The House Ways and Means Health Subcommittee held a hearing on the 2008 Medicare Trustees report (see related discussion below). In addition, the House Education and Labor Health Subcommittee held a field hearing on H.R. 2833, the “Preexisting Condition Exclusion Patient Protection Act of 2007″. The House Energy and Commerce Health Subcommittee also held a hearing on H.R. 5613, the “Protecting the Medicaid Safety Net Act of 2008,” which to extend certain moratoria and impose additional moratoria on certain Medicaid regulations through April 1, 2009. On April 9, the Senate Finance Committee is holding a hearing entitled “Covering Uninsured Children: The Impact of the August 17 Children’s Health Insurance Plan Directive”.