Consumer protection a key part of health bill
WILLMAR -- Stronger consumer protection against unreasonable premium increases is among the first changes the public will see as the federal health care reform law takes effect.
Insurers will have to jump through new hoops if they want to raise their rates. They will also be held more accountable for spending on direct health care services for their subscribers.
"We've leveled the playing field a bit," said Rep. Jan Schakowsky, D-Ill.
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