Latest Updates

May 21, 2019 Surprise Medical Billing Letter

The Council has signed onto a third letter with three dozen other employment-based trade groups on the issue of surprise medical billing to The House Ways and Means Committee.

May 17, 2019 – ACA Reform, Federal Single Payer & Public Option, and Federal Drug Pricing Transparency Trackers

Our legal team at Steptoe & Johnson is tracking healthcare reform bills as they are introduced in the 116th Congress. Recent updates are noted in the top box on the

Joint Industry NFIP Lapse Letter

May 6, 2019 Authorization of the National Flood Insurance Program expires on May 31, 2019. We joined with other trade associations and sent a letter to House and Senate leadership

State Balance Billing Protections Survey

May 6, 2019 The terms “surprise” or “balance” billing typically refer to situations in which patients—either unbeknownst to them or absent an affirmative choice by them—receive out-of-network (OON) care or

HHS releases final rule on ACA payment parameters for 2020

The Department of Health and Human Services (“HHS”) released its final rule on benefit and payment parameters under the Affordable Care Act (“ACA”) for the 2020 plan year. In general,