Employer Groups Push For National All-Payer Claims Database

By Amy Lotven / April 15, 2019 at 2:07 PM
A large employer group that earlier backed a critical Supreme Court decision that stymied state-level all-payer claims databases is now calling on Congress to consider leveraging the Department of Labor’s existing authority to set up a nationwide system that could collect claims from large, self-insured employers without preempting the Employee Retirement Income Security Act. The ERISA Industry Committee (ERIC) has floated the proposal on Capitol Hill, and several other business groups also pointed to the potential benefits of a nationwide...

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