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.
- 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.
- 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 03, 2017Stop Small Businesses from Getting Hit with Obamacare Tax Increases Without immediate repeal, the Health Insurance Tax starts affecting premiums in early 2017.