The House on Wednesday passed a bill that could protect and keep costs down for small and mid-sized self-insured employers.

The Self-Insurance Protection Act, which passed with a 400-16 vote, would prohibit state insurance regulators from overseeing these health plans by excluding medical stop-loss policies. All 260 Republicans who voted supported passage and only 16 Democrats opposed passage.

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