The three House panels with jurisdiction over health reform — Energy and Commerce, Ways and Means, and Education and Labor – have held hearings recently on the Tri-Committee health reform plan, and markups are expected this month. In addition, on July 8, 2009, the House Small Business Committee is holding a hearing entitled “The Looming Challenge for Small Medical Providers: The Projected Physician Shortage and How Health Care Reforms Can Address the Problem.”