventually affect 100% of all health plans, thus bringing an end to employer sponsored health insurance.
A national coalition has formed to take the benefits achieved in Texas and anticipated in Oklahoma and spread them to other states.
As we are all too familiar, the handling of workers’ compensation is dictated by statutes in all states. Only Texas and Oklahoma offer the freedom to “opt out” of the statute, and their approaches are quite different.