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H.R.1206 Access to Professional Health Insurance Advisors Act of 2011, 112th Congress

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  • Latest Action: Nov 15, 2012 Placed on the Union Calendar, Calendar No. 507.

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  • Committee Assignment: House Committee on Energy and Commerce

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  • Committee Assignment: House Committee on Energy and Commerce - Health

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  • 75% of users support H.R.1206

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    Supporting Organizations

    • National Association of Professional Insurance Agents

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    • National Association of Insurance Commissioners

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    • Consumer Watchdog

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    • Health insurance brokers' MLR commission exemption has new ... - July 02, 2012 by Bob Graham - and Sen. Johnny Isakson (R-Ga.), would exempt agent and broker compensation from the MLR calculations. The bill, according to NAHU, has nine co-sponsors. A companion House bill, HR 1206, has more than 200 sponsors ...

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      As noted by Bob Graham on July 02, 2012, "and Sen. Johnny Isakson (R-Ga.), would exempt agent and broker compensation from the MLR calculations. The bill, according to NAHU, has nine co-sponsors. A companion House bill, HR 1206, has more than 200 sponsors ..." (/url?q=http://ifawebnews.com/2012/07/02/health-insurance-brokers-mlr-commission-exemption-has-new-urgency/&sa=U&ei=50QXUJn6CIeG8QT404CICg&ved=0CDkQmAEwBg&usg=AFQjCNEx8YQAz8y5xQ7aofxngS7T-SvBew)
    • Health insurance brokers' MLR commission exemption has new ... - July 02, 2012 by Bob Graham - and Sen. Johnny Isakson (R-Ga.), would exempt agent and broker compensation from the MLR calculations. The bill, according to NAHU, has nine co-sponsors. A companion House bill, HR 1206, has more than 200 sponsors ...

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      As noted by Bob Graham on July 02, 2012, "and Sen. Johnny Isakson (R-Ga.), would exempt agent and broker compensation from the MLR calculations. The bill, according to NAHU, has nine co-sponsors. A companion House bill, HR 1206, has more than 200 sponsors ..." (/url?q=http://ifawebnews.com/2012/07/02/health-insurance-brokers-mlr-commission-exemption-has-new-urgency/&sa=U&ei=6UkTUOL3Jsrg0QHn9IDACQ&ved=0CDUQmAEwBQ&usg=AFQjCNGraGyun6fg4ejzm-1e1sTaeNQZVA)
    • Health insurance brokers' MLR commission exemption has new ... - July 02, 2012 by Bob Graham - and Sen. Johnny Isakson (R-Ga.), would exempt agent and broker compensation from the MLR calculations. The bill, according to NAHU, has nine co-sponsors. A companion House bill, HR 1206, has more than 200 sponsors ...

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      As noted by Bob Graham on July 02, 2012, "and Sen. Johnny Isakson (R-Ga.), would exempt agent and broker compensation from the MLR calculations. The bill, according to NAHU, has nine co-sponsors. A companion House bill, HR 1206, has more than 200 sponsors ..." (/url?q=http://ifawebnews.com/2012/07/02/health-insurance-brokers-mlr-commission-exemption-has-new-urgency/&sa=U&ei=Zt4RUObBNIO29QSEwoGIAg&ved=0CDsQmAEwBg&usg=AFQjCNE-i3XRmmrhh4QYbcMqUfo31dRtHA)

    Highly Rated News Articles

    • Independent agent jobs at risk: MLR needs to exempt health insurance commissions - July 31, 2012 by MedCity News - Policymakers should exclude commissions from the MLR calculation. Fortunately, both the House and Senate are considering legislation — H.R. 1206 and S. 2288, respectively — that would do just that. It would not only allow individuals and ...

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      As noted by MedCity News on July 31, 2012, "Policymakers should exclude commissions from the MLR calculation. Fortunately, both the House and Senate are considering legislation — H.R. 1206 and S. 2288, respectively — that would do just that. It would not only allow individuals and ..." (http://medcitynews.com/2012/07/insurance-agent-jobs-at-risk-mlr-needs-to-exempt-insurance-commissions/)
    • NAIFA survey shows federal health care rule’s medical loss ratio harms consumers, agents - May 08, 2012 by YAHOO! - A similar bill in the House of Representatives, H.R. 1206, has more than 200 bipartisan cosponsors. Other highlights from the survey: Agents who have not yet seen their commissions go down overwhelmingly said they would be forced to make changes if their .

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      As noted by YAHOO! on May 08, 2012, "A similar bill in the House of Representatives, H.R. 1206, has more than 200 bipartisan cosponsors. Other highlights from the survey: Agents who have not yet seen their commissions go down overwhelmingly said they would be forced to make changes if their ." (http://news.yahoo.com/naifa-survey-shows-federal-health-care-rule-medical-040232622.html)
    • PPACA commissions rule sparks lobbying push by brokers - February 26, 2012 by Business Insurance - Mike Rogers, R-Mich., already had introduced the Access to Professional Health Insurance Advisors Act—H.R. 1206—in the U.S. House of Representatives last March. The bipartisan bill has nearly 180 co-sponsors. But the Senate did not move ...

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      As noted by Business Insurance on February 26, 2012, "Mike Rogers, R-Mich., already had introduced the Access to Professional Health Insurance Advisors Act—H.R. 1206—in the U.S. House of Representatives last March. The bipartisan bill has nearly 180 co-sponsors. But the Senate did not move ..." (http://www.businessinsurance.com/article/20120226/NEWS04/302269986?tags=%7C59%7C306%7C74%7C278)
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