Navigation Links
PIA Hails Removal of Medical Malpractice Insurers From Bill Restricting Insurance Antitrust Exemption
Date:2/22/2010

as particularly inappropriate in that it did not relate directly to health insurance," said PIA National Director of Federal Affairs Mike Becker. "A reduction in medical malpractice insurance rates is best achieved through separate legislation addressing tort reform."

"It is conceivable that this proposal could get drawn into President Obama's healthcare reform plan and be changed or amended on the House floor," Becker cautioned. "But as the draft stands now, it's improved." He added PIA will oppose any effort to amend the legislation to include medical malpractice or any other line of insurance. PIA is a participant in a coalition of property/casualty insurers opposing repeal of McCarran-Ferguson.

The McCarran-Ferguson Act assigns the regulation of insurance to the states, providing them with the authority to enforce antitrust laws that prohibit anti-competitive activities such as price-fixing or market allocation. The primary purpose of the limited federal antitrust exemption provided under McCarran-Ferguson is to permit insurers to share data on insurance losses after the fact. This allows small and mid-sized insurers to develop sound actuarial models and sound pricing strategies that they could not develop with their own limited policyholder loss experiences.

"The limited federal antitrust exemption under
'/>"/>

SOURCE National Association of Professional Insurance Agents
Copyright©2010 PR Newswire.
All rights reserved

Page: 1 2 3 4

Related medicine news :

1. LCA Hails International Investigators Studying Lung Cancer
2. National Patient Advocate Foundation Hails Senator Rockefeller for Introducing Bill Protecting Patient Access to Health Coverage
3. The Organic Trade Association Hails Preliminary Research Findings Showing Nutritional Benefits of Organic Products
4. Lung Cancer Alliance Hails Massachusetts Senator for Taking Lead on Lung Cancer Legislation
5. IOF hails WHO report and FRAXtm Web site as milestones in osteoporosis prevention and treatment
6. American Lung Association Hails Decision to Snuff Out Smoking in U.S. Senate Lounges
7. The Obesity Society Hails Republican Platform; Forum Set for Sept. 2 to Continue as Planned
8. Mental Health America Hails Approval of Federal Parity Legislation
9. Lung Cancer Alliance Hails Massachusetts State Senator for Taking Lead on Lung Cancer
10. Lung Cancer Alliance Hails Early Introduction of Comprehensive Lung Cancer Research Legislation
11. Pasadena Marathon Presented By Kaiser Permanente Hails Partnership With Tiffany & Co.
Post Your Comments:
*Name:
*Comment:
*Email:
(Date:4/18/2014)... A group of scientists from the University of ... on Aging has found interesting new information in ... Parkinson,s disease (PD). , Published in the ... assessed cognitive function in depressed and non-depressed patients ... commonly used to treat motor symptoms of Parkinson,s ...
(Date:4/18/2014)... researchers have been awarded two-year grants for their work ... month. Of the 110 initial submissions to the new ... only four projects were funded, three of which are ... M.D., Ph.D.; G. William Wong, Ph.D.; and Elias Zambidis, ... oncology, will use his $500,000 proof of principle grant ...
(Date:4/18/2014)... San Diego, Calif. (April 18, 2014) ― A new ... analyzing weekly patterns in health-related Google searches reveals ... public health strategies. , Investigators from San ... University, and the Monday Campaigns, analyzed "healthy" Google searches ... health-related, e.g., "healthy diet") originating in the U.S. from ...
(Date:4/17/2014)... who show signs of chronic inflammation in non-cancerous prostate ... having prostate cancer than those with no inflammation, according ... from the Johns Hopkins Kimmel Cancer Center. , The ... for men with so-called high-grade prostate cancer those ... indicating the presence of the most aggressive and rapidly ...
(Date:4/17/2014)... study published today in PLOS Pathogens , children ... is common can mount an immune response to infection ... repeated bouts of high fever and illness and partially ... The findings may help researchers develop future interventions that ... parasite. , Each year, approximately 200 million cases of ...
Breaking Medicine News(10 mins):Health News:Treating depression in PD patients: New research 2Health News:New research shows people are thinking about their health early in the week 2Health News:Chronic inflammation linked to 'high-grade' prostate cancer 2Health News:Chronic inflammation linked to 'high-grade' prostate cancer 3Health News:Study sheds light on how the immune system protects children from malaria 2
... Expected to Achieve Strong Uptake in this ... from Decision ResourcesWALTHAM, Mass., April 30 ... research and advisory firms for pharmaceutical and ... Amgen/Wyeth/Takeda,s Enbrel, Centocor/Schering-Plough/Mitsubishi Tanabe,s Remicade, and Abbott/Eisai,s ...
... creates federal-state-local partnership to help fight domestic violence, ... $1.1 million U.S. Justice Dept. grant is fueling ... to help combat domestic violence and sexual assault ... Appellate Prosecutor,s office has hired two full-time prosecutors ...
... steroid to multiple sclerosis treatment shows promise in study ... steroid drug in combination with a multiple sclerosis (MS) ... using the MS drug alone, suggests a new study. ... relapsing-remitting MS, some patients were randomly selected to receive ...
... of the pancreas, invagination of the pancreas into the ... fistula, according to researchers at the Jefferson Pancreas, Biliary ... the Journal of the American College of Surgeons ... the gold standard for studies. , Removing the head ...
... 2008...sales up 266%, , ... Winston-Salem, ... today that it is expanding its corporate and satellite offices ... stabilization system, VerteLoc™. , , , , ,"We are essentially ...
... principles for Getting Health IT Right under the American ... the Markle Foundation hosts a forum to discuss the ... (IT) under the American Recovery and Reinvestment Act (ARRA). ... with government and policy experts to talk about how ...
Cached Medicine News:Health News:Driven by Sales of Enbrel, Remicade and Humira, spondyloarthropathies Drug Market Grew to Nearly $2 Billion in 2008 2Health News:Driven by Sales of Enbrel, Remicade and Humira, spondyloarthropathies Drug Market Grew to Nearly $2 Billion in 2008 3Health News:New Illinois Prosecution Unit Helps Protect Women Against Violence 2Health News:Drug Combo May Relieve MS Symptoms 2Health News:Type of connection procedure after pancreatic surgery influenced rate of pancreatic fistula 2Health News:VGI Announces Expansion to Meet Surgeon Demand for the VerteLoc™ Spine Stabilization System 2Health News:Meaningful Investment of $19 Billion on Health Information Technology 2Health News:Meaningful Investment of $19 Billion on Health Information Technology 3
(Date:1/15/2014)... Shire plc (LSE: SHP, NASDAQ: SHPG ) ... approval condition to the announced tender offer for all of the ... a result of the waiver, the transaction is no longer conditional ... on January 24, 2014 following the currently scheduled expiration time, subject ...
(Date:1/15/2014)... 2014 BreedIT Corp (OTC: BRDT), through ... of highly sophisticated agro-breeding solutions for plant breeders and ... Company,s board of directors appointed chemistry and pharmaceutical industry ... member of the board. From 1975 to ...
(Date:1/15/2014)... an unprecedented effort to curb the spread of "superbugs" such as ... an advanced and portable UV germicidal lamp manufactured by MRSA-UV is ... In order to prevent EMS paramedics and transport patients ... Palm Beach Fire Rescue is the first in the ...
Breaking Medicine Technology:Shire Waives OFT Condition Relating to the Acquisition of ViroPharma Inc. 2Shire Waives OFT Condition Relating to the Acquisition of ViroPharma Inc. 3BreedIT (OTC: BRDT) Appoints Chemistry and Pharmaceutical Industry Expert Dr. Ben-Zion Weiner to Its Board of Directors 2BreedIT (OTC: BRDT) Appoints Chemistry and Pharmaceutical Industry Expert Dr. Ben-Zion Weiner to Its Board of Directors 3Superbugs No Longer Ride In Rescue Vehicles 2
... Sunpeaks Ventures, Inc. (OTCBB: SNPK) (PINKSHEETS: SNPK) (the ... Healthcare Distribution Specialist, LLC ("HDS") are pleased to announce ... Vitamin & Sports Nutrition Expo to be held at ... Florida on July 15-17, 2012.  As part of the ...
... announced today the Clinical Laboratory Responsibility Pledge, a ... ethical business practices in the medication monitoring industry. ... adheres and to which the company challenges every ... adopt. (Logo: http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnh/20120203/LA47138LOGO ) ...
Cached Medicine Technology:Sunpeaks Ventures to Participate in ECRM Conference and Expo 2Sunpeaks Ventures to Participate in ECRM Conference and Expo 3Millennium Laboratories Announces Laboratory Responsibility Pledge 2Millennium Laboratories Announces Laboratory Responsibility Pledge 3
Inquire...
Protects skin from corrosive drainage with the standard wear, FlexWear skin barrier. Security and confidence assured with porous tape, internal non-reflux valves, convenient drain valve....
FlexWear is a cross-linked hydrocolloid skin barrier that provides aggressive adherence and is designed for more than one day weartime....
Convenience, Protection, Comfort and Security -- FirstChoice pouches are your product of choice if you are looking for the convenience of a one-piece pouch that is either cut-to-fit or pre-cut to you...
Medicine Products: