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MLR Waiver Bill Could Shift Power to States
Health Leaders Media

A key waiver provision of the Patient Protection and Affordable Care Act would be amended under a medical loss ratio (MLR) bill scheduled for mark-up Thursday before the House Energy and Commerce Committee.

That provision of HR 1206 would give states the final say on MLR waiver requests. MLR waiver authority now rests with the Centers for Medicare & Medicaid Services.