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Final Association Health Plan Rule Will Boost Small Businesses

Filed in Codes and Standards, Labor, Legal by on June 19, 2018 11 Comments
Final Association Health Plan Rule Will Boost Small Businesses

NAHB commended the Trump administration for issuing its final rule today on association health plans that will help small businesses – including home building firms and local home builder associations – rein in skyrocketing health care costs and provide better health coverage for workers.

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Association Health Plans – What’s the Next Step?

Filed in Labor, Legal by on October 17, 2017 1 Comment
Association Health Plans – What’s the Next Step?

NAHB has been a long-time proponent of association health plans, which would empower small businesses to pool together to purchase health insurance plans for their employees. Now that President Trump has signed an executive order that would ease restrictions on association health plans, what’s the next step to make this a reality for HBAs?

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A Step Forward for Association Health Plans

Filed in Labor, Legal by on October 12, 2017 14 Comments
A Step Forward for Association Health Plans

President Trump today signed an executive order that would ease restrictions on association health plans and health reimbursement accounts to create more options for small businesses to provide health benefits to their employees.

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House Approves NAHB-Supported Association Health Plan Bill

Filed in Advocacy 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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Washington Lawmakers Show Bipartisan Support for Association Health Plans

Filed in Advocacy, Labor, Legal by on December 2, 2015 0 Comments
Washington Lawmakers Show Bipartisan Support for Association Health Plans

At NAHB’s request, Reps. Jaime Herrera Beutler (R-Wash.) and Derek Kilmer (D-Wash.) today sent a letter to Washington State Office of Insurance Commissioner Mike Kreidler voicing their strong support for association health plans.

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Trump’s Fiscal 2020 Budget Seeks $8.7 Billion Cut to HUD

Filed in Advocacy by on March 11, 2019 5 Comments
Trump’s Fiscal 2020 Budget Seeks $8.7 Billion Cut to HUD

President Trump’s proposed fiscal 2020 budget, which runs from Oct. 1, 2019 through Sept. 30 2020, would cut the HUD budget by $8.7 billion to $44.1 billion.

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Proposed Regulation on Health Reimbursement Arrangements Released

Filed in Labor, Legal by on October 24, 2018 0 Comments
Proposed Regulation on Health Reimbursement Arrangements Released

The Departments of Treasury, Health and Human Services, and Labor yesterday proposed a new regulation that expands the effectiveness of health reimbursement arrangements to help employees pay for health insurance.

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Trump’s Fiscal 2019 Budget Seeks 14% Cut to HUD

Filed in Advocacy by on February 12, 2018 2 Comments
Trump’s Fiscal 2019 Budget Seeks 14% Cut to HUD

President Trump’s proposed fiscal 2019 budget, which runs from Oct. 1, 2018 through Sept. 30 2019, would cut the HUD budget 18.3%, or $8.8 billion, to $39.2 billion.

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NAHB Commends Proposed Rule on Small Business Health Plans

Filed in Codes and Standards, Labor, Legal by on January 4, 2018 2 Comments
NAHB Commends Proposed Rule on Small Business Health Plans

NAHB today commended the Department of Labor for issuing a proposed rule that is intended to expand access to health coverage by allowing more employers to form Small Business Health Plans, also known as Association Health Plans.

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Be Sure to Attend the NAHB Legislative Conference June 14

Filed in Advocacy by on June 2, 2017 0 Comments
Be Sure to Attend the NAHB Legislative Conference June 14

Builders looking to send a message to Congress that it needs to take action to keep housing and the economy on the right track should mark their calendar now for the most important grassroots event of the year — the 2017 NAHB Legislative Conference. The conference is on Wednesday, June 14 and is a day-long event that coincides with the NAHB Midyear Board of Directors Meeting in Washington, D.C.

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