Policy Briefs

National Alliance of Healthcare Purchaser Coalitions
(formerly the National Business Coalition on Health)

2021 Legislative Outlook – December 2, 2020

2020 Legislative Watch: What Employers Need to Know – January 16, 2020                                                                                      2019 health policy highlights and what to look for in 2020

Air Ambulance – A Crisis on the Precipice of Potential Relief – August 20, 2018

“American Patients First” Blueprint – June 2018 Update

“American Patients First” Blueprint – May 24, 2018

Association Health Plans – Proposed Rules – February 21, 2018

Association Health Plans – States Push Back, August 2018 Update

Bi-partisan Legislation Moving Forward Focused on Healthcare Costs, Surprise Billing – July 17, 2019

Bi-Partisan Opioid Legislation Enacted – October 24, 2018

Bills introduced to address “Single Payer Options” – March 26, 2019

CMS Takes Steps to Achieve More Cost Savings and Improve Care through ACOs – October 11, 2018

Continued Evolution of Drug Policy Blueprint – December 14, 2018

Coronavirus Aid, Relief, and Economic Security (CARES) Act: What Employers Need to Know – March 31, 2020

Department of Labor issues additional guidance on Parity Compliance – April 19, 2021

Drug Transparency Act – April 2, 2019

Employer Wellness Plan Incentives to be removed from EEOC Rules –  January 2019 Update

HSA Modernization – April 2018 Update

HSA Modernization Possible in Upcoming Budget Legislation – March 2, 2018

Health Care Provisions in the American Rescue Plan Act of 2021 – March 23, 2021

Health Care Provisions in the Consolidated Appropriations Act of 2020 (H.R. 133) – February 18, 2021

Legislation Proposed to Congress to Curb the Issue of Surprise Billing – January 3, 2019

Mental Health Parity Revisited, April 2019 update 

Mental Health Parity Revisited – May 2, 2018

Movement on the Margins – January 31, 2018

Proposed Regulation Would Expand Non ACA-Compliant Short-Term Health Plans – March 9, 2018

Surprise Billing in $900 Billion COVID Relief and Appropriations Legislation – December 23, 2020

Surprise Billing Legislation – April 2019 update 

Working to Make Wellness Voluntary – Moving Forward in the Absence of New Guidance – April 26, 2018