Employee Benefits Committee

This committee focuses on all employee benefit issues: health care, pension and retirement plans, and other employer-provided benefits, as well as public programs such as Social Security and Medicare.

This committee focuses on all employee benefit issues: health care, pension and retirement plans, and other employer-provided benefits, as well as public programs such as Social Security and Medicare.  The committee has a Retirement Plans Subcommittee, a Healthcare Regulatory Task Force, and Health Insurer Council, which consider these issues in more detail than the full committee.

Recent Activity

Issue BriefMar 17, 2020 - 12:45pm

Summary of Latest Congressional Action on Coronavirus Response

Summary of Latest Congressional Action on Coronavirus Response

CommentFeb 01, 2020 - 11:00am

Comments to CMS on the Medicaid Fiscal Accountability Regulation

February 1, 2020 Centers for Medicare & Medicaid Services Department of Health and Human Services

CommentJan 29, 2020 - 11:00am

Comments to CMS on Transparency in Coverage Regulation

January 29, 2020 Centers for Medicare & Medicaid Services Department of Health and Human Services

CommentJan 21, 2020 - 4:15pm

Comments on Proposed Multiemployer Pension Recapitalization and Reform Plan

January 21, 2020 Dear Chairmen Grassley and Alexander,

ReportJan 09, 2020 - 10:00am

Ready, Fire, Aim: How State Regulators Are Threatening the Gig Economy and Millions of Workers and Consumers

Some lawmakers and regulators are pursuing policies harmful to the gig economy, workers, and consumers, but they could adderss concerns around gig workers while preserving the gig model itself. If we want to preserve what is good about the gig economy, we have to fashion regulatory solutions for the twenty-first century. We cannot continue to rely on existing employment models alone. 

CommentDec 31, 2019 - 1:15pm

Comments to CMS on Proposed Rule Revising Regulations Relating to the Stark Law

December 31, 2019 Centers for Medicare & Medicaid Services Department of Health and Human Services

CommentDec 31, 2019 - 1:15pm

Comments to HHS on Proposed Rule Revising Anti-Kickback Statute

December 31, 2019 Office of Inspector General Department of Health and Human Services