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.
Pediatric experts discuss rising COVID-19 cases in children, proactive measures in schools, vaccine availability, and children’s mental health during the pandemic.
- InternationalThird Annual Transatlantic Business Works SummitWednesday, December 08 - Thursday, December 0909:00 AM EST - 01:00 PM EST
- InternationalSpotlight on Central America: The Call to Action and Partnership for Central AmericaMonday, December 1301:45 PM EST - 03:45 PM EST
- Diversity, Equity, and InclusionEquality of Opportunity In Action: Improving Access to Capital for Minority-Owned BusinessesWednesday, December 1512:00 PM EST - 01:00 PM EST
- Feb 17, 2017In Their Own Words: How D.C.'s Regulatory Machine Steamrolled 36 Small Businesses In recent years, Washington has unleashed a relentless torrent of burdensome and costly regulations.
- Feb 11, 2017Small Businesses Tell Congress They Can’t Afford Obamacare Rising costs are keeping small businesses from hiring more employees.
- Feb 09, 2017Here’s How Obamacare’s Devastating Medical Device Tax Killed 28,000 Jobs The tax went into effect in 2013 but was suspended in December 2015.
- Jan 30, 2017The State of American Business: Repairing our Health Care System We can generate more growth and jobs by making America’s health care system the best in the world.
- Jan 24, 2017Why Employer-Sponsored Coverage Has to Be Protected 155 million people under 65 years old—almost two-thirds--get their health coverage through an employer.
- Jan 16, 2017The State of American Business Issue Series U.S. Chamber’s policy experts will dig into the issues and explain what pro-growth policies are needed for our economy.
- Jan 11, 2017S. Con. Res. 3, Concurrent Budget Resolution for Fiscal Year 2017 TO THE MEMBERS OF THE UNITED STATES SENATE: The U.S. Chamber of Commerce supports S. Con. Res. 3, the concurrent resolution setting forth the congressional budget for fiscal year 2017, as an initial step toward making critical improvements to the American health care system.
- Jan 11, 2017Why Faster Economic Growth Must Be America's Top Priority U.S. Chamber President and CEO Tom Donohue released the American Growth Agenda to accelerate economic growth.
- Jan 11, 20172017 State of American Business Address U.S. Chamber President Tom Donohue's remarks on the State of American Business as prepared for delivery on January 11, 2017.
- Jan 11, 2017U.S. Chamber President: Economic Growth Must Be Nation’s Top Priority Business Community Optimistic, Realistic, and Ready for Meaningful Reform to Reignite Spirit of American EnterpriseWASHINGTON, D.C.— U.S. Chamber President and CEO Thomas J. Donohue said today in his annual “State of American Business” address that fostering stronger, faster, and more broadly shared economic growth must be the top priority for the nation’s leaders.