Data collected by the National Association of Insurance Commissioners suggest that average consumer rebates would have been more than 60% lower if agent and broker commissions were excluded from medical loss ratio calculations in 2010.

On June 7, NAIC's Health Insurance and Managed Care (B) Committee adopted the findings of a report compiled by an NAIC actuarial working group that analyzed data provided by the National Association of Health Underwriters, three carriers, several states and software company Connecture Inc.

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