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
- Apr 14, 2021Policy Recommendations for the New Administration: Egypt The U.S. Chamber of Commerce's U.S.-Egypt Business Council offers recommendations to enhance the U.S.-Egypt economic relationship.
- Apr 12, 2021The Path Forward: Expert Panelists Answer Your COVID-19 Questions A group of five experts hosted live “Ask Me Anything” sessions answering questions about COVID-19.
- Mar 18, 2021The Path Forward: Preparing for the Next Pandemic This week’s Path Forward event highlighted the need for the private sector and governments to work together to prevent future pandemics.
- Mar 17, 2021U.S. Chamber: Medicare for All Would Decimate Employer-Sponsored Insurance Coverage for 180 Million Americans WASHINGTON, D.C. – The U.S. Chamber of Commerce strongly opposes the introduction of a new House “Medicare for All” proposal because it would eliminate the private insurance coverage that more than 180 million Americans depend on for their healthcare needs.
- Mar 12, 2021U.S. Chamber of Commerce Statement on Vaccine Leadership following the Quad Summit WASHINGTON, D.C. - Following the first meeting of heads of state from the United States, Australia, India and Japan under the Quadrilateral Security Dialogue (‘Quad’) framework, the U.S. Chamber of Commerce issued the following statement:
- Mar 04, 2021The Path Forward: Washington State Beats Back Virus with Public-Private Partnerships U.S. Chamber President and CEO-Elect Suzanne Clark joined Washington Gov. Inslee to discuss the state's coronavirus vaccine plan.
- Mar 01, 2021From Zero to Eight: Abbott’s Innovative Spirit Delivers Critical COVID-19 Tests More than a year into the COVID-19 pandemic the rollout of vaccines has taken center stage, but the rapid tests that have been developed to determine who is infected remain critical to reducing the spread and beating the pandemic.
- Feb 26, 2021U.S. Chamber Takes New Actions to Support and Empower Employers to Help Accelerate Vaccinations, Protect Workers, and Stop the Spread of Coronavirus New effort with the White House to develop and expand distribution of additional employer vaccine resources
- Feb 23, 2021U.S. Chamber Letter on Pandemic Relief and the American Rescue Plan This Hill letter was sent to the Members of the U.S. House of Representatives, on pandemic relief and the American Rescue Plan.
- Feb 18, 2021The Path Forward: Same, Tested Methods Work Against New COVID Variants U.S. Chamber President and CEO-Elect Suzanne Clark joined two renowned public health experts in a conversation about coronavirus mutations.