Julie Rovner appears in the following:
Sunday, January 15, 2017
Federal funding for the group that helps supply women's reproductive health care is built into multiple places in the budget, and stripping it out is not as simple as it may sound.
Friday, December 23, 2016
Republicans who have pledged to repeal Obamacare also said they would halt the taxes Democrats used to pay for it. Without the money, Republicans won't have nearly as much to spend on an alternative.
Wednesday, December 14, 2016
GOP leaders hope to deliver a bill by Inauguration Day that repeals the Affordable Care Act. But budget veterans say even the quickest attempt would take a week or two longer, and maybe months.
Wednesday, November 09, 2016
After he takes office, Trump could cut off funding for insurers' discounts to many health exchange customers by abandoning the executive branch's appeal of a 2014 lawsuit brought by House Republicans.
Wednesday, August 31, 2016
Sexually active teenagers are more likely to use birth control and are choosing forms that are more effective, a study finds. Births to teens dropped by 36 percent from 2007 to 2013.
Friday, August 26, 2016
Case Western Reserve University and the Cleveland Clinic are collaborating to better integrate the training of student doctors, dentists, nurses and social workers. One goal: Reduce medical errors.
Wednesday, July 20, 2016
After a decision by the U.S. Supreme Court last month reaffirmed a woman's right to an abortion, anti-abortion groups are rethinking their approach. And they don't all agree on the best next steps.
Monday, July 11, 2016
The president made the proposal as part of a comprehensive look at the Affordable Care Act's legacy in an article under his byline in
JAMA, the top journal of the American Medical Association.
Friday, July 01, 2016
Where does the decision fit in the court's long history of actions on abortion rights and restrictions? And what effect might the case involving a Texas law have on other states?
Monday, June 27, 2016
While Texas' law governing clinics that perform abortions was among the most restrictive, many other states have laws with some of the same provisions.
Thursday, June 09, 2016
Medical residents at George Washington University go beyond what's ailing patients and spend three weeks examining and diagnosing the nation's health care system.
Thursday, June 09, 2016
First-year medical students are usually busy studying lots of basic science and medicine. One medical school is making a point of schooling them on how health care delivery affects their patients.
Monday, May 16, 2016
The Supreme Court gave lower courts additional instructions to try to reach an accommodation on balancing religious rights and no-cost access to contraception.
Monday, May 16, 2016
Many say the polarized debate over Obamacare has overshadowed the real issues in the American health insurance market.
Thursday, May 12, 2016
Kaiser Health News' Julie Rovner explores why increasing competition in health insurance by allowing sales of policies across state lines might not be such a hot idea after all.
Wednesday, March 23, 2016
For the fourth time in five years, the justices consider a requirement of the Affordable Care Act that most health plans provide women access to birth control without copays.
Friday, March 04, 2016
The fate of the controversial Texas abortion law is in the hands of the Supreme Court, and a decision isn't expected before June. But how this particular law reached the high court and how its opponents have gathered evidence to strike it down represent fresh twists in an acrimonious national ...
Saturday, February 06, 2016
Nearly six years after its enactment, the Affordable Care Act remains a hot issue in the presidential race – in both parties.
"Our health care is a horror show," said GOP candidate Donald Trump at the Republican debate in South Carolina in December. Texas Sen. Ted Cruz, winner of the ...
Friday, January 22, 2016
Health care has emerged as one of the flash points in the Democratic presidential race.
Vermont Sen. Bernie Sanders has been a longtime supporter of a concept he calls "Medicare for All," a health system that falls under the heading of single- payer health care.
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Tuesday, January 05, 2016
The federal government has announced a $157 million project to help hospitals and doctors link Medicare and Medicaid patients with needed social services that sometimes have a bigger effect on their health than medical interventions.
Even with medical care easily available, patients are often
limited in their ability to ...