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The Interstate Health Insurance Compact: An Idea Whose Time Has Come

February 24, 2016

Representative Fred Upton, newly appointed to the House Republican Health Reform Task Force, has a bill with an excellent proposal: An interstate compact for health insurance. An interstate compact is a treaty between the states. For health insurance, it would solve a dilemma for Republicans who want a national market for health insurance, without federal regulation.


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