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GOP wary of stripping insurers’ exemption
Modern Healthcare - Jennifer Lubell

Eliminating the antitrust exemption for insurers may have consequences for consumers, House Republican Leader John Boehner (R-Ohio) cautioned during a news briefing. Boehner was responding to a plan by House Democrats to move a bill to the floor next week that effectively strips health insurance companies and medical malpractice insurance companies of their antitrust exemption.