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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- Vaccine Mandates: The Most Important Questions for Businesses AnsweredNew rules around employee vaccine mandates go into effect November 5. Here’s our guide to which businesses are subject to the rules, which employees need to be vaccinated, options for unvaccinated employees, and more.
- The Path Forward: What Businesses Need to Know Now About the COVID-19 Omicron VariantIn a special U.S. Chamber Foundation event, Surgeon General Dr. Vivek Murthy outlines what businesses need to know about the concerning new Omicron variant of COVID-19, which has now been found in the U.S.
- Medical Innovation Happens Across AmericaRight now, scientists are conducting more than 140,000 clinical trials across all 50 states to explore the potential of the therapeutics, vaccines, diagnostics, and cures we need to fight disease—from coronavirus to cancer.
Nearly 3 Million Americans at Risk of Losing their Employer-Sponsored Coverage under Proposed Reconciliation Reforms
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.
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- Sep 24, 2021Coalition Letter on H.R. 3, the "Lower Drug Costs Now Act of 2019" This coalition letter was sent to Members of the House of Representatives opposing H.R. 3, the "Lower Drug Costs Now Act of 2019."
- Sep 23, 2021Workplace Wellness Wellness and chronic disease management programs in the workplace play a critical role in improving the nation's health and productivity.
- Sep 21, 2021U.S. Chamber Letter on the FY22 NDAA This Hill letter was sent to the Members of the U.S. House of Representatives on the Fiscal Year 2022 National Defense Authorization Act (NDAA).
- Aug 12, 2021U.S. Chamber: Administration’s Price Controls on Drugs Will Leave America Unprepared for Next Pandemic WASHINGTON, D.C. - U.S. Chamber of Commerce Executive Vice President and Chief Policy Officer Neil Bradley released the following statement today after the White House announcement on drug pricing:
- Aug 11, 2021What Can Be Done to Address Maternal Healthcare Disparities? Private and public sector leaders discussed remedies to address these disparities.
- Aug 03, 2021U.S. Chamber Statement on Senate Advancement of the Pregnant Workers Fairness Act WASHINGTON, D.C. - The following statement can be attributed to Glenn Spencer, Senior Vice President of Employment Policy Division, U.S. Chamber of Commerce.
- Aug 02, 2021PACT Members Urge Congress to Strengthen Employer-Sponsored Insurance, Protect Employees PACT members, including the U.S. Chamber of Commerce, Business Roundtable, Council for Affordable Health Coverage, The National Association of Manufacturers, and Vermeer Corporation, are focused on strengthening the employer-sponsored insurance (ESI) program and protecting the coverage and benefits that American families depend on for their health.
- Jul 29, 2021U.S. Chamber Letter on Antitrust Legislation to the Senate Judiciary Committee This Hill letter was sent to the Members of the Senate Committee on the Judiciary, on several bills scheduled to be considered during a July 29 hearing.
- Jul 27, 2021Employer-Sponsored Insurance Delivers $1.5 Trillion in Value for Employees, U.S. Economy Policymakers must strengthen, not destabilize ESI.
- Jul 26, 2021Chamber Response to the European Commission Consultation on Digital Health Data and Services The U.S. Chamber of Commerce welcomes the opportunity to provide the European Commission with comments on its digital health data and services – the European health data space survey.