Julie Rovner

Julie Rovner appears in the following:

Tax Credits, Penalties And Age Rating: Parsing The GOP Health Bill

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.

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How Will People Who Are Already Sick Be Treated Under A New Health Law?

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.

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Here's Who Benefits From the ACA Repeal Bill

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.

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5 Key Takeaways From The GOP Health Overhaul Plan

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.

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What's Next For The Affordable Care Act? Your Questions Answered

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.

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That Vow To Defund Planned Parenthood: Easy To Say, Hard To Do

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.

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If Republicans Repeal Health Law, Paying For A Replacement Could Be Tough

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.

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How Fast Could GOP Congress Get Obamacare Repeal To Trump's Desk?

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.

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How A President Trump Could Derail Obamacare By Dropping Legal Appeal

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.

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Drop In Teen Pregnancies Is Due To More Contraceptives, Not Less Sex

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.

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Teaching Medical Teamwork Right From The Start

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.

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Anti-Abortion Groups Take New Aim With Diverse Strategies

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.

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Obama Renews Call For A 'Public Option' In Federal Health Law

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.

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5 Things To Consider About The Supreme Court's Decision On Texas Abortion Law

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?

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Fallout From Supreme Court Ruling Against Texas Law's Abortion Restrictions

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.

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For Doctors-In-Training, A Dose Of Health Policy Helps The Medicine Go Down

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.

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This Med School Teaches Health Policy Along With The Pills

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.

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As Supreme Court Sends Back Birth Control Case, Both Sides Claim Victory

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.

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Presidential Candidates Miss the Mark on Healthcare

Monday, May 16, 2016

Many say the polarized debate over Obamacare has overshadowed the real issues in the American health insurance market.

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Selling Health Insurance Across State Lines Sounds Good, But Is It?

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.

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