[Washington, DC] – Senate Health, Education, Labor and Pensions (HELP) will meet on
Thursday at 10:00 A.M. to examine how the Affordable Care Act protects consumers
against insurance industry abuses. The hearing, entitled “The Affordable Care Act: The
Impact of Health Insurance Reform on Health Care Consumers,” will be the first in a
series of hearings the HELP Committee will hold in the coming months to examine how
the health reform law benefits Americans.