American Health Policy Institute
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HR Policy Association 2019 Health Care Lobbying Objectives

Published on: August 1, 2019

Authors: D. Mark Wilson

Topics: Employee Wellbeing, ERISA Preemption and State Laws, Federal Health Care Reform, Transparency, Quality and Cost Containment

  • Ensure health care reform efforts do not negatively impact employer-provided health care benefits
  • Support repealing the Cadillac Tax and other ACA taxes
  • Preserve the tax exclusion for employer-provided health benefits
  • Support strengthening the ERISA preemption
  • Increase benefit flexibility and the expansion of health savings accounts and health reimbursement arrangements
  • Support transparency, alternative health care purchasing mechanisms, and alternative payment models
  • Support removing federal and state barriers that inhibit employers from consolidating their purchasing power
  • Support proposals to stabilize the individual market that do not impose new costs on employers
  • Support incremental improvements to the ACA including full-time/part-time and seasonal employee issues

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