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S.650: Access to Independent Health Insurance Advisors Act of 2013

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Sponsor Mary L. Landrieu, D-La.
Total Cosponsors 12 (1 Democrat, 11 Republicans)
Introduced March 21, 2013
Latest Major Action March 21, 2013
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Bill Summary

Access to Independent Health Insurance Advisors Act of 2013 - Amends the Public Health Service Act to exclude remuneration paid for licensed independent insurance producers from administrative cost calculations for purposes of calculating the medical-loss ratio of a health insurance plan.

Defines "independent insurance producer" to mean an insurance agent or broker, insurance consultant, benefit specialist, limited insurance representative, and any other person required to be licensed under the laws of the particular state to sell, solicit, negotiate, service, effect, procure, renew, or bind policies of insurance coverage or offer advice, counsel, opinions, or services related to insurance.

(Source: Congressional Research Service)

Bill Actions

Date Description
March 21, 2013 Read twice and referred to the Committee on Health, Education, Labor, and Pensions.