House Intelligence Committee Chairman Rep. Mike Rogers, R-Mich. (AP Photo/Manuel Balce Ceneta, File)

A bipartisan bill that would separate broker compensation from the medical loss ratio under the Patient Protection and Affordable Care Act is earning praise from brokers and agents who have argued that the law’s provision is threatening their livelihood.

The Access to Professional Health Insurance Advisors Act — H.R. 2328 — introduced Wednesday by Reps. Mike Rogers, R-Mich., and John Barrow, D-Ga., would clarify that broker compensation is not part of the medical loss ratio calculation as mandated by PPACA.

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