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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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National Coalition on Benefits Letter to Senate HELP Committee Chairman Alexander and Ranking Member Murray

Date: December 20, 2017

December 19, 2017 The Honorable Lamar Alexander Chairman Committee on Health, Education, Labor, & Pensions United States Senate Washington, DC 20510 The Honorable Patty Murray Ranking Member Committee on Health, Education, Labor, & Pensions United States Senate Washington, DC 20510 Dear Chairman Alexander and Ranking Member Murray: The National Coalition on Benefits (“NCB”) is a […]

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National Coalition on Benefits Letter to Congressional Leadership on Cadillac Tax Repeal

Date: September 14, 2017

September 14, 2017 Submitted via email Dear Leaders: As Congress works on health care legislation to stabilize the individual market, fund the Children’s Health Insurance Program, and address Medicare “extenders,” the National Coalition on Benefits (NCB) urges you to repeal the 40 percent “Cadillac Tax” on employer-sponsored health care benefits set to go into effect […]

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National Coalition on Benefits Letter to Senate Leadership Regarding Health Care Reform Legislation

Date: May 17, 2017

May 17, 2017 Submitted via email The Honorable Mitch McConnell Majority Leader United States Senate Washington, DC 20510 The Honorable Chuck Schumer Minority Leader United States Senate Washington, DC 20510 Dear Leaders: As the Senate works on health care reform legislation, the National Coalition on Benefits (NCB) urges you to carefully evaluate the effect it […]

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