- Critical health policy or regulatory issues for self-funded employers at the federal or state level.
- Current The Alliance activities that aim to influence health policy.
- Telling federal and state legislators how proposed changes are likely to impact your business.
OUR HEALTH POLICY COMMITTEE AIMS TO:
- Help you understand the potential impact of proposed or adopted legislation and regulations at the federal and state level.
- Share your stories to support actions that help employers manage and deliver health benefits.
- Ask legislation to consider regulations that positively impact the ability of employers to offer effective, affordable health benefit programs.
Our Framework for Action:
The Alliance and its Health Policy Committee are guided by the health policy platform and resolutions. New or revised resolutions are presented to The Alliance members for approval at the cooperative’s annual meeting.
Advocacy Strategy and Tactics
Public Official Education and Outreach
- Advocate for greater transparency of information through participation in national and regional initiatives.
- Issue briefs.
- Calls to action for members and other stakeholders.
- Editorials and opinion pieces.
- Presentations to community groups.
- Testify at public hearings.
- Meetings with state and federal legislators.
- Join with partners in efforts to influence health benefit issues.
- Write letters and organize letter-writing campaigns for members.
- Submit comments on proposed state or federal regulations
The Alliance Vision Statement
THE VISION THAT GUIDES OUR FUTURE
The Alliance is working toward a future where:
- High quality, affordable health care is reliably delivered to all patients.
- People have confidence that their health plans enable them to take care of themselves and their families.
- Alliance members thrive by joining together to control the trend of health care costs.
Watch president & CEO, Cheryl DeMars talk about The Alliance Vision here.