August 9, 2018 As the midterm election gets closer, the health policy agenda in Washington focuses more on the issues of greatest concern to voters: healthcare costs. The Council Perspective:
Another day, another proposal aimed at repealing the Affordable Care Act. Our Government Affairs duo, Joel Wood and Joel Kopperud, tackle the latest news out of Washington, D.C.
A group of business organizations sent this letter to Congress last week outlining bipartisan policy recommendations that are important to the stability of the individual market.
Overall, the bill closely hews to the last version of its repeal-and-replace “Better Care Reconciliation Act of 2017” and contains very few provisions that will directly impact the employer market.
Senate Republicans released version 2.0 of their healthcare bill on July 13, 2017.
Developing Legislation The House GOP is reportedly set to draft legislation this week that contains a new tax on employee benefits, and the bill is rumored to be swiftly marked