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Testimony







2017

NAHU Executive Vice President and CEO Janet Trautwein testified before the U.S. Senate Health, Education, Labor and Pensions (HELP) Committee in a hearing titled, “Obamacare Emergency: Stabilizing the Individual Health Insurance Market.” Janet’s testimony focused on what can be done through legislation and regulation to stabilize both the individual and employer-sponsored health insurance market for the 2017, 2018, and 2019 plan years.

2016

Former NAHU President Tom Harte was a panelist on the Senate Health, Education, Labor and Pensions Subcommittee on Primary Health and Retirement Security Roundtable hearing to discuss the costs and options of small business healthcare as well as the affordability and accessibility of health insurance. 

Tom Harte also testified before the House Ways and Means Committee for a hearing on rising health insurance premiums under the Affordable Care Act.

NAHU member Scott Wham briefed Congress on the ACA’s individual and employer mandates, reporting requirements and exchange and tax credit eligibility provisions as part of a session by the ACA Reporting Task Force, of which NAHU is a member.

2015

Past NAHU President Tom Harte testified before the Senate Health, Education, Labor, and Pensions (HELP) subcommittee on Primary Health and Retirement Security in a roundtable hearing to discuss challenges and opportunities with healthcare for small businesses.

2014

NAHU Legislative Council member Alan Schulman testified before the House Small Business Committee’s subcommittee on Contracting and Workforce about how the ACA’s mandates, rules and changes to insurance will increase costs for employers.

NAHU Senior Vice President of Government Affairs Jessica Waltman testified before the National Association of Insurance Commissioners and the Health Insurance and Managed Care (B) Committee about the experience certified health insurance agents and brokers have had with federally-facilitated, partnership and state exchanges.