Julie Rovner appears in the following:
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.
Sanders released more details ...
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 ...
Friday, December 18, 2015
Thursday's announcement by Kaiser Permanente that it plans to open its own medical school in Southern California in 2019 has attracted a lot of attention in the health care community.
The nonprofit, national provider of managed health care says it plans to train students in its own style of ...
Tuesday, December 08, 2015
How stressful is medical training? So bad that in a class that encouraged medical students to express their feelings by drawing comics, nearly half of them depicted their supervisors as monsters, researchers say.
Students imagined the workplace as dank dungeons, represented supervising physicians as fiendish, foul-mouthed monsters, and themselves as ...
Friday, October 30, 2015
It's not enough anymore to learn how to size up the symptoms of a particular patient, say specialists in bioinformatics. Modern doctors need to learn to see patterns in huge data sets, too.