Press Releases

2017

2016

  • ECFC to Host 35th Annual Conference March 16-18 3/01/2016

    Washington, D.C. – March 1, 2016 – ECFC, the leading nonprofit organization promoting choice in benefit solutions, will host its 35th Annual Conference March 16-18 in Washington, D.C. ECFC and its more than 100 member organizations are champions of tax-advantaged benefits programs, and this annual event works to ensure voices are heard in the ongoing debate on employer-provided benefit plans, tax reform and the Affordable Care Act (ACA).

  • ECFC Celebrates 35th Anniversary of Advancing Healthcare Consumerism 1/26/2016

    ECFC, the leading nonprofit organization promoting choice in benefit solutions, is celebrating its 35th anniversary throughout 2016. Strengthened by member support, the organization is poised to make significant strides in advancing healthcare consumerism this year.

  • ECFC Hires Martin Trussell as Executive Director 1/05/2016

    Washington, D.C. – Jan. 5, 2016 – ECFC, the leading nonprofit organization promoting choice in benefit solutions, is excited to announce Martin Trussell as their new Executive Director as they continue to expand their influence in advancing health care consumerism. You can access the complete article, here.

2015

  • ECFC Statement on Congress’ Two-Year Delay of “Cadillac” Tax 12/18/2015

    December 18, 2015

    Washington, D.C. – Earlier this week, Congress introduced a broad tax package that includes a two-year delay of the so-called “Cadillac” tax— a 40 percent excise tax on employer based health plans that had been scheduled to start in 2018. If the legislation passes, as anticipated, the delay until 2020 will provide welcome, but only temporary, relief to millions of Americans. While the ECFC views this delay measure as an interim achievement and is grateful to those who have continued to advocate against the Cadillac tax, it stands by its vital commitment to repealing or revising the tax as soon as possible. Click here to read the rest of ECFC’s statement.

  • ECFC Statement on Washington Post Editorial “United Against the Cadillac Tax” 12/08/2015

    The ECFC wholeheartedly rejects the editorial published in yesterday’s Washington Post (“United Against the Cadillac Tax”), which uses flawed logic to suggest that Congress is in the wrong in its overwhelming support for repealing the “Cadillac”—or excise—tax on high-cost employer provided health plans. Click here to read ECFC’s complete statement

  • ECFC Launches My Money, My Health to Combat Cadillac Tax 11/18/2015

    ECFC, the leading nonprofit organization promoting choice in benefit solutions, has launched the My Money, My Health campaign to give voice to millions of healthcare consumers who will be negatively impacted by a looming tax on their health benefits accounts.

  • ECFC Leads Charge to Revise Cadillac Tax 9/29/2015

    ECFC Leads Charge to Revise Cadillac Tax Nation’s Leading Benefits Experts Align to Advocate for Employers, Employees

    ECFC, the leading nonprofit organization promoting choice in benefit solutions, continues to lead the charge to revise the excise tax, commonly referred to as the Cadillac Tax.

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