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- Employers across the country are voicing their support for the Lower Health Care Costs Act of 2019, bipartisan legislation to reduce what Americans pay out of their own pockets for health care, which the
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Employers across the country are voicing their support for the Lower Health Care Costs Act of 2019, bipartisan legislation to reduce what Americans pay out of their own pockets for health care, which the
181 million Americans get their health insurance on the job, and the unsustainably high cost of health care adds to the cost of doing business.
ERISA Industry Committee: "The ERISA Industry Committee (ERIC) supports passage of the bill, and urges members of the Committee to vote 'YES' when the legislation is called for a vote. ERIC is the only national trade association that advocates exclusively for large employers on health, retirement, and compensation public policy issues on the federal, state, and local levels. ... ERIC believes that the reforms included in LHCCA will improve the ability of our member companies to offer quality, affordable health benefits. As such, ERIC urges members to vote YES, and support passage of LHCCA."
3M Corporation: "
Coalition of over 20 employer organizations: "Employers are deeply concerned about the burden that unexpected medical bills from out-of- network providers place on employees and their families. We applaud you for seeking a solution to surprise medical billing in S. 1895, the "Lower Health Care Costs Act." We share your goal to protect patients from surprise medical bills without undermining network participation or increasing health care costs for all consumers. ... As you know, employers provide coverage to over 181 million Americans. We are committed to ensuring our employees and their families continue to have access to meaningful coverage - this is both the right thing to do and it also helps our businesses thrive as our employees are healthier and more productive. Ending surprise medical billing in a way that protects patients without undermining network participation or increasing health care costs for all consumers is a critical step to take and we applaud your leadership."