National Business Group On Health To Release Results Of Nationwide Survey Of Employees On Affordable Care Act, Exchanges, Future Of Health Benefits

WASHINGTON, October 15, 2013 – The National Business Group on Health will host a press briefing on Tuesday, October 22, 2013 at 10:00 a.m. ET at the National Press Club to announce the results of a survey of employees on their perspectives on the Affordable Care Act, health insurance exchanges and the future of benefits and health care delivery. Helen Darling, President and CEO of the NBGH, will discuss the findings of the survey which asked more than 1,500 U.S. employees the following topics:

  • How familiar are employees with the Affordable Care Act (ACA) and how do they expect it to affect them?
  • Are employees confident in purchasing health insurance on their own?
  • Are private or public exchanges a viable option to the current model of employer provided plans? Are employees interested in using them?
  • How do employees view many of the innovations in the delivery of health care, including use of comparative effectiveness research, Centers of Excellence and preferred provider networks?

Darling will also discuss what employers can do with the results in their efforts to control costs and provide high quality health benefits.

Speakers:    

Helen Darling - President, CEO, National Business Group on Health



When:           

October 22, 2013


10:00 a.m. – 11:00 a.m. (continental breakfast at 9:30 a.m.)



Where:         

The National Press Club


National Press Club Building


Bloomberg Room


529 14th Street, NW


Washington, DC  20045

                       

Out of town media will be able to access the press briefing remotely.  For details and to RSVP, contact Ed Emerman at [email protected], or 609.275.5162

About the National Business Group on Health
The National Business Group on Health is the nation's only non-profit organization devoted exclusively to representing large employers' perspective on national health policy issues and providing practical solutions to its members' most important health care problems. The Business Group helps drive today's health agenda while promoting ideas for controlling health care costs, improving patient safety and quality of care and sharing best practices in health benefits management with senior benefits, HR professionals, and medical directors from leading corporations.  Business Group members, which include 66 Fortune 100 companies, provide health coverage for more than 50 million U.S. workers, retirees and their families.

Media Contacts:
Ed Emerman
609-275-5162
[email protected]

/PRNewswire -- Oct. 16, 2013/

SOURCE The National Business Group on Health

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