The wellness programs many leading employers have put in place are making progress in helping employees and their families be healthier and better understand potential risk factors.
An affordable, innovative and efficient health care system is an essential factor in ensuring a better quality of life for all Americans and a more productive and competitive U.S. workforce. Likewise, stable and predictable policies that promote retirement security and economic growth help ensure a reasonable standard of living for most Americans in retirement and make the United States a more attractive location for skilled workers and businesses. Business Roundtable supports policies that will improve the affordability and quality of U.S. health care and strengthen retirement security.
Recent Activities in Health & Retirement
Business Roundtable President John Engler today released the following statement in response to a new regulation issued by the Department of Labor that would redefine “fiduciary” under the Employee Retirement Income Security Act:
Congress and the Administration will now have the time to work to preserve critical reforms made by employers before the Affordable Care Act was ever passed.
A national poll of registered voters shows that three-quarters of all respondents nationwide are concerned about the employee benefits tax, a 40 percent tax on health benefits, also called the “Cadillac tax
A new rule proposed by the U.S. Department of Labor to change the legal definition of “fiduciary” -- savings and retirement advisers -- likely will have far-reaching consequences for millions of Americans.