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Health Care Reform

January 11th, 2019 by

NEWS Senators Barrasso, Gardner and Sinema introduce S. 80 to Repeal the Health Insurance Tax (HIT)  For Immediate Release Washington, D.C. – An important bipartisan bill was introduced in the U.S. Senate on January 10, 2019 that addresses a key pain point for small businesses and the self-employed – high health insurance costs.  Senator John […]

January 3rd, 2019 by

“Medicare for All” is No Health-Care Promise Land By Karen Kerrigan– Think tanks on the right and left have reached the same conclusion: A “Medicare for All” government-run health care program is shockingly expensive. The Urban Institute calculated that the plan championed by Senator Bernie Sanders (D-VT) will cost taxpayers $32 trillion over 10 years, […]

December 31st, 2018 by

Centers for Medicare and Medicaid Services U.S. Department of Health and Human Services 7500 Security Blvd. Baltimore, MD 21244-1850 Via Electronic Submission: regulations.gov Re: The Center for Medicare and Medicaid Services (CMS) Proposed Rule – Medicare Programs: International Pricing Index Model for Medicare Part B Drugs (CMS – 5528-ANPRM)   Dear Sir/Madam: The Small Business & […]

December 17th, 2018 by

News For Immediate Release Washington, D.C. – In response to U.S. District Judge Reed O’Connor’s ruling that the Affordable Care Act is unconstitutional, Small Business & Entrepreneurship Council (SBE Council) president & CEO Karen Kerrigan issued the following statement: “Obamacare continues to unravel competition and access to health insurance and health care, and now its […]

December 5th, 2018 by

New HHS Reports Identifies Costs Drivers, and Reforms by Raymond J. Keating- When an undertaking in our economy or society isn’t working as expected or faces challenges, the answer too often from politicians is to have government do something about it. That usually means government throwing tax dollars at and/or imposing regulations on the real […]

November 16th, 2018 by

Small Business Insider By Karen Kerrigan- At a November 15 Small Business Roundtable (SBR) event on Capitol Hill, members of the coalition unveiled the results of a post-election survey, which found that health care ranks #1 when it comes the chief concerns of small business owners. In a question posed by the SBR survey: “If […]

November 15th, 2018 by

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE            Featuring Special Guest Speakers Sen. Ben Cardin, Rep. Steve Chabot, Rep. Nydia Velazquez, and Deputy Assistant to the President Stephen P. Munisteri Washington, D.C. – Today the Small Business Roundtable (SBR), the premier coalition of leading small business and entrepreneurship organizations, hosted a special luncheon at the Capitol Visitor Center in […]

November 14th, 2018 by

The Honorable Paul Ryan Speaker of the House   The Honorable Kevin McCarthy Majority Leader   The Honorable Steve Scalise Majority Whip   The Honorable Cathy McMorris Rogers Chair, Republican Conference   The Honorable Luke Messer Chairman, Republican Policy Conference Committee   RE: Health Insurance Tax (HIT Tax) Impact on Small Businesses and Entrepreneurs and […]

November 13th, 2018 by

Unfinished Business: JOBS Act 3.0, HIT Tax Relief, Regulatory Improvements FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE Washington, D.C. – Congress is back in session, and the nation’s leading advocate for entrepreneurs and small businesses is urging congressional leaders and all members to focus on legislation that will fuel small business confidence and growth into 2019.  Small Business & […]

November 13th, 2018 by

Vice President Michael R. Pence The White House Office of the Vice President Washington, D.C.  20500   Dear Mr. Vice President, Entrepreneurs and small business owners remain confident about the U.S. economy and the outlook for their firm’s growth. The many policy initiatives pursued and implemented by the Trump Administration have made a big difference […]

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