Julie Rovner appears in the following:
Wednesday, June 07, 2017
The Trump administration is putting pressure on the fragile market for individuals who buy their own health coverage, which will almost certainly mean higher prices and fewer choices next year.
Monday, May 22, 2017
The delay in coming up with a bill to replace the Affordable Care Act is making it hard for Congress to reauthorize funding for health care for 9 million children through the popular CHIP program.
Thursday, May 04, 2017
Just three "no" votes by Senate Republicans would likely be enough to sink the GOP health bill. Democrats who lost the battle in the House are still convinced they can win the political war.
Wednesday, May 03, 2017
Despite pressure from the White House and GOP leaders, Republicans have not yet secured enough votes to get health care replacement through the House, let alone the Senate. So, what are their choices?
Friday, April 21, 2017
House Republicans are taking another stab at replacing the Affordable Care Act. But industry analysts say cutting required coverage won't meet their goal of lowering premiums for individual insurance.
Saturday, April 15, 2017
To avoid penalties, people who didn't have health insurance in 2016 or who got federal assistance to pay the premiums need to take a little extra care when completing their tax forms this year.
Monday, March 20, 2017
As the GOP bill to replace the Affordable Care Act begins to move through Congress, reporters for NPR and Kaiser answer your questions about what it might mean for your health plan.
Monday, March 13, 2017
People withe pre-existing conditions would still be protected from insurance discrimination under the new House GOP bill, but it remains to be seen how that benefit would be paid for.
Thursday, March 09, 2017
Democrats and some moderate Republicans have said the plan to appeal the Affordable Care Act will hurt many Americans, but some people will surely benefit.
Thursday, March 09, 2017
The bill proposes big changes to state and federal Medicaid programs and tax advantages for people who can afford to save up for health care costs.
Thursday, February 23, 2017
A lot of people are confused about when and if Republicans can "repeal and replace" the Affordable Care Act. Kaiser Health News' Julie Rovner clears things up in the first of a series.
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?