NU Online News Service, Aug. 16, 3:41 p.m. EDT

As regulators discuss implementing the new health care law at the National Association of Insurance Commissioners (NAIC) Summer National Meeting in Seattle, some commissioners are concerned about their authority to enforce consumer protections, according to The New York Times.

In an Aug. 14 story, the Times said insurance commissioners “in about half the states say they do not have clear authority to enforce consumer protection standards that take effect next month.”

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