Public Policy

The National Business Group on Health's public policy activities provide members with the latest information and analysis of federal legislative and regulatory developments in health care that impact employers. As the national voice of large employers, the Business Group also educates and informs policy makers about the perspectives and practices of large employers on key heath care issues. For more information on key areas of focus please see above.

Key Public Policy Objectives

  • Actively Promote Patient Safety and Evidence-Based Medical Practice
  • Encourage Delivery System Innovations that Enhance the Effectiveness of Health Care
  • Improve Employee Health and Productivity
  • Promote Consumer Choice and Decision-Making
  • Increase Transparency of Health Care Information
  • Reduce Health Care Costs and Increase the Affordability of Health Benefits
  • Preserve and Strengthen ERISA
  • Promote Flexibility in Health Benefits Design
  • Reduce the Cost and Complexity of Health Benefits Administration
  • Maintain Favorable Tax Treatment for Health Benefits

Scherb Executive Health Policy Fellowship Details: 2019-2020

Public Policy Frequently Asked Questions

Health Reform (Patient Protection and Affordable Care Act) Implementation and Communications Toolkit

Group Health Plan Federal Legal Compliance: A Resource for Members of the National Business Group on Health 

Important State Actions Impacting Employers' Benefit Offerings and Plan Participants Access to Medical Care


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