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Letter to Senate Health, Education, Labor and Pensions Committee on Surprise Billing

Date: February 21, 2019

Dear Chairman Alexander and Ranking Member Murray: 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 anesthesiologists, pathologists, emergency room physicians and radiologists […]

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Employers Urge Quick Action on Bipartisan “Cadillac Tax” Repeal Bill

Date: January 30, 2019

The National Coalition on Benefits issued the following statement in strong support of the bipartisan introduction of H.R. 748, legislation to fully repeal the Affordable Care Act’s so-called “Cadillac Tax.”

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Letter to Congressional Leadership Supporting Key Employer Health Care Priorities

Date: November 30, 2018

The National Coalition on Benefits sent a letter to Congressional leadership urging action on key employer health care priorities that include repeal of the Affordable Care Act’s “Cadillac Tax” and passage of bipartisan legislation to modernize Health Savings Accounts to enhance employee benefits.   November 30, 2018 Dear Leaders Ryan, McConnell, Pelosi and Schumer: As […]

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Employers Urge Action on Health Care Priorities Before End of the Year

Date: November 14, 2018

On Wednesday, November 14th the National Coalition on Benefits issued a statement urging Congressional leaders to address key employer health care priorities in end-of-year legislation during the post-election “lame-duck” session.

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Letter to Full Congress Opposing Inclusion of ESRD Provision in Pending Opioid Legislative Package

Date: September 20, 2018

The National Coalition on Benefits (NCB) applauds your successful bipartisan efforts to address the opioids crisis devastating communities across the country. As you work to resolve differences and reach agreement on a final legislative package, the NCB reiterates its strong opposition to the end-stage renal disease (ESRD) provision in the House-passed version of the bill.

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Letter to House Leadership Urging Repeal of the Cadillac Tax and Relief from Employer Mandate Penalties

Date: September 12, 2018

Dear Leaders Ryan and Pelosi: As the House prepares to consider the Save American Workers Act (H.R. 3798) to address certain employer related provisions of the Affordable Care Act, the National Coalition on Benefits (NCB) thanks Congress for considering additional relief from the 40 percent “Cadillac Tax” on employer-sponsored health care coverage, and three years of relief from the employer mandate penalties.

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Letter to House Leadership Urging Repeal of ACA “Cadillac Tax”

Date: July 24, 2018

As the House prepares to consider health care legislation to increase access to affordable health insurance options, improve health savings accounts, and repeal taxes that drive up the cost of health care, we encourage Congress to also take immediate action on the 40 percent “Cadillac Tax”.

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Employers Caution Against Charging Employees’ Health Coverage to Pay for Opioid Bill

Date: June 22, 2018

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE Neil Trautwein (855-673-7737) WASHINGTON, June 22. 2018 – The National Coalition on Benefits issued the following statement in connection with the House passage of legislation targeting opioid abuse. “The National Coalition on Benefits (NCB) applauds House passage of bipartisan opioid abuse legislation to address this devastating crisis. However, the NCB is very disappointed […]

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Employers Express Strong Support for Bipartisan HSA Improvements

Date: June 5, 2018

The National Coalition on Benefits issued the following statement from coalition spokesperson Neil Trautwein in advance of tomorrow’s House Ways and Means Health Subcommittee hearing on “Lowering Costs and Expanding Access to Health Care through Consumer-Directed Health Plans.

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National Coalition on Benefits Letter to Congress on Cadillac Tax Delay

Date: January 17, 2018

January 17, 2018 Re: Stop-gap spending bill, Cadillac Tax Dear Leaders: Thank you for including a two year delay of the 40 percent “Cadillac Tax” on employer-sponsored health care benefits in the stop-gap spending bill. The National Coalition on Benefits, comprised of industry trade associations representing large and small businesses, as well as employers with […]

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