KUER Local News
Thu February 19, 2009
Health Reform Bills Advance, ER Malpractice Suits, Tax Credit for Disabled Dependents, and Homebrewing
By Jenny Brundin
Salt Lake City, UT –
Lawmakers took up a range of bills yesterday-- bills on malpractice suits against emergency room doctors, a tax credit for families with disabled dependents, and they engaged in a bit of humor with a bill to legalize brewing beer or wine in one's home. But first House lawmakers passed a trio of health reform bills to increase transparency, affordability and portability in the health care market. KUER's Jenny Brundin reports.