America has the most advanced health care in the world, in large part due to private sector-led innovation and employer-sponsored healthcare coverage. While Americans benefit tremendously from ongoing advancements in bioscience, technology, and care, we continue to wrestle with the challenge of making quality health care more affordable, more accessible, and more reliable for all Americans. At the U.S. Chamber, we’re pushing for value-based healthcare solutions that reduce costs and reward quality outcomes.
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- Growing By Investing In Health Across The AmericasBusiness and government leaders discuss the importance of investing in healthcare and citizens’ well-being for a better future for the nations of the Americas.
- How Employers Can Advance Women's Mental Health in the WorkplaceTaryn Byrd, senior director for Kate Spade New York, discusses the role leadership can play in advancing women’s mental health in the workplace.
- Important Things Businesses Should Know About Endemic COVID-19As the CDC changes pandemic guidelines and cases decline across the country, experts believe we are entering the “endemic” phase of COVID-19. Here’s what that means.
At this point in time, when many businesses and workers are still recovering from the pandemic, any policy reforms should be strengthening employer-sponsored coverage, not weakening it.
The U.S. Chamber is promoting effective private sector solutions to our health care challenges. These solutions will help control costs, expand access, and improve the quality of care. We support policy that strengthens the employer-based model of coverage, through which 180 million Americans receive—and overwhelmingly like—their health care.
Chairman and CEO of Pfizer Dr. Albert Bourla discusses how innovations made in the pursuit of Pfizer’s COVID-19 vaccine have led to new advancements in health care.
- EconomyPanel Discussion: Confronting Organized Retail CrimeThursday, July 1403:30 PM EDT - 04:45 PM EDT
- Climate Change11th Annual Building Resilience Through Private-Public Partnerships ConferenceThursday, July 28 - Friday, July 2909:00 AM EDT - 01:00 PM EDT
- SpaceU.S. Chamber of Commerce Global Aerospace SummitWednesday, September 14 - Thursday, September 1502:00 PM EDT - 05:00 PM EDT
- Jun 29, 2022New Study: Employer-Sponsored Health Insurance Produces +47% Return on Investment for American Businesses
Direct Benefits from Employer-Sponsored Health Plans Include Lower Direct Medical Costs, Increased Productivity, Lower Recruitment Costs, Stronger Retention
- Jun 07, 2022Quick Take: Weakening Intellectual Property Protections Will Jeopardize Lifesaving Medical Treatments
Calls to waive IP rights would undermine medical innovation and our ability to respond to the next pandemic or other crisis.
- May 12, 2022PACT Members Reaffirm Importance of Employer-Sponsored Health Care Coverage
"Any kind of Medicare for All plan, including a public option, is a recipe for chaos in the American healthcare system."
- Apr 11, 2022U.S. Chamber Letter on the Nomination of Robert Gordon to be Assistant Secretary for Financial Resources at the Department of Health and Human Services
This Hill letter was sent to the Members of the United States Senate, supporting the Nomination of Robert Gordon to be Assistant Secretary for Financial Resources at the Department of Health and Human Services.
- Mar 16, 2022On the Road to Global Vaccinations, the Last Mile Remains the Hardest
As business delivers on the promise to manufacture safe and effective COVID-19 vaccines for everyone, challenges persist on getting shots to everyone who needs one.
- Feb 23, 2022Global Business Community Letter to WHO Member States
The global business community sent a letter to World Health Organization member states on the launch of a new international health instrument on pandemic prevention, preparedness, and response.
- Dec 22, 2021U.S. Chamber Comments on Expanding Free At-home COVID-19 Testing
These comments were sent to Members of the United States Congress on expanding free at-home COVID testing.
- Nov 18, 2021Coalition Letter on Reconciliation
This Coalition letter was sent to the Members of the United States Congress, opposing H.R. 5376, the reconciliation bill.