Conyers Pushes Repeal Of Insurance Antitrust Exemption

Law360, New York (September 19, 2013, 8:58 PM EDT) -- Rep. John Conyers Jr., D-Mich., vowed Thursday to continue to push to repeal an antitrust exemption for health insurers as several experts told lawmakers there might be little antitrust enforcers can do to address the high consolidation within the hospital market.

During a subcommittee hearing of the House Judiciary Committee about the impact the Affordable Care Act has had on consolidation in the health care industry, several conservative lawmakers and experts criticized the level of regulation and uncertainty introduced by the Obama administration's reforms, while many...
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