H.R. 1943 (112th): Health Insurance Industry Fair Competition Act

Introduced:
May 23, 2011 (112th Congress, 2011–2013)
Status:
Died (Referred to Committee)
Sponsor
Peter DeFazio
Representative for Oregon's 4th congressional district
Party
Democrat
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Last Updated
May 23, 2011
Length
2 pages
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Status

This bill was introduced on May 23, 2011, in a previous session of Congress, but was not enacted.

Progress
Introduced May 23, 2011
Referred to Committee May 23, 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
4 cosponsors (4D) (show)
Committees

House Judiciary

Intellectual Property, Competition, and the Internet

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5/23/2011--Introduced.
Health Insurance Industry Fair Competition Act - 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.

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