The Supreme Court will hear a case that challenges a Kentucky law aimed at guaranteeing patients a broader choice of doctors and hospitals. The HMO industry says a 1994 law that requires health plans to open closed networks undercuts its ability to ensure quality and contain costs. NPR's Julie Rovner reports.
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