ERIC Backs Senate Introduction of Direct Primary Care Legislation

Washington, DC, April 5, 2023 – Today, The ERISA Industry Committee (ERIC) endorsed the Primary Care Enhancement Act (S. 628), legislation that would allow Americans enrolled in high deductible health plans (HDHPs) paired with a health savings account (HSA) to participate in direct primary care arrangements. ERIC strongly supports this legislation, as it expands access to high-value primary care services for Americans of all incomes and ages. 

“ERIC member companies value quality care and services that benefit their employees who want access to medical professionals, and help managing and improving their health,” said Melissa Bartlett, Senior Vice President of Health Policy at ERIC. “Direct primary care provides patients with important access to care and our outdated tax code must be updated so more patients can utilize this care option. The Primary Care Enhancement Act affords patients this choice.” 

To read ERIC’s endorsement of the Senate legislation, click HERE.  


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About The ERISA Industry Committee
ERIC is a national advocacy organization that exclusively represents large employers that provide health, retirement, paid leave, and other benefits to their nationwide workforces. With member companies that are leaders in every sector of the economy, ERIC advocates on the federal, state, and local levels for policies that promote flexibility and uniformity in the administration of their employee benefit plans.