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Axing 'Cadillac' health plan tax may be part of spending deal - U.S. House chairman

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(Reuters) - U.S. House said on Thursday getting rid of the so-called "Cadillac" on high-cost employer-provided could be part of the spending deal now under negotiation in

"We want to get rid of it," Brady, a Republican, told reporters outside his office, adding that this could "possibly" be part of an agreement lawmakers are seeking to avoid a government shutdown on Jan. 19.

"Even Democrats who put that awful in place, believe it needs to be delayed. If we can find some common ground there that would be terrific," Brady said. Part of the 2010 Affordable Care Act, known as Obamacare, the is currently delayed until 2020.

(Reporting by Susan Cornwell; Editing by Steve Orlofsky)

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First Published: Fri, January 12 2018. 00:34 IST