Health Care: Commissioners Leave Toughest Medical Loss Ratio Calls to HHS
• "State insurance commissioners can check a major task off their list after unanimously passing a final model for the new health care law's medical loss ratio," CongressDaily (subscription) reports. "But now the Health and Human Services Department must quickly address thorny tax and implementation questions before it issues a final rule."
Biography provided by participant
Janet Trautwein is Executive Vice President and CEO of the National Association of Health Underwriters in Arlington, Virginia. The National Association of Health Underwriters represents more than 20,000 professionals involved in the sale and service of health insurance and related products. Her responsibilities include oversight of all NAHU activities and primary representation of the association to the media, government agencies and elected officials at all levels, the insurance industry, and the public. Prior to becoming the CEO of NAHU, Janet served for many years as the head of NAHU's government affairs department, working with members of Congress on Capitol Hill and agencies of the Executive branch, supervising NAHU government affairs staff, monitoring and analyzing legislation, writing and revising legislation and developing policy recommendations for NAHU. She has a particular interest and expertise in issues related to the uninsured, long-term care, high-risk pools and health insurance markets around the United States.