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H.R.344: Competitive Health Insurance Act

About this Bill

This bill was introduced in the 113th Congress
This bill is primarily about health
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Sponsor Stephen F. Lynch, D-Mass.
Total Cosponsors 1 (All Democrats)
Introduced Jan. 22, 2013
Latest Major Action Feb. 28, 2013
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Bill Summary

Competitive Health Insurance 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.

(Source: Congressional Research Service)

Bill Actions

Date Description
Feb. 28, 2013 Referred to the Subcommittee on Regulatory Reform, Commercial And Antitrust Law.
Jan. 22, 2013 Referred to the House Committee on the Judiciary.