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Health Care

Employer Alert: Summary of Health Care Law Requirements Now Available

An updated summary of employer requirements included in the Affordable Care Act (ACA) is available for ABC members in a reference document provided by Washington Council Ernst & Young. The document is available on the Health Care Law Employer Toolkit (login required) on ABC's website. Read the rest of entry »

Regulatory Alert for Winter 2015

ABC’s Regulatory Alert provides an overview of federally mandated rules, regulations and enforcement actions from the U.S. Department of Labor (DOL), Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) and other federal agencies. Following are brief summaries of current issues, as well as links to more detailed information and guidance. Read the rest of entry »

Letter Urges a Delay in Expansion of Small Group Market Definition under ACA

In conjunction with 17 other employer organizations, ABC sent a letter to the Department of Health and Human Services (HHS) urging them to issue a two-year delay until 2018 of the expansion of the small group market definition in the Affordable Care Act (ACA).  Under the ACA, the small group market definition is expanded to include employers with 51-100 employees, which is effective in 2016. Read the rest of entry »

Guidance Issued for Medicare Policies and Federal Prevailing Wage Statutes

The Centers for Medicare and Medicaid Services (CMS) issued guidance in December 2014 clarifying their Medicare Secondary Payer (MSP) policies regarding employees who are subject to federal prevailing wage statutes. Read the rest of entry »

The ABCs of Lobbying

Date: Tuesday, May 20, 2014 Watch Now
Time: 3:30 p.m. (ET) / 2:30 p.m. (CT) / 1:30 p.m. (MT) / 12:30 p.m. (PT)
Length: 30 minutes
Fee: Free
Speakers: Geoff Burr, VP Federal Affairs, ABC National 
  Kristen Swearingen, Senior Director of Legislative Affairs, ABC National  
Category: Davis-Bacon Act, PLAs, Labor/NLRB, Health Care, Union Organizing, Regulations
 

In preparation for ABC’s 2014 Legislative Conference, ABC’s federal affairs staff will review the basic steps you need to know in order to effectively lobby your representatives.
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Health Care

Providing quality health care benefits is a top priority for ABC and its member companies. ABC continues to advocate for policies that would ensure employer-sponsored coverage is strengthened and remains a viable, affordable option for millions of hardworking Americans and their families.

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