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
Mr. President, In the past you have said, “Building a health care system that promotes prevention rather than just managing diseases will require all of us to do our part. It will take doctors telling us what risk factors we should avoid and what preventive measures we
Washington – Business Roundtable President John Engler made the following statement today on President Obama’s fiscal year 2014 budget.
Medicare Shift May Lead Way to Budget Pact” (front page, March 29) held out hope for a bipartisan deal to fix Medicare. America’s business leaders believe that would be a good thing.
Business Roundtable strongly supports “The Jobs and Premium Protection Act,” which would repeal the health insurance tax and prevent individuals and families from facing even higher health care costs.
BRT strongly supports having personal options available for Medicare beneficiaries – including Medicare Advantage and traditional Medicare. For these reasons, we are writing you to express our concern with the proposed reductions in the 45-Day Notice released on February 15, 2013.