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McCarty to HHS: Florida Already Damaged by Agent Commissions in MLR

WASHINGTON—The state of Florida continues to carry the banner of agents on the medical loss ratio issue, asking federal health regulators to review its decision not to exempt Florida from the rule.

In a Dec. 30 letter to the U.S. Department of Health and Human Services, Florida’s Office of Insurance Regulation says the provision of the healthcare insurance reform law limiting administrative costs to 20 percent of premiums is harming the state's insurance market.

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