Biden COVID-19 Package Announced, with ACA Reforms
Government Affairs | Jan. 15, 2021

January 15, 2021 The following alert is from The Council’s government affairs team. Yesterday afternoon, the incoming Biden Administration released the outline of a $1.9 trillion COVID-19 relief package that

Raising Our Voice to Lower Healthcare Costs
Government Affairs | Aug. 14, 2019

August 15, 2019 The Council joined over 60 other employer groups on a letter to all Members of Congress urging them to pass the Lower Health Care Costs Act, which

Executive Order on Healthcare Pricing Transparency
Government Affairs | Jul. 17, 2019

June 18, 2019 The White House recently released an executive order aimed at requiring insurers, physicians and hospitals to provide patients with more digestible information about the cost of their

Surprise Billing and Industry Transparency
Government Affairs | Jul. 17, 2019

July 18, 2019 The House Energy and Commerce Committee’s Subcommittee on Health recently marked up and voted in favor of drug transparency and surprise billing legislation. No Surprises Act (H.R.

The Administration Tosses Drug Rebating Rule
Government Affairs | Jul. 17, 2019

July 18, 2019 The Trump administration announced it will not pursue its proposal to eliminate prescription drug rebates from government-facilitated health plans. While once touted as a critical step in

The End of the Cadillac Tax?
Government Affairs | Jul. 17, 2019

July 18, 2019 The Council has long supported efforts to repeal the Cadillac Tax, and now lawmakers are primed to do just that. The House passed a bill to repeal

The Latest Hearing on Single Payer Healthcare
Government Affairs | Jun. 20, 2019

June 20, 2019 The Committee on Ways and Means held a hearing on Wednesday, June 12, digging into universal healthcare coverage. The intent of the hearing was to understand the

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