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  • No Place Too Far for Telemedicine
    Posted in Press Releases on July 20, 2017 | Preview rr
    Tags: Health, Rural America, Technology

    WASHINGTON – Today, Members of the House Small Business Subcommittees on Agriculture, Energy and Trade and Health and Technology heard from leading pioneers in the telehealth industry. They discussed the current use of telehealth services and how expansion can benefit small businesses and rural communities. “While twenty percent of Americans live in rural areas, only nine percent of physicians practice there,” said Agriculture, Energy, and Trade Subcommittee Chairman Rod Blum (R-IA). “Telehealth... Read more

  • ICYMI: Good News: Increased Health Care Options for Small Businesses?
    Posted in In Case You Missed It on May 16, 2017 | Preview rr
    Tags: Health

    WASHINGTON - This week, the Centers for Medicare and Medicaid Services (CMS) announced that small businesses can enroll their employees directly in a health insurance company instead of having to do it through Obamacare’s Small Business Health Options Program (SHOP). Wall Street Journal: White House Closes a Health-Care Enrollment Option WSJ Excerpt: “Our goal is to reduce ACA burdens on consumers and small businesses and make it easier for them to purchase coverage,” Seema Verma, the administr... Read more

  • Small Business Committee Statement on Obamacare Repeal
    Posted in Press Releases on May 4, 2017 | Preview rr
    Tags: Health

    WASHINGTON -- House Small Business Committee Chairman Steve Chabot (R-Ohio) has the following statement regarding House passage of H.R. 1628: "Americans deserve better than the failing healthcare system they have now. By passing H.R. 1628, the House has acted to remove the crippling burden of Obamacare and give America's 29 million small businesses the freedom and options they need to provide both coverage and care to the millions of families that depend on them." To understand more about how O... Read more

  • Making Washington Work for America’s Small Businesses
    Posted in Press Releases on March 22, 2017 | Preview rr
    Tags: Tax Reform , Health, Access to Capital, Oversight and Regulatory Reform

    Small Business Owners Sound Off on Obamacare, Regulations, Taxes WASHINGTON – Today small business owners told the House Small Business Committee that Obamacare’s mandates, as well as overregulation and the current tax code, are having a devastating effect on their businesses, employees and customers. “These issues are important because too often, small businesses get the short end of the stick which is counterproductive to the economic health of our nation,” explained House Small Business Comm... Read more

  • Chairman Chabot Hails House Passage of Small Business Health Fairness Act
    Posted in Press Releases on March 22, 2017 | Preview rr
    Tags: Health

    WASHINGTON - House Small Business Committee Chairman Steve Chabot (R-Ohio) took to the House floor today in strong support of H.R. 1101, the Small Business Health Fairness Act. The measure was approved by a vote of 236 to 175 in the House and now advances to the U.S. Senate. VIDEO: Chairman Chabot Speaks in Support of H.R. 1101 “For virtually any one of us in this Chamber, it can be said that hundreds of thousands of our constituents depend on small businesses for their livelihoods. They’ve been... Read more

  • Chairman Chabot in Fox News Opinion: The Small Business Case for Obamacare Repeal and Replace
    Posted in Op-Eds on February 13, 2017 | Preview rr
    Tags: Health

    Rep. Chabot: The small business case for the repeal and replace of ObamaCare By Rep. Steve Chabot February 13, 2017 “Actually, we got less…” That’s how Tom Secor, a small businessman from Ohio,respondedwhen the top Democrat on the House Small Business Committee insisted he gotmorehealth insurance options under ObamaCareat a hearing last week. “We had one carrier that was willing to offer insurance, that’s what our insurance agent told us,” he explained. “Fewer and fewer small businesses, especi... Read more

  • Chairman Chabot Statement on Senate Confirmation of Tom Price as HHS Secretary
    Posted in Press Releases on February 10, 2017 | Preview rr
    Tags: Health

    WASHINGTON - House Small Business Committee Chairman Steve Chabot (R-Ohio) made the following statement after the U.S. Senate confirmed Congressman Tom Price as the 23rd Secretary of Health and Human Services. “Since Dr. Price first arrived in Congress, he has been a dear friend, indispensable colleague and one of the leading conservative voices on health care policy,” said Chairman Chabot. “As a physician and as a legislator, Tom has always put the care and wellness of patients first and foremo... Read more

  • "Actually, we got less..."
    Posted in Press Releases on February 7, 2017 | Preview rr
    Tags: Health

    Improving the Health Care Marketplace for Small Businesses House GOP’s “Better Way” Health Care Plan Discussed at SBC Hearing WASHINGTON – Small business owners and experts told Members of the House Small Business Committee today that Obamacare has made the health insurance marketplace worse for the owners and employees of America’s 28 million small businesses. In the Committee’s first hearing of the 115th Congress, witnesses explained how replacement proposals crafted by House Republicans could... Read more

  • Chabot Announces Committee Leadership for 115th Congress
    Posted in Press Releases on January 17, 2017 | Preview rr
    Tags: Tax Reform , Health, Access to Capital, Energy, Oversight and Regulatory Reform, Rural America, Contracting, International Trade

    WASHINGTON—House Small Business Committee Chairman Steve Chabot (R-Ohio) today announced the Committee’s leadership team for the 115th Congress. “All of our Small Business Committee Members are bringing invaluable experience and unmatched enthusiasm to our work already,” said Chairman Chabot. “I know that these individuals who have stepped up to lead our subcommittees will lead by example in turning ideas into solutions for America’s 28 million small businesses.” 115th Congress Small Business Co... Read more

  • The Small Business Case for Repeal and Replace
    Posted in Blog on January 13, 2017 | Preview rr
    Tags: Health

    The Small Business Case for Repeal and Replace For years, members of the small business community have been testifying before the House Small Business Committee on the failures of Obamacare and the reasons it needs to be repealed and replaced. House Republicans have been listening to them all along. The House has passed legislation that will clear the way for the repeal and replacement of Obamacare. These Small Business Committee witnesses made the case for repeal and replace far better than any... Read more