The U.S. Senate Tuesday unanimously passed a basic health reform measure that will make it easier for Americans to get and keep health insurance if they change jobs or have a pre-existing condition. The Kennedy-Kassebaum bill now goes to conference committee where it must be ironed out with a House measure that includes medical savings accounts and malpractice reform opposed by the White House. Guest Deborah Senn, the elected Insurance Commissioner for the State of Washington, a consumer advocate who’s “been giving the Blues the blues” by instituting health insurance reforms that expand access and choice for consumers. And insurance companies have been fighting back with lawsuits.
StoryAug 15, 2018