February 28, 2019

Coalition Letter to Congress on Health Insurance Tax Relief Act

As the leading Medicare Advantage advocacy coalition representing almost 130 organizations providing care for the 22 million Medicare beneficiaries under Medicare Advantage, Better Medicare Alliance (BMA) advocates on policies that will further strengthen Medicare Advantage as a high-quality, cost-effective choice for seniors. We write to you on behalf of our alliance and specifically the organizations that are listed below that are deeply concerned about the harmful effects of the Health Insurance Tax (HIT) that is due to be reinstated in 2020, unless Congress acts.

American Physical Therapy Association

Area Agency on Aging Palm Beach / Treasure Coast, Inc.

Association for Behavioral Health and Wellness

Better Medicare Alliance


Coalition of Texans with Disabilities

Commerce and Industry Association of New Jersey

Connecticut Association of Health Underwriters

Consumer Action

Council for Affordable Health Coverage

Direct Primary Care Coalition

Einstein Healthcare Network

Greater Philadelphia Business Coalition on Health

Healthcare Leadership Council

International Council on Active Aging

Iora Health


Martin’s Point Health Care

Meals on Wheels America

National Association of Dental Plans

National Association of Health Underwriters

National Association of Hispanic Nurses

National Association of Nutrition and Aging Services Programs

National Hispanic Council on Aging

National Hispanic Medical Association

National Medical Association

National Minority Quality Forum

New Jersey State Nurses Association

Northwell Health

Nurse Practitioner Association New York State

Oak Street Health

Philadelphia Corporation for Aging

Pittsburgh Business Group on Health

Population Health Alliance

Prevea Health

Public Sector Healthcare Roundtable

SilverSneakers by Tivity

SNP Alliance

Summa Health System (Ohio)

Teachers’ Retirement System of Kentucky

The Latino Coalition

Visiting Nurse Service of New York

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