The new Affordable Care Act medical loss ratio requirement may be leading to health insurance rate cuts in some communities, Charles Boorady says.

Boorady, a securities analyst in the New York office of Credit Suisse Securities (USA) L.L.C., has included that thought in a comment on April managed care plan renewals.

Few employers renew their health plans in April, but brokers and insurers are reporting that April renewal activity was softer than usual, Boorady says.

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Allison Bell

Allison Bell, ThinkAdvisor's insurance editor, previously was LifeHealthPro's health insurance editor. She has a bachelor's degree in economics from Washington University in St. Louis and a master's degree in journalism from the Medill School of Journalism at Northwestern University. She can be reached at [email protected] or on Twitter at @Think_Allison.