Lockton Expert Testifies on Capitol Hill to Share Views on Health Reform Law

Lockton Expert Testifies on Capitol Hill to Share Views on Health Reform Law

“Place yourself in the shoes of employers that supply valued health coverage to 160 million of us,” suggests Lockton’s Fensholt to a Subcommittee of the U.S. House of Representatives.

The health reform law’s adverse cost impact on employers is significant, foreshadowing intentions by many employers to curtail benefits or even exit the group health insurance marketplace, insurance leader Lockton told Congressional leaders. Testifying June 2 before the House Energy and Commerce Committee’s Subcommittee on Health, Edward Fensholt, director of Lockton’s Health Reform Advisory Practice, told committee members that the hard costs – and hassle costs – paid by employers in implementing the law are substantial, and not something to be trivialized.

Full article here.

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Eric is a Producer at Lockton Insurance Brokers, Inc., the world’s largest privately held commercial broker. Eric has over 23 years of experience in the insurance industry and has spent the last 11 years with Lockton. Eric specializes in Health & Welfare Benefits, Retirement Planning, and Executive Benefits. Eric's clients utilize his expertise in the areas of Plan Due Diligence, Transaction Structure, Fiduciary Oversight, Investment Design, Compliance and Vendor negotiation to improve the operational & financial outcome for each client. The Benefit Blog is a place to share that expertise and industry news.
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