$2B In Rebates For Insured If ACA Started In 2010: Report

Law360, New York (April 5, 2012, 5:00 PM EDT) -- Health insurance buyers would have received $2 billion in insurer rebates if a consumer protection measure in the Patient Protection and Affordable Care Act had been in effect a year before its 2011 start date, according to a report from The Commonwealth Fund released Thursday.

The report from the New York-based private health care think tank concludes that the Affordable Care Act’s minimum “medical loss ratio” provision — which requires insurers to pay out at least 80 to 85 percent of patient premium dollars for medical...
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