House Passes Bills Promoting AHPs, Repealing Antitrust Exemption For Health Insurers

By Amy Lotven / March 23, 2017 at 10:42 AM
The House Wednesday easily passed bills promoting association health plans and repealing the health insurance industry's exemption to the antitrust regulation, both considered part of “phase three” of the GOP's three-part ACA repeal and replacement effort. The Small Business Fairness Act (HR 1101), sponsored by Reps. Sam Johnson (R-TX) and Rep. Tim Walberg (R-MI), would let businesses ban together to create either fully insured or self-insured association health plans that could be sold across state lines. “Providing more health care...

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