• 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
  • Congressional Leaders Write to Secretary DeVos on FAFSA Data Retrieval Tool Outage
    Mar 16, 2017  - The Honorable Betsy DeVos Secretary of Education U.S. Department of Education 400 Maryland Avenue, SW Washington, D.C. 20202 Dear Secretary DeVos: We are writing about your recent notification that the Internal Revenue Service Data Retrieval Tool (DRT) is currently unavailable. We appreciate the in... More
  • Setting the Record Straight: Q&A on Voluntary Employee Wellness Programs
    Mar 16, 2017  - Voluntary employee wellness plans have long helped lower health care costs for working families and promote the health and wellbeing of employees. Rep. Virginia Foxx (R-NC), chairwoman of the House Committee on Education and the Workforce, introduced the Preserving Employee Wellness Programs Act (H... More
  • Repeal & Replace: A Better Way on Health Care
    Mar 7, 2017  - The time to repeal and replace the disastrous 2010 health care law is now. Just this week, House Republicans introduced legislation to provide immediate relief and replace the flawed law with the positive health care reforms Republicans have long supported — reforms that would expand coverage and lo... 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