The Senate is set to debate two competing versions of the patients’ bill of rights. A panel explains the differences between the two and what they mean for doctors, health insurance companies, HMOs, American businesses, and consumers.

Guests

  • John Emling Health Benefits Coalition
  • Dr. Thomas Reardon immediate past president of the American Medical Association
  • Karen Ignani president and CEO, American Association of Health Plans and Health Insurance Association of America
  • Ron Pollack is Executive Director of Families USA, a national non-profit organization for health care consumers.

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