By The Hill Staff - 03/15/11 08:39 PM EDT
Maine last week became the first state to receive an exemption from the MLR rule, and four other states have filed waiver applications.
Rep. Mike Rogers (R-Mich.) said he will introduce legislation that would protect agents and brokers, and several Democrats have expressed support.
Rep. Rob Andrews (D-N.J.) blasted the MLR regulations last month when he spoke to the National Association of Health Underwriters conference.
“You’re not a waster of time and money,” Andrews told the agents. “You’re a saver of time and money.”