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.
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
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 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.
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.
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.
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.