Health On The Hill – July 12, 2010

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

President Obama’s decision to use his recess appointment powers to nominate Donald Berwick to head the Centers for Medicare and Medicaid Services continues to anger Republicans who wanted a public examination of Berwick’s record. Meanwhile, several less-known provisions of the health care law, including more coverage of preventive services and help with employers to cover early retirees health care costs, go into effect this year.


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