H.R. 1150 (112th): Competitive Health Insurance Reform Act of 2011

Introduced:
Mar 17, 2011 (112th Congress, 2011–2013)
Status:
Died (Referred to Committee)
Sponsor
Paul Gosar
Representative for Arizona's 1st congressional district
Party
Republican
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Last Updated
Mar 17, 2011
Length
5 pages
Related Bills
H.R. 911 (113th) was a re-introduction of this bill in a later Congress.

Referred to Committee
Last Action: Feb 28, 2013

 
Status

This bill was introduced on March 17, 2011, in a previous session of Congress, but was not enacted.

Progress
Introduced Mar 17, 2011
Referred to Committee Mar 17, 2011
 
Full Title

To restore the application of the Federal antitrust laws to the business of health insurance to protect competition and consumers.

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Cosponsors
14 cosponsors (7D, 7R) (show)
Committees

House Judiciary

Intellectual Property, Competition, and the Internet

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3/17/2011--Introduced.
Competitive Health Insurance Reform Act of 2011 - Amends the McCarran-Ferguson Act to provide that nothing in that Act shall modify, impair, or supersede the operation of any of the antitrust laws with respect to the business of health insurance.
Applies prohibitions against using unfair methods of competition to the business of health insurance without regard to whether such business is carried on for profit.
Prohibits class action lawsuits on any claim against an insurer for a violation of the McCarran-Ferguson Act, except suits by: (1) the United States or any state, or (2) named individual claimants for their particular injuries.

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