Featured Infographic:

Are you using any of these strategies? A survey by Towers Watson reveals the actions employers are considering to combat rising costs and avoid the excise tax. See the infographic.

Calculators

ACA Subsidy Calculator

This tool helps you project premiums and government assistance under the ACA by examining the impact of tax credits based on income levels, ages, family sizes and regional costs.

Minimum Value Calculator

The U.S. Department of Health and Human Services’ Minimum Value Calculator allows an employer to use information about its health benefits, coverage and cost-sharing rules to determine whether the plan meets minimum value standards.

Health Policy

The goal of The Alliance’s health policy function is to:

  • Provide timely and objective information to members,
  • Become a resource to public policy makers, and
  • Take action on issues that are likely to impact Alliance members and that are consistent with our mission.

Read our pdf Health Policy Platform.

The Alliance is a member of the American Benefits Council on behalf of employers who belong to our cooperative. We regularly share information about Council activities and pass along educational materials and learning opportunities.

Health Policy Updates

  • How the executive orders on CSRs and HRAs will impact employers
  • Trump Administration Expands Contraception Mandate Exemptions
  • EEOC Shares Timeline for Reviewing Wellness Regulations

Read the updates

Health Reform Updates

  • The Alliance Joins in Urging Senate to Avoid Taxing Employer Coverage
  • What do the latest health reform proposals mean to employers?
  • Health Policy in Transit: A Purchaser Viewpoint

Read health reform updates

Want to get involved with health policy?

Members are welcome to join The Alliance Health Policy Committee. For more information, contact Teri Van Tassel, vice president, marketing and member services, at 608.210.6633 or tvantassel@the-alliance.org.

Learn about the committee

Healthy Policy News & Updates

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Forecasting Health Care Transparency Reform
Every day, millions of Americans check into hospitals, visit family physicians or are treated in clinics. Rarely do patients ask, ...
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State Health Policy Legislation: What Employers Need to Know in Wisconsin and Illinois
“There is strength in numbers – in policy making as well as purchasing health care,” said Karen Timberlake, principal at ...
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Federal Health Policy: Changes Employers Need to Know and Future Issues to Watch
How has federal health policy changed over the past year? Which changes impact employers with self-funded employee health benefit plans? ...
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Health Savings Accounts: Part of the 2018 Congressional Health Care Reform Agenda?
Congressional leaders are currently sending mixed signals on whether they will make another attempt to fully repeal the ACA. That ...
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Health Policy Spotlight: A Preview of the Illinois Legislative Session
Health care is emerging as a hot topic in the Illinois legislature, where almost 6,000 new bills are expected to ...
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Tax Reform Bill
Tax Reform and Health Care – What Employers Need to Know
Tax reform passed both houses of Congress in December and was signed by the President on Dec. 22, 2017. Several ...
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