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Agents Storm Capitol Hill To Defend Key Role In Health Insurance Distribution


More than 1,000 agents converged on Capitol Hill last week to make clear to their representatives in Congress the vital part they play in helping consumers make wise health insurance choices--and to maintain that role despite any reform legislation.

"This is a central issue for yourselves and the consumers you represent," said Charles Symington, senior vice president for government affairs at the Independent Insurance Agents and Brokers of America, speaking at a breakfast where members of a variety of producer associations were briefed on how they should approach their meetings with those in Congress.

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