As House members reviewed a federal spending bill this week, a GOP representative from Georgia proposed cutting off funds that are used to implement new medical loss ratio provisions.

The amendment to the Full Year Continuing Appropriations Act of 2011, otherwise known as H.R. 1, would stop the flow of federal money going to the Department of Health and Human Services to use for Section 2718 of the Public Health Service Act — medical loss ratio requirements.

Rep. Tom Price of Georgia offered up the amendment — no. 409 out of 583 proposed by House members.

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