Experts Wary Of Health Insurance Antitrust Bill

Law360, New York (October 8, 2009, 4:29 PM EDT) -- Proposed legislation to roll back antitrust exemptions for health and medical malpractice insurance issuers received mixed reviews during a U.S. House of Representatives hearing Thursday, as experts cautioned that the bill as written may not do much to cure the industry's real competitive concerns.

Health care and antitrust experts urged members of the House Judiciary Committee's subcommittee on courts and competition policy to consider the unique nature of health and medical malpractice insurance industry in its legislative attempts at a targeted repeal of the McCarran-Ferguson Act...
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