• Foxx Statement: Republican Efforts to Provide a Better Way on Health Care
    Mar 7, 2017  - For years, Americans across the country have struggled under a government takeover of health care. Because of Obamacare, insurance markets are collapsing, health care costs are soaring, and patients’ choices are dwindling. Simply put, the flawed health care law is failing. It is hurting hardworking... More
  • Committee Leaders Introduce Legislative Proposals to Promote Affordable Health Care for Working Families
    Mar 2, 2017  - House Education and the Workforce Committee leaders today introduced two legislative proposals as part of a broader effort to advance patient-centered health care reform. The Preserving Employee Wellness Programs Act (H.R. 1313), introduced by Chairwoman Virginia Foxx (R-NC), would provide much-need... More
  • The Self-Insurance Protection Act
    Mar 2, 2017  - BACKGROUND: Employer-sponsored insurance is one of the leading ways Americans obtain health care coverage. According to the Kaiser Family Foundation, more than 150 million Americans are covered by a health benefit plan offered by an employer. Unfortunately, providing employer-sponsored insurance is ... More
  • Preserving Employee Wellness Programs Act
    Mar 2, 2017  - BACKGROUND: Employers continue to develop innovative strategies to help lower health care costs for their employees. It is important for federal policies to support this innovation, especially as working families struggle under the 2010 failed health care law that has led to soaring costs and fewer... More
  • Expanding Affordable Health Care Coverage for America’s Workers
    Mar 1, 2017  - The House Committee on Education and the Workforce, chaired by Virginia Foxx (R-NC), held a hearing today to examine legislative proposals to improve health care coverage and lower costs for working families. Part of a broader effort to repeal Obamacare and replace it with patient-centered solutions... More
  • Foxx Statement: Hearing on "Legislative Proposals to Improve Health Care Coverage and Provide Lower Costs for Families"
    Mar 1, 2017  - "It’s in a death spiral.” That’s how Aetna’s chief executive Mark Bertolini recently described the Democrats’ failed health care law. Citing higher premiums and insufficient enrollment among young, healthy individuals, Mr. Bertolini predicted that more insurers will quit Obamacare next year. When t... More
  • Foxx Statement on the President's Address to Congress
    Feb 28, 2017  - Rep. Virginia Foxx (R-NC), chairwoman of the House Committee on Education and the Workforce, issued the following statement in response to President Trump’s address to a joint session of Congress: Tonight the president outlined a positive vision for our country, one that reflects the renewed hope a... More