|By Guy Boulton, Milwaukee Journal Sentinel|
|McClatchy-Tribune Information Services|
The estimate is from an initial analysis of information given to state insurance departments done for the
J.P. Wieske, a spokesman for the
The new regulations, part of federal health care reform, require health insurers to spend at least 80% of premiums on medical care and quality initiatives for policies sold to individuals and to small employers.
Small employers -- those with fewer than 100 employees -- in
Wieske said that four companies in the individual market and four in the small group market could be required to issue rebates.
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