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H.R.4626 Health Insurance Industry Fair Competition Act, 111th Congress

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  • Latest Action: Mar 01, 2010 Read the second time. Placed on Senate Legislative Calendar under General Orders. Calendar No. 277.

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  • Committee Assignment: House Committee on the Judiciary

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  • This bill's most-recent vote occurred on February 24, 2010, with a roll call of 406 ayes, 19 nays, and 8 not voting.

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  • 80% of users support H.R.4626

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  • H.R.4626 has been viewed 12,799 times

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    • Consumer Federation of America

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    • Automotive Service Association

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    • Academy of General Dentistry

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    • American Nurses Association

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    • American Academy of Pediatrics

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    • National Farmers Union

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    • American Dental Association

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    • American Hospital Association

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    • Union of American Physicians & Dentists

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    • US Chamber of Commerce

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    • America's Health Insurance Plans

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      I know that the organization America's Health Insurance Plans opposes H.R.4626
    • Independent Insurance Agents & Brokers of America

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      I know that the organization Independent Insurance Agents & Brokers of America opposes H.R.4626
    • Blue Cross and Blue Shield Association

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    Highest Rated User Comments

    • On February 25, 2010, by Americafirst - This bill covers 1 issue of a 1,000 that need fixing. HR 676! Eliminate insurance!

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      As noted by Americafirst, a user on OpenCongress.org, on February 25, 2010, "This bill covers 1 issue of a 1,000 that need fixing. HR 676! Eliminate insurance! "
    • On February 28, 2010, by danielaalternet - Does anyone know when the Senate will vote on this bill?

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      As noted by danielaalternet, a user on OpenCongress.org, on February 28, 2010, "Does anyone know when the Senate will vote on this bill?"

    Highly Rated Blog Articles

    • “health insurance industry” support repeal of health care – US EU - January 01, 2011 by Blog about the Health - 23 Feb 2010 The President's support was made official in a statement of HR 4626 — Health Insurance Industry Fair Competition Act on a strong commitment to competition in all health care markets, including health insurance. ...

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      As noted by Blog about the Health on January 01, 2011, "23 Feb 2010 The President's support was made official in a statement of HR 4626 — Health Insurance Industry Fair Competition Act on a strong commitment to competition in all health care markets, including health insurance. ..." (http://doeno.cz.cc/?p=1018)
    • Thom debates Dr. Fred Shessel – Why should private health ... - January 01, 2011 by Philadelphia health insurance - HR4626 amends the 1945 McCarran-Ferguson Act. Democrats are in favor of Bill HR 4626 because it would make the medical insurance industry be subject to the same antitrust laws that all other American businesses have to follow. ...

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      As noted by Philadelphia health insurance on January 01, 2011, "HR4626 amends the 1945 McCarran-Ferguson Act. Democrats are in favor of Bill HR 4626 because it would make the medical insurance industry be subject to the same antitrust laws that all other American businesses have to follow. ..." (http://philadelphia-health-insurance.net/thom-debates-dr-fred-shessel-why-should-private-health-insurance-companies-exist/)
    • THE WEEK IN HEALTH REFORM - December 31, 2010 by The Rock Documents - In a minute antiquated Mar 3, twenty-two Democratic Senators wrote to Majority Leader Harry Reid (D-NV) propelling him to move HR 4626, a “Health Insurance Industry Fair Competition Act, to a Senate building during a beginning ...

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      As noted by The Rock Documents on December 31, 2010, "In a minute antiquated Mar 3, twenty-two Democratic Senators wrote to Majority Leader Harry Reid (D-NV) propelling him to move HR 4626, a “Health Insurance Industry Fair Competition Act, to a Senate building during a beginning ..." (http://www.therockdocs.com/91/the-week-in-health-reform.html)

    Highly Rated News Articles

    • - February 24, 2010 by Nebraska Farmer - The US House has approved the Health Insurance Industry Fair Competition Act, a bill that would repeal the antitrust exemption for health insurance ...

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      As noted by Nebraska Farmer on February 24, 2010, " The US House has approved the Health Insurance Industry Fair Competition Act, a bill that would repeal the antitrust exemption for health insurance ... " (http://www.csmonitor.com/USA/Politics/2010/0223/Obama-backs-bill-to-boost-competition-among-health-insurers)
    • - February 23, 2010 by Salem-News.Com - HR 4626, the Health Insurance Industry Fair Competition Act, removes the anti-trust law exemption that has benefited the health insurance industry for more ...

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      As noted by Salem-News.Com on February 23, 2010, " HR 4626, the Health Insurance Industry Fair Competition Act, removes the anti-trust law exemption that has benefited the health insurance industry for more ... " (http://www.salem-news.com/articles/february242010/schrader_anti-trust.php)
    • - February 22, 2010 by TPM LiveWire (blog) - Here's the full text of the statement, as released by the White House: The Administration strongly supports House passage of HR 4626. ...

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      As noted by TPM LiveWire (blog) on February 22, 2010, " Here's the full text of the statement, as released by the White House: The Administration strongly supports House passage of HR 4626. ... " (http://www.theglobeandmail.com/news/world/failure-of-us-health-summit-satisfies-both-sides/article1481347/)
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