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Senate Commerce Cmte. Hearing on Health Mini-Policies

Senate Commerce Cmte. Hearing on Health Mini-Policies

Senate Commerce Cmte. Hearing on Health Mini-Policies

Washington, DC
Wednesday, December 1, 2010

The Senate Commerce Committee held a hearing on so-called mini health insurance policies. These policies pay for basic medical expenses, but also include strict spending caps. Once those caps are reached, patients must pay for medical expenses out-of-pocket. Witnesses at this hearing include the Chief Human Resources Officer of McDonald’s, which offers its employees mini insurance policies.

Updated: Wednesday, December 8, 2010 at 1:15am (ET)

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