Inside “Phase Three”: The Senate’s Trillion-Dollar Stimulus Package

NAHU Washington Update (3/20/20)   Immediately upon passing the FFCRA, the Senate began planning the trillion-dollar “phase three” Coronavirus Aid, Relief and Economic Security Act, a stimulus package aimed at helping American workers as well as bailing out several different industries that have faltered as a result of the COVID-19 outbreak.   The package is… Read More

Congress Passes “Phase Two” Multibillion-Dollar Coronavirus Aid Package

NAHU Washington Update (3/20/20)   On Wednesday, President Trump signed the Families First Coronavirus Response Act into law. The Act includes several provisions to protect American workers and assist employers in providing emergency paid sick leave, as well as paid family leave in the case of school closures, for working families impacted by COVID-19. This is considered… Read More

House Passes Full Repeal of ACA’s Cadillac Tax

NAHU Update 7/17/19 at 9:25 PM The House of Representatives voted 419-6 to pass H.R. 748, NAHU-supported legislation to fully repeal the ACA’s Cadillac/excise Tax. It will next be considered by the Senate, where a companion bill, S. 684, has 42 bipartisan co-sponsors. NAHU and our partners in the Alliance to Fight the 40 have long called… Read More

Trump Administration Releases Final Rule on Short-Term Plans

NAHU Government Affairs Wednesday, August 01, 2018 This morning the Trump Administration released a final rule and fact sheet regarding short-term limited duration insurance (STLDI), often referred to as short-term plans (STPs), which will go into effect 60 days from today. The rule was in response to an executive order issued by President Trump on… Read More

NAHU Special Update: Congress Delays Cadillac Tax and Health Insurance Tax

Earlier today, Congress voted to pass H.R. 195, a bill that would continue to fund the government through February 8, 2018. It includes two major legislative victories for NAHU: delaying the Cadillac/Excise Tax until 2022 and implementing a moratorium of the Health Insurance Tax (HIT), effective for 2019. The bill is expected to be quickly… Read More

House of Representatives Passes AHCA, Sends to Senate for Consideration

NAHU Washington Update – 05/05/2017 House Republicans scored a major legislative victory yesterday when they narrowly passed H.R. 1628, the American Health Care Act (AHCA) reconciliation bill to repeal and replace portions of the ACA, by a vote of 217-213 with 20 Republicans voting against. The bill could only afford to lose 22 Republican votes,… Read More