On March 24, Small Business Majority's Colorado Director Lindsey Vigoda testified before the House Health & Insurance Committe to support HB 23-1215. This legislation will provide protections for Coloradans and small business owners from costs associated with abusive hospital facility fees.
On March 24, Sandra Payne, co-owner of Denver Concrete Vibrator, testified before the Colorado House Health & Insurance Committee in support of HB 23-1215, which will make a difference in healthcare accessibility and affordability for Coloradans, and specifically for small business owners.
Today, CEO and Founder John Arensmeyer offered written testimony to the U.S. House Committee on Ways and Means Subcommittee on Health hearing: "Why Health Care is Unaffordable." Mr. Arensmeyer offered a range of policy solutions to help address healthcare affordability issues and support America's diverse entrepreneurial ecosystem with access to quality coverage.
As a representative of the more than four million small businesses in California, Small Business Majority is pleased to support AB 616 (Rodriguez), the Medical Group Financial Transparency Act. This bill would advance efforts to improve healthcare affordability by ensuring that healthcare purchasers and consumers have access to important information about the finances of large medical groups and other physician organizations.
Midwest Director Tasha Brown testifies to express our support for Senate Bill 1912, legislation that will provide the Department of Insurance the authority to reject unreasonable rate increases for health insurance in both the individual and small group markets.
On March 15, Small Business Majority's Colorado Director Lindsey Vigoda submitted written testimony to the Senate Health and Human Services Committee in support of SB 23-189, which will provide greater access to insurance-covered benefits for reproductive healthcare, and to explain why access to reproductive healthcare is vital to current and aspiring entrepreneurs.
As a leading representative of the four million small businesses in California, Small Business Majority writes to Assemblymember Wood to express support AB 1208 (Schiavo), which will dramatically reduce cost-sharing for Covered California enrollees. This is particularly important to entrepreneurs who struggle to afford healthcare costs.
As a leading representative of the four million small businesses in California, Small Business Majority writes to Senate Health Committee Chair to oppose SB 774 (Jones), which would severely limit the authority of California’s Attorney General to protect access to and affordability of hospital services provided by most hospitals in California. This would in turn impact healthcare costs for Californians, including members of the small business community who already struggle with access to affordable care.
As a representative of the more than four million small businesses in California, Small Business Majority is pleased to support AB 1091, which will discourage anticompetitive behaviors in the healthcare industry. This bill will prevent anticompetitive contracting provisions and strengthen oversight of hospital mergers and consolidation by the Attorney General, a key measure to control healthcare costs and affordability for small businesses.
Today, Public Policy Director Awesta Sarkash, testified in favor of SB 11, which would establish a state-run paid family and medical leave program in New Mexico. The testimony was before the New Mexico House Commerce and Economic Development Committee.