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Health Care Reform that Works for All

Single-payer schemes and proposals to incrementally give government more control and power over health care spending and decisions would harm access and erode quality. Policy initiatives that promote competition, and encourage investment in new drugs, treatments and innovative solutions for delivering health care are the type of reforms that will make the system more responsive to America’s health care consumers.

September 13th, 2021 by

  The Honorable Chuck Schumer Majority Leader United States Senate Washington, DC 20510 The Honorable Mitch McConnell Republican Leader United States Senate Washington, DC 20510 The Honorable Nancy Pelosi Speaker United States House of Representatives Washington, DC 20515 The Honorable Kevin McCarthy Republican Leader United States House of Representatives Washington, DC 20515 Dear Leader Schumer, […]

September 10th, 2021 by

by Raymond J. Keating – Regulations – including price controls – always fall heaviest on smaller, entrepreneurial enterprises. That is very much the case in the biopharmaceutical industry. Price controls on prescription drugs would undermine entrepreneurship and private investment in the industry, and therefore, would undermine the creation of new and improved drugs, medicines and […]

September 10th, 2021 by

Dear Member of Congress: A few rogue “employer groups” who do not represent the interest of their member companies or the business community are pushing for price controls on prescription drugs, punitive taxes on pharmaceutical companies, and more government meddling in our health care system. Millions of small to mid-size companies across the United States […]

September 1st, 2021 by

Executive Order on “Competition” Would Damage Innovation, Endanger Health Consumers by RAYMOND J. KEATING – I’ve said it before, and I’ll say it again: I’m always bewildered by the political attacks on pharmaceutical companies. After all, these businesses produce medicines, drugs and vaccines that improve and save lives. Why attack and undermine such worthy endeavors? […]

August 3rd, 2021 by

In a July 28 Washington Times Op-Ed, SBE Council president & CEO Karen Kerrigan writes that federal government policy is moving in a direction that is not supported, or helpful to, small businesses. She points to a recent Morning Consult survey sponsored by SBE Council that reveals key findings: Unfortunately, the solutions being advocated and […]

July 7th, 2021 by

In this week’s Growth Without Barriers podcast, SBE Council president & CEO Karen Kerrigan discusses why it is important for Congress and the Biden Administration to listen to small business owners on health care policy. According to a new Morning Consult survey sponsored by SBE Council, small business owners want freedom and flexibility, they want […]

July 1st, 2021 by

Dear Member of Congress: Rising healthcare costs and limited options are hurting small businesses and their employees. A new survey released this week by SBE Council finds that small business owners want policies that support their efforts to offer more health insurance options, not government intrusions that could undermine those efforts. In our survey of more than 500 small […]

June 30th, 2021 by

“72% agree that employers and employees, not government, should decide the type of health plans offered to workers.” For Immediate Release June 30, 2021 Washington, D.C. – Rising health care costs and limited options are hurting small businesses and their employees, the Small Business & Entrepreneurship Council (SBE Council) revealed today. A new survey released […]

June 28th, 2021 by

Webinar: What do Employers Want in Health Care? Join Us on Wednesday, June 30 at 3:00 PM EST to Find Out! For more than a decade, health reform has focused on the Affordable Care Act, the individual health insurance market, and government program expansion. ● Congress is considering several policies to address health coverage and […]

April 5th, 2021 by

In an April 4 Op-ed in the International Business Times, SBE Council president & CEO Karen Kerrigan provides a snapshot on the current state of small business, and how vaccines are playing a critical role in driving momentum for economic recovery on Main Street. In the piece, she notes the importance of sound policies that […]

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