WASHINGTON, D.C. — Today, the Financial Services Institute (FSI) submitted a comment letter to the Department of Labor (DOL), in support of expanding access to Association Healthcare Plans.
FSI has heard the numerous concerns of its financial advisor members who, over the last few years, have faced ever-growing healthcare premiums and deductibles. FSI’s goal is to be able to provide affordable, quality healthcare to its members, if and when the DOL’s rule becomes final and takes effect.
CLICK HERE to read FSI’s comment letter.
In October of 2017, President Trump signed an Executive Order, directing DOL to consider expanding this access to associations. DOL is currently in a 90-day comment period on the proposed rule. You may read the original White House’s statement here and the talking points here.
About the Financial Services Institute (FSI): The Financial Services Institute (FSI) is the only organization advocating solely on behalf of independent financial advisors and independent financial services firms. Since 2004, through advocacy, education and public awareness, FSI has successfully promoted a more responsible regulatory environment for more than 100 independent financial services firm members and their 160,000+ affiliated financial advisors – which comprise over 60% of all producing registered representatives. We effect change through involvement in FINRA governance as well as constructive engagement in the regulatory and legislative processes, working to create a healthier regulatory environment for our members so they can provide affordable, objective advice to hard-working Main Street Americans. For more information, please visit financialservices.org.
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