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MLR Testimony Heard by House Subcommittee
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Political lines were quickly drawn at Thursday’s meeting of the House Energy and Commerce Committee’s subcommittee on health where testimony about medical loss ratios was heard from representatives of small businesses, insurance underwriters, policy analysts, consumer advocates and health plans.

Chairman Joe Pitts (R-PA) said he called the meeting to “review the healthcare law’s regulatory burden.” Frank Pallone Jr. (D-NJ) countered that the meeting was “nothing more than another effort on the part of Republicans to undermine healthcare reform.”