Health On The Hill – April 19, 2010

Jackie Judd, Kaiser Family Foundation; Mary Agnes Carey, Kaiser Health News

The Senate Health, Education, Labor and Pensions Committee will hold a hearing this week to discuss how to protect consumers from unreasonable health insurance premium increases. Separately, President Obama has signed into law a measure that would extend COBRA premium subsidies for unemployed workers and prevent a scheduled 21 percent cut in Medicare payments to physicians through the end of May.

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