Mary Agnes Carey

Senior Correspondent for Kaiser Health News

Mary Agnes Carey appears in the following:

Repeal and Replace: Can the GOP Get on the Same Page on Healthcare?

Thursday, March 02, 2017

Republicans are trying to come together on a plan to "repeal and replace" the Affordable Care Act, but just can't seem to reach an agreement — yet.

Comments [2]

The Surprising Protections that Could Disappear With Obamacare

Tuesday, January 17, 2017

The debate over the ACA’s repeal has largely focused on who could end up losing insurance. But lesser-known provisions that affect millions of Americans are also on the chopping block.


6 Lesser-Known Obamacare Provisions That Could Evaporate

Wednesday, January 11, 2017

Private rooms for pumping breast milk and expanded therapy coverage for children with autism are two of the less publicized mandates of the Affordable Care Act. Also, being able to choose your OB-GYN.


Imagining the World With Privatized Medicare

Monday, December 12, 2016

Donald Trump's nominee for secretary of Health and Human Services, Rep. Tom Price, has expressed interest in privatizing Medicare. Here's what such a system would actually look like. 


Fall Enrollment Efforts Could Be Pivotal For Federal Health Law

Wednesday, October 19, 2016

Federal health officials expect the number of people who buy health plans on state and federal exchanges to grow by 1 million people for 2017, though premiums are going up, too.


If Obamacare Subsidies Disappear, States And Congress Will Bear Burden For Fix

Thursday, June 11, 2015

It will be up to state officials and Congress to help consumers who can't afford health insurance if the Supreme Court strikes down health law subsidies for millions of Americans, Health and Human Services Secretary Sylvia Burwell.

"The critical decisions will sit with the Congress and states and governors to ...


5 Questions Answered On The Legal Challenge To Obamacare Subsidies

Monday, June 08, 2015

By the end of June, the Supreme Court is expected to rule on King v. Burwell, a case challenging the validity of the federal tax subsidies that help millions of Americans buy health insurance if they don't get coverage through an employer. If the court rules against the Obama administration, ...


HealthCare.Gov Re-Opens For Business

Thursday, November 13, 2014 is open for business again. The open enrollment period for 2015 coverage kicks off on November 15, 2014 and runs through February 15, 2015.

Comments [3]

5 Tips To Get The Most Out Of Obamacare

Monday, November 10, 2014

The second open enrollment season for health insurance offered through marketplaces created by the Affordable Care Act is just around the corner. Are you ready?

Here's a quick checklist for people who don't get their health insurance at work and plan to shop for coverage on the health law's online ...


Courts Collide on ACA Interpretation

Wednesday, July 23, 2014

On Tuesday, two separate federal appeals courts issued contradictory rulings that complicate the nation's already-murky understanding of the Affordable Care Act. Millions of Americans...

Comments [1]

Hobby Lobby Ruling Cuts Into Contraceptive Mandate

Monday, June 30, 2014

In a 5-4 decision Monday, the Supreme Court allowed a key exemption to the health law's contraception coverage requirements when it ruled that closely held for-profit businesses could assert a religious objection to the Obama administration's regulations. What does it mean? Here are some questions and answers about the case.



Can Obama Get Young People to Enroll in the ACA?

Friday, March 14, 2014

There are only two weeks left for Americans to sign up for the Affordable Care Act, and this week, President Barack Obama made a comedic appeal to young people by appearing on Zach Ga...

Comments [6]

Today's Highlights | January 28, 2014

Tuesday, January 28, 2014

Also on Today's Show: Takeaway listeners gave us their to-do lists for President Barack Obama in 2014. From healthcare to the state of the criminal justice system in America, we call ...

Comments [7]

Feds Extend Coverage For People In High-Risk Insurance Pools

Wednesday, January 15, 2014

The tens of thousands of people with a history of serious illnesses who are enrolled in high-risk insurance pools created under the Affordable Care Act will have two more months before they lose that coverage, the Department of Health and Human Services said Tuesday.

The federal high-risk pools, which started ...


The Obamacare Signup Deadline

Monday, December 23, 2013

In the last month, there's been a huge uptick in people signing up for health insurance through the Affordable Care Act (ACA). In New York, about 4,500 people have been signing up eac...

Comments [1]

ACA Could See Changes Under Senate Compromise

Tuesday, October 15, 2013

Caught in the middle of the debt ceiling fight and government shutdown is the Affordable Care Act, which will apparently get some tweaks under a Senate compromise. These tweaks fall f...

Comments [1]

Analyzing the President's Health Care Proposal

Tuesday, February 23, 2010

President Obama released a proposal for health care reform Monday that hewed close to the bill passed last year by the Senate. After watching months of rancorous debate in Congress, the White House is laying out the key points of the proposal in plain language. But will it be enough to get reform unstuck?

Comments [1]

Senate Passes Health Care Reform ... Now What?

Thursday, December 24, 2009

The Senate passed its version of the health care bill, but there is still much work to be done before the President signs a reconciled bill into law. We talk with Mary Agnes Carey of ...

Comments [1]

Senate Votes on Health Care Reform Shaped by Filibuster

Thursday, December 24, 2009

The Senate has voted on its version of health care reform just hours before the start of the Christmas holiday. But even after months of tense negotiating, Senate Republicans are stil...

Comments [1]