Ilene MacDonald, FRA

Taft-Hartley Benefits Summit roundtables to look at real estate investments, merger of plans, medical and recreational marijuana legal concerns, and more
Events, Features, Law and Politics, Municipal Government, National

Taft-Hartley Benefits Summit roundtables to look at real estate investments, merger of plans, medical and recreational marijuana legal concerns, and more

In addition to in-depth presentations and panel discussions on political and regulatory issues that have an impact on multi-employer and public sector plans, Made in America 2020: The Taft-Hartley Benefits Summit will offer attendees an opportunity to participate in three 20-minute moderated roundtables on hot button topics. Here’s a look at three of the topics…

Medicare-for-All: Taft-Hartley Benefits Summit to look at the implications of a single-payer health system on health funds and union membership
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Medicare-for-All: Taft-Hartley Benefits Summit to look at the implications of a single-payer health system on health funds and union membership

Interest in a single-payer system has grownin the wake of unaffordable premiums and deductibles even for the lowest non-subsidized plans, as well as the Trump administration’s efforts to further destabilize the Affordable Care Act health insurance exchange market. Indeed, Medicare-for-All proposals continue to dominate headlines in the Democratic presidential race. While promoted as well intentioned,…