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What is Business Roundtable

Business Roundtable (BRT) is an association of chief executive officers of leading U.S. companies working to promote sound public policy and a thriving U.S. economy.

More Than Leaders. Leadership.

Business Roundtable is an association of chief executive officers of leading U.S. companies working to promote a thriving economy and expanded opportunity for all Americans through sound public policy.

About BRT

As business leaders representing every sector of the economy and providing health care and retirement benefits to tens of millions of Americans and their families, Business Roundtable members are committed to improving the affordability and quality of the nation’s health and retirement security systems.

BRT Letter to Congressmen on Sustainable Growth Rate Reform Proposal

Business Roundtable is invested in addressing health care costs that hamper essential economic growth. The Roundtable is pleased to comment on the Committees’ recently released proposal that would reform payments to physicians under America’s entitlement programs.

Medical Liability Reform

Business Roundtable supports enacting medical liability reform to ensure that patients do not lose access to physicians and a full range of health care services. These reforms include revising tort laws, developing alternative mechanisms to resolve claims and continuing support for the use of appropriate medical practice guidelines. Read More

Retirement & Financial Security

Business Roundtable supports tax policy with stable incentives to contribute to defined benefit and defined contribution retirement plans. Read More

Comments to Notices of Proposed Rulemakings on Reporting Requirements Under the Affordable Care Act

This letter provides comments in response to two separate notices of proposed rulemakings, published on September 9, 2013, which are the "Information Reporting of Minimum Essential Coverage" that involves reporting requirements under Section 6055 of the Internal Revenue Code (IRC)

Caesars Chairman, Chief Executive Officer and President, and Chair of BRT's Health & Retirement Committee Gary Loveman

Caesars Chairman, Chief Executive Officer and President, and Chair of BRT's Health & Retirement Committee Gary Loveman discusses the meaning of health and retirement issues for BRT businesses.

Caesars Entertainment: Partnership for Health & Wellness

Caesars Entertainment (Caesars) believes that a healthy workforce is critical to delivering world-class service. Therefore, Caesars emphasizes the health of its 65,000 employees as one part of its broader approach to employee engagement and customer loyalty.

Honeywell: Driving Health Engagement

To improve the health care delivery system, Honeywell believes it is important to realign the incentives for people who provide care, those who consume it and those who pay for it.

CVS Caremark: Redefining a Large Employer’s Health & Welfare Strategy

As a pharmacy innovation company, CVS Caremark is dedicated to putting people on the path to better health. The company believes that the health care innovations it develops for the benefit of its customers and clients can also be leveraged to help its employees live healthier and happier lives.

Business Leaders: Information, Patient Involvement Keys to Health Care Cost

The Wall Street Journal's forum on health care costs featured insights from BRT-member CEOs from their own experiences.

Comment Letter on Medicare Claims Data

Business Roundtable appreciates the opportunity to respond to the Request for Public Comments (dated 8/6/13) on the potential release of Medicare physician data.

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Committee Priorities

Business Roundtable members want to ensure that future generations of American retirees can enjoy peace of mind in retirement. They support proposals to strengthen Social Security and Medicare, improve their finances and preserve their benefits for current and future retirees.

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Changes are needed to the Affordable Care Act to reduce the complexity of compliance and the costs. These changes should start with eliminating unnecessary and duplicative requirements, fees and taxes on medical devices, insurance plans and pharmaceuticals.

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Business Roundtable members are committed to offering benefits that help empower employees, giving them tools and resources to lead healthier lives.

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The Employee Retirement Income Security Act (ERISA), which Business Roundtable strongly supports, provides the legal authority that permits employers to manage health care and retirement plans for employees in locations across the country without 50 states imposing separate requirements.

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Business Roundtable supports policies that will create value for all consumers of health care services, including expanding the use of health information technology; dissemination of consumer information on cost and quality of health care; and promotion of changing payments by public and private payers, including Medicare, to reward value of services provided, not volume.

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Business Roundtable supports enacting medical liability reform to ensure that patients do not lose access to physicians and a full range of health care services. These reforms include revising tort laws, developing alternative mechanisms to resolve claims and continuing support for the use of appropriate medical practice guidelines.

Read More

Business Roundtable supports tax policy with stable incentives to contribute to defined benefit and defined contribution retirement plans.

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