Coalition Letter to Congress on Health Insurance Tax Relief Act

As the leading Medicare Advantage advocacy coalition representing almost 130 organizations providing care for the 22 million Medicare beneficiaries under Medicare Advantage, Better Medicare Alliance (BMA) advocates on policies that will further strengthen Medicare Advantage as a high-quality, cost-effective choice for seniors. We write to you on behalf of our alliance and specifically the organizations that are listed below that are deeply concerned about the harmful effects of the Health Insurance Tax (HIT) that is due to be reinstated in 2020, unless Congress acts.

American Physical Therapy Association
Area Agency on Aging Palm Beach / Treasure Coast, Inc.
Association for Behavioral Health and Wellness
Better Medicare Alliance
Coalition of Texans with Disabilities
Commerce and Industry Association of New Jersey
Connecticut Association of Health Underwriters

Consumer Action
Council for Affordable Health Coverage
Direct Primary Care Coalition
Einstein Healthcare Network
Greater Philadelphia Business Coalition on Health
Healthcare Leadership Council
International Council on Active Aging
Iora Health
Martin’s Point Health Care
Meals on Wheels America
National Association of Dental Plans
National Association of Health Underwriters
National Association of Hispanic Nurses
National Association of Nutrition and Aging Services Programs
National Hispanic Council on Aging
National Hispanic Medical Association
National Medical Association
National Minority Quality Forum
New Jersey State Nurses Association
Northwell Health
Nurse Practitioner Association New York State
Oak Street Health
Philadelphia Corporation for Aging
Pittsburgh Business Group on Health
Population Health Alliance
Prevea Health
Public Sector Healthcare Roundtable
SilverSneakers by Tivity
SNP Alliance
Summa Health System (Ohio)
Teachers’ Retirement System of Kentucky
The Latino Coalition
Visiting Nurse Service of New York