Tag: health care

Small Businesses See Big Savings With HRAs

Filed in Economics, Labor, Safety and Health by on August 31, 2017 0 Comments
Small Businesses See Big Savings With HRAs

“Affordable healthcare” is a bit of an oxymoron, and most small business owners will agree. As medical costs continually rise, employers who want to offer viable healthcare coverage options to their employees without breaking the bank need a sound strategy. NAHB played a critical role in bringing back one such cost-saving measure.

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House Passes GOP Health Care Bill

Filed in Capitol Hill by on May 4, 2017 3 Comments
House Passes GOP Health Care Bill

The House today approved legislation designed to repeal and replace the Affordable Care Act, also commonly known as Obamacare. The Republican measure to revamp the nation’s health care system received no Democratic support. NAHB commended the House for passing H.R. 1628, the American Health Care Act of 2017.

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House Approves NAHB-Supported Association Health Plan Bill

Filed in Capitol Hill by on March 22, 2017 10 Comments
House Approves NAHB-Supported Association Health Plan Bill

The House today approved the Small Business Health Fairness Act, association health plan legislation that would put small businesses on an equal footing with large employers and unions when it comes to negotiating lower insurance costs.

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Congress Reinstates Health Reimbursement Arrangements

Filed in Capitol Hill by on December 7, 2016 8 Comments
Congress Reinstates Health Reimbursement Arrangements

In a major victory for home building firms and other small businesses across the land, the Senate today passed the 21st Century Cures Act, a comprehensive health care package which includes a provision to allow employers to provide Health Reimbursement Arrangements to help their employees pay for health insurance.

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House Votes to Reinstate Health Reimbursement Arrangements

Filed in Capitol Hill, Labor, Safety and Health by on November 30, 2016 1 Comment
House Votes to Reinstate Health Reimbursement Arrangements

The House today passed the 21st Century Cures Act, a comprehensive health care package that includes NAHB-supported legislation that would allow home building firms and other small businesses to provide Health Reimbursement Arrangements (HRAs) to help their employees with rising health care costs.

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House Votes to Reinstate Health Reimbursement Arrangements

Filed in Capitol Hill, Labor, Safety and Health by on June 21, 2016 2 Comments
House Votes to Reinstate Health Reimbursement Arrangements

The House today approved the Small Business Healthcare Relief Act (H.R. 5447), legislation championed by NAHB that would allow small business owners to help their employees pay for health insurance.

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House HRA Bill on Fast Track Thanks to Boustany

Filed in Capitol Hill, Labor, Safety and Health by on June 17, 2016 0 Comments
House HRA Bill on Fast Track Thanks to Boustany

After taking a leading role to unanimously shepherd NAHB-supported bipartisan health care legislation through the House Ways and Means Committee on June 15, Rep. Charles Boustany (R-La.) has worked with the House leadership to arrange for the bill to come to the House floor next week.

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House Vote on NAHB-Supported Health Care Bill Set for Week of June 20

Filed in Capitol Hill, Labor, Safety and Health by on June 15, 2016 3 Comments
House Vote on NAHB-Supported Health Care Bill Set for Week of June 20

The House is expected to vote during the week of June 20 on NAHB-supported bipartisan legislation sponsored by Reps. Charles Boustany (R-La.) and Mike Thompson (D-Calif.) that would allow small business owners to help their employees pay for health insurance.

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NAHB, Business Groups Urge Congress to Act On HRAs

Filed in Capitol Hill by on February 26, 2016 0 Comments
NAHB, Business Groups Urge Congress to Act On HRAs

NAHB and a coalition of more than 160 business groups today sent a letter to House and Senate leaders commending them for championing bipartisan legislation that would reinstate the use of Health Reimbursement Arrangements and calling on Congress to act promptly to pass this measure.

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6 Ways Builders Can Save Money at Tax Time

Filed in Business Management by on January 27, 2016 1 Comment
6 Ways Builders Can Save Money at Tax Time

Whether filing as an individual or a small business, home building professionals who play it smart will find that there are lots of ways to save money at tax time.

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