• Preserving Employee Wellness Programs
    Apr 19, 2017  - Preserving Employee Wellness Programs By Rep. Virginia Foxx (R-NC), chairwoman of the House Committee on Education and the Workforce From the start of the new Congress and new administration, reining in the regulatory state has been a leading priority — and for good reason. In recent years, the Ame... More
  • Protecting Affordable Health Care for Workers and Families
    Apr 5, 2017  - Affordable health care continues to be a top concern for families and small business owners. For employers, popular options like self-insurance are essential to providing workers access to high-quality care at an affordable cost. In fact, more than 60 percent of employers offering health care covera... More
  • House Passes Bill to Protect Access to Affordable Health Care Options
    Apr 5, 2017  - The House today passed the Self-Insurance Protection Act (H.R. 1304), legislation that would protect access to affordable health care options for workers and families. Introduced by Rep. Phil Roe (R-TN), the legislation would reaffirm long-standing policies to ensure workers can continue to receive... More
  • Foxx Statement on American Health Care Act
    Mar 24, 2017  - Rep. Virginia Foxx (R-NC), chairwoman of the House Committee on Education and the Workforce, today issued the following statement on the American Health Care Act: We made a promise to deliver the free-market, patient-centered health care reforms the American people deserve, and today’s actions do no... More
  • ICYMI: Save Small Business from Obamacare
    Mar 22, 2017  - Save Small Business from Obamacare By Reps. Sam Johnson (R-TX) and Tim Walberg (R-MI) Aetna CEO Mark Bertolini warned last month that the Affordable Care Act is in a “death spiral.” Because ObamaCare is failing, we are debating how best to repeal and replace it. But amid this debate, it’s important... More
  • What They’re Saying: “Small Business Health Fairness Act” Is Good for Workers and Job Creators
    Mar 22, 2017  - Faced with rising costs and limited choices, workers are struggling to find the health care coverage they and their families need. And those employed by our nation’s small businesses face particularly tough challenges. Since 2008, the share of small businesses with less than 10 employees offering he... More
  • Providing a Better Way on Health Care for Small Businesses, Working Families
    Mar 21, 2017  - Under Obamacare, small businesses have been hit hard by flawed mandates and soaring costs. An American Action Forum study reported: Since [Obamacare] became law, among small businesses, the rise in premiums has been associated with $19 billion in lost wages, 10,130 fewer business establishments, an... More