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 strongly endorses Retirement Security Preservation Act
August 1, 2019

Council opposes arbitration amendment to 'surprise' medical billing legislation
July 17, 2019

Employers welcome expansion of HSAs to permit pre-deductible coverage of chronic illness
July 17, 2019

Council urges passage of 'Cadillac Tax' repeal bill
July 14, 2019

Council commends approval of Energy and Commerce 'surprise' billing legislation
July 11, 2019

Council supports enhanced health care cost/quality transparency, HSA reforms
June 24, 2019

Final HRA rule offers valuable flexibility to employer health plan sponsors
June 13, 2019

Proposed measure to lower health costs makes progress on many employer goals
May 23, 2019

American Benefits Council to help lead Consumers First health alliance: employers determined to find a solution to problem of escalating health care costs + Official Consumers First news release
May 14, 2019

Council testifies on growing challenges in retirement system
May 14, 2019

Employer community applauds efforts to address 'surprise billing' crisis (joint release with ERIC & NRF)
May 9, 2019

Aon, American Benefits Institute study sees progress on global benefits governance
April 18, 2019

Council commends Ways and Means approval of bipartisan retirement savings provisions
April 2, 2019

Addressing 'surprise' medical billing a critical component of lowering health care costs
April 2, 2019

Council applauds introduction of Senate bill to eliminate 'Cadillac Tax'
March 6, 2019

Uncontrolled health care costs the defining issue for contemporary employee benefits
March 1, 2019

Council launches state, local policy initiative: bipartisan team of former federal, state lawmakers to lead effort
February 28, 2019

Retirement policy a 'good news/bad news' story
February 6, 2019

American Benefits Council statement on health care costs, prescription drugs
February 6, 2019

Council applauds introduction of 'Cadillac Tax' repeal bill
January 24, 2019

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