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Since 1976, The ERISA Industry Committee (ERIC) has remained the only organization in Washington, DC dedicated exclusively to the employee benefit and compensation interests of America’s largest companies. Learn More

ERIC as part of the Coalition to Protect Retirement launched a national campaign to safeguard retirement savings tax incentives. As part of the launch, the Coalition released a survey showing that Americans overwhelmingly oppose changing tax rules for retirement savings accounts. Learn more

ERIC advocates and supports the strengthening of our voluntary system of retirement benefits that has enabled our members to offer benchmark retirement benefits to their active employees, retirees and their families. Visit ERIC's Retirement Policy Page

ERIC is a highly visible, effective advocate of market-based health care reform and ERISA preemption. We believe that improving the quality, cost-effectiveness, and accessibility of our health care system demands adherence to market principles that have made possible the success of major employer plans. Visit ERIC's Health Policy Page

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ERIC Urges Flexibility as Arkansas State Medical Board Considers Telemedicine Regulations

The ERISA Industry Committee petitions the ASMB's Telemedicine Advisory Committee to adopt new standards as it moves to impose telemedicine regulations… More

ERIC Urges CMS to Abandon Health Plan Identifier Regulations

The ERISA Industry Committee addresses Health Plan Identifiers (HPIDs) in a comment letter to the Centers for Medicare and Medicaid Services (CMS)… More

ERIC Recommends Changes to Labor Department Conflict of Interest Rule to Reduce Uncertainty for Large Employers

While the new Labor Department rules further defining conflicts of interest in investment advice have evolved significantly, The ERISA Industry Committee (ERIC) today, in a letter to the department, recommends changes to ensure that the new rule will not needlessly increase regulatory burdens and costs, and create uncertainty among plan sponsors, plan participants, and service providers… More

ERIC Urges the House to Extend Retirement Benefits Protection Contained in Pending Highway Bill

The ERISA Industry Committee (ERIC) urges the House of Representatives to pass legislation this week that would extend a tax provision which facilitates the ability of companies to offer important retiree health and life insurance benefits… More

ERIC Applauds Efforts of U.S. Senate Tax Reform
Working Group on Savings & Investment
to Support Private Retirement Savings,
An Important Priority for the Nation’s Largest Employees

The ERISA Industry Committee agreed today with the objectives of the bipartisan U.S. Senate Committee on Finance’s Savings & Investment Working Group to reform the nation’s tax system. … More

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