In its veto letter, the White House complained that the tax repeal would weaken the health care law, and said raising money by boosting subsidy refunds would be a tax increase on many families and discourage many of them from getting health coverage.
The bill also included provisions letting people get refunds of up to $500 if they don't use all the money in their medical flexible spending accounts, and allowing owners of some tax-favored health savings accounts to use the funds to buy over-the-counter medications.
Those two items would have a 10-year price tag of $8 billion.
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