NSBA Comments on AHP Rule 

March 7, 2018

NSBA recently submitted comments on the administration's AHP proposal, highlighting the need for broad reform and ways to strengthen both AHPs and the overall health care market.


Reducing the Health Care Cost Burden

February 14, 2018

One year after Congress failed to address health care reform, "health care costs" is now the top issue that small businesses want Congress and the Administration to address. Despite that overwhelming sentiment from the small-business community, there appears to be little appetite in Congress to once again tackle a big health care reform bill. Instead, there may be more targeted efforts, and a number of private sector initiatives focused on getting these costs under control.


Association Health Plans Proposed Rule

January 10, 2018

Last week, the Department of Labor published a proposed rule that would broaden Association Health Plans and enable small businesses to band together to purchase health insurance.


CBO Scores Alexander-Murray Bill

November 1, 2017

The CBO recently released their cost estimate for the Alexander-Murray health care bill, projecting it would reduce the deficit by $3.8 billion by 2027, but would not significantly change the number of insured.


AHPs Need a Closer Look

October 18, 2017

NSBA is urging caution as policymakers move forward on President Trump's EO, including AHPs which could move further out of reach for many small businesses.


Trump Health Care Executive Order

October 11, 2017

President Trump is expected to sign an Executive Order this week that would roll back some ACA requirements and include language expanding Association Health Plans.


GOP Health Care Bill Pulled

September 27, 2017

Senate leadership pulled Republican’s last-ditch effort to overhaul Obamacare from floor consideration given it's almost certain defeat.