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The Bone Beat: New Law Repeals Antitrust Exemption for Health Insurers

Tue, February 16, 2021 10:58 AM | Babette Atkins (Administrator)

Recently enacted legislation has removed the McCarran-Ferguson Act, an antitrust exemption that has protected insurers since 1945. Insurers will now be required to follow the same free-market rules as the other industries. On an episode of AAOS’ advocacy podcast “The Bone Beat,” George Slover, senior policy counsel for Consumer Reports, discusses why this repeal took so long and how the new law will introduce more choice and opportunity into the marketplace. > Listen in

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