WASHINGTON - A bill that would end the antitrust exemption for health insurance and medical malpractice insurance companies was advanced by a House panel Wednesday.
The bill, the Health Insurance Industry Antitrust Enforcement Act, H.R. 3596, would repeal the antitrust exemption that was established in the 1945 McCarran-Ferguson Act.
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