Leahy Introduces Bill To Repeal Antitrust Exemption For Health, Medical Malpractice Insurance Companies | Virginia Lawyer
Leahy Introduces Bill To Repeal Antitrust Exemption For Health, Medical Malpractice Insurance Companies .
US Senator Patrick Leahy has recently introduced a bill to get rid of the federal antitrust exemption for health insurance and medical malpractice companies.
“A few industries have used their influence to obtain a special, statutory exemption from the antitrust laws, and the insurance industry is one of them,” said Leahy. “In the markets for health insurance and medical malpractice insurance, patients and doctors are paying the price, as costs continue to increase at an alarming rate. Insurers should not object to being subject to the same antitrust laws as everyone else.”
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