Rep. Paul Gosar (R-AZ), a dentist whom the AAO Political Action Committee
has long supported, has introduced legislation
to amend the McCarran-Ferguson Act of 1945 to restore the application of federal anti-trust laws to the business of health insurance (expressly including dental insurance).
● View an op-ed
(opinion column) on the bill.
The House Judiciary Committee held a hearing on the bill on Tuesday, February 14.
● View Rep. Gosar's opening statement
from the hearing.
● View a transcript of testimony by George Slover
, senior policy counsel with ConsumersUnion®.