Health: Retiree Health/ERRP

Legislative — proposals, bills and analysis from 2006-present
Regulatory — administrative rules and information from U.S. offices and agencies
Judicial — current and past court cases and amicus briefs
Press Releases — Council statements and advisories to the news media

No new stories have been published on this topic. All pre-2014 stories can be found in the Benefits Byte Archive or by searching members-only documents. See also the list of issues for related topics.

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Council Materials

February 16, 2012 — Council Letter to House Ways and Means Committee Regarding Section 420 Transfers

March 19, 2010 — ACTION ALERT: Consider Immediate Impact of Retiree Drug Subsidy Provision in Health Care Reform Legislation

March 16, 2010 — Moran Company Report: Assessing the Coverage and Budgetary Implications of Legislation Modifying the Deductibility of Retiree Drug Spending Eligible for Subsidies

March 16, 2010 — Bridge Years Coalition/Towers Watson Study: The Unintended Consequences of Eliminating the Tax Exclusion for the Medicare Retiree Drug Subsidy

January 14, 2010 — Proposed Tax on Retiree Drug Subsidies: How Much is it Really Worth?

January 10, 2010 — Retiree Prescription Drug Subsidy: Background on Subsidy Amount and Taxation

December 10, 2009 — Council/AFL-CIO Joint Letter to Leader Reid Regarding Taxation of Retiree Drug Subsidy

December 10, 2009 — Roll Call/Politico Advertisements on Retiree Drug Subsidy Taxation Issue

December 10, 2009 — Actuarial Analysis of Taxation of Prescription Drug Subsidy

December 8, 2009 — FEI Letter to Senate Regarding Proposed Change to the Tax Treatment of Medicare Part D Subsidy

December 11, 2009 — Joint CFO Letter to Congress Regarding Taxation of Retiree Drug Subsidy

December 10, 2009 — Council/AFL-CIO Joint Letter to Leader Reid Regarding Taxation of Retiree Drug Subsidy

March 27, 2009 — Group Letter Opposing Emergency Retiree Health Benefits Protection Act (H.R. 1322)

October 2, 2008 — Council Statement for the House Education and Labor Committee Hearing Record on Safeguarding Retiree Health Benefits

April 3, 2008 — Group Letter Supporting Long-Term Care Affordability and Security Act

Exorbitant accounting hit to businesses will continue unless health law's retiree drug subsidy provision is reversed
March 29, 2010

Employer sponsors of retiree drug plans face immediate decision: eliminate coverage or take huge hit to earnings
March 19, 2010

New report: health care tax on retiree health subsidy loses money, will affect prescription drug coverage
March 16, 2010

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