MLR Waiver Bill Would Shift Power to States
The bill is expected to easily pass through the committee, although an effort to strip out the waiver provision is expected, according to Tim Jost, a consumer representative on the National Association of Insurance Commissioners and a law professor at Washington & Lee University.
It is doubtful that the House calendar will allow for a full vote on HR 1206 before the November elections.
Neither Rep. Mike Rogers (R-MI) nor Rep. John Barrow (D-GA), the primary sponsors of HR 1206, responded to requests for information.
Margaret Dick Tocknell is a reporter/editor with HealthLeaders Media.
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