PROTECTING THE HEALTH INSURANCE OF MORE THAN 181 MILLION AMERICANS

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EMPLOYERS URGE ACTION ON HEALTH CARE PRIORITIES BEFORE THE END OF THE YEAR

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PROTECTING THE HEALTH INSURANCE OF MORE THAN 181 MILLION AMERICANS

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EMPLOYERS URGE ACTION ON HEALTH CARE PRIORITIES BEFORE THE END OF THE YEAR

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Who We Are

We are a coalition of businesses and associations committed to protecting the ability of employers to provide uniform health benefits to employees across the country. The Coalition is dedicated to the preservation of ERISA and the favorable tax treatment of employer-provided coverage.

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What is ESI?

Employer-sponsored insurance (ESI) is the source of health care coverage for more than half of all Americans. Employers sponsor health plans to recruit and retain the best talent, but also to engage employees in leading healthy and productive lives.

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Opportunities

More than 181 million Americans get their health coverage today through employers. Employer-sponsored insurance simply works – ESI provides employers and other stakeholders with incentives and opportunities to innovate, strengthen and protect the system from threats.

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Threats

Policymakers should avoid policies that weaken the pillars that support employer-sponsored insurance. Policy proposals that threaten ERISA’s uniformity or seek to change the tax treatment of coverage will decrease innovation and increase costs for employees. The NCB works to prevent these efforts.

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Employers Urge Ban on Surprise Medical Billing

Date: June 26, 2019

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE CONTACT: Neil Trautwein (202-626-8170) WASHINGTON, June 25, 2019 – The National Coalition on Benefits issued the following statement in recognition of the bipartisan introduction of legislation to ban surprise medical billing in S. 1895, the Lower Health Care Costs Act. NCB sent a letter to the full congressional leadership on June 14, […]

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Letter to Congressional Leadership Supporting Ban on Surprise Medical Bills

Date: June 21, 2019

Dear Leaders Pelosi, McConnell, McCarthy and Schumer: Employers are greatly concerned about the toll that unexpected and oftentimes significant medical bills can place on working families. When facility-based physicians decline to participate in networks, the amount they can bill for services is unlimited. Surprise medical bills from out-of-network emergency room physicians, radiologists, anesthesiologists, and pathologists […]

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