News Releases

Council policy staff are available to comment on employee benefits matters related to health and retirement coverage, as well as other rewards and compensation issues.

Council recommends modifications to mental health parity rules
October 17, 2023

House urged to pass Lower Costs, More Transparency Act
September 15, 2023

IRS Roth catch-up contribution guidance represents welcome relief for plan sponsors
August 25, 2023

Circuit Court Decision in PCMA v. Mulready a win for employer health plan sponsors
August 17, 2023

225+ companies urge Congress, Treasury: delay new catch-up contributions requirement
June 29, 2023

Bipartisan measure bolsters ongoing employer efforts to lower health care costs, improve quality
May 8, 2023

Two House subcommittees seek Council input on lowering health care costs, increasing competition
April 26, 2023

Council announces new board leadership
April 19, 2023

Employers call on Congress to focus on four key health policy priorities
February 27, 2023

Newly passed omnibus bill gives employers vital flexibility to provide affordable telehealth coverage
December 23, 2022

Bipartisan 'SECURE 2.0' measure will improve financial security for low, middle income savers
December 23, 2022

Employers remain most trusted among all providers of quality health coverage, retirement savings, paid leave
November 17, 2022

Prescription drug provision in budget bill shifts costs to employers, workers, families
August 6, 2022

ADVISORY: Council serving as resource for employers, media regarding Supreme Court abortion decision
June 24, 2022

Council applauds committee approval of EARN Act: Passage of bipartisan retirement policy legislation essential for modernizing employee savings
June 22, 2022

American Benefits Council applauds bipartisan House passage of important retirement policy legislation
March 29, 2022

American Benefits Council statement on telehealth provisions of omnibus government funding legislation
March 10, 2022

American Benefits Council statement on 'surprise' billing lawsuits
March 3, 2022

Build Back Better Act needs to be built back better
November 19, 2021

Council calls on Congress to support employers delivering high-quality mental health coverage
November 12, 2021

Deletion of paid leave provision from BBBA a setback, presents opportunity to 'do it right'
October 28, 2021

Build Back Better Act runs risk of jeopardizing employer-provided benefits
October 1, 2021

Congress must modify BBBA paid leave initiative to protect existing employer-provided programs
September 22, 2021

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