Chamber president: Reform Obamacare

The U.S. Chamber of Commerce president is urging Congress to reform Obamacare beyond changes it already made to the law in the fall.

In a blog post published Monday, President Tom Donohue told lawmakers they should vote to get rid of the law's requirement for employers to offer health coverage and two of the law's most contested taxes, one on high-cost health plans and the other on medical devices.

The House has already passed measures repealing the provisions, so now it's up to the Senate and President Obama. While there is little Democratic support for repealing the employer mandate, a number of Democrats support getting rid of the taxes.

"We urge our nation's leaders to rally around these common-sense changes to Obamacare — as we now know that they can — and help preserve the employer-based system that is the bedrock of American health care," Donohue wrote.

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