Explainer Episode 39 – Tax Exclusions for Employer-Sponsored Health Insurance

In this episode, Michael F. Cannon argues that the federal income tax exclusion of employer-sponsored health insurance is an “accident of history,” and has had a significant impact on the American markets for health insurance, medical care, and on the U.S. political system. Read more from Michael Cannon in his article, End the Tax Exclusion for Employer-Sponsored Health Insurance.


Michael F. Cannon

Director of Health Policy Studies

Cato Institute

FDA & Health

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