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House members introduce slew of ACA tax delay bills

Chairman Kevin Brady applauded the release of ACA tax relief bills. Photo: Jacquelyn Martin / AP
Jacquelyn Martin / AP

Members of the House Ways and Means Committee, with Chairman Kevin Brady's blessing, introduced a handful of bills today that would delay some of the Affordable Care Act's taxes and temporilty lift the employer mandate.

Why this matters: Insurers and medical device manufacturers have been lobbying hard for Congress to freeze the ACA's taxes on their products. But introducing a bill doesn't mean it will become law, and next steps aren't yet clear.