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NAIC Wades into State/Federal Role in Health Insurance Regulation, Enforcement

Kevin McCarty, NAIC President and Florida Commissioner (AP)
Kevin McCarty, NAIC President and Florida Commissioner (AP)

The National Association of Insurance Commissioners (NAIC) was in a sticky situation regarding its regulatory oversight stance this week with regard to statements by a top official concerning implementation of the health insurance exchange provisions of the Patient Protection and Affordable Care Act (PPACA).

See also: Q&A: 10 Things You Need to Know About the PPACA Ruling

All products in the health insurance exchanges will still have to comply with state insurance laws and be filed with state insurance departments to be included on the exchanges.

And one federal health care lawyer noted that, “if you think about it, the states will be doing licensing and solvency and critical things like that.”  

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