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High Court Considers States' Authority over HMOs

The U.S. Supreme Court hears arguments on the powers states have to regulate the managed health-care industry. A Kentucky law, seeking to give consumers wider choices in selecting doctors, is being challenged by the health-care industry. Hear NPR's Julie Rovner.

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