Julie Rovner

Julie Rovner appears in the following:

Democrats Say Trump's Supreme Court Nominee Is A Threat To The ACA

Wednesday, July 11, 2018

Senate Democrats see defense of the Affordable Care Act's popular provisions as a rally issue that could keep their caucus unified when Brett Kavanaugh's confirmation battle heats up.


If High Court Reverses Roe v. Wade, 22 States Likely To Ban Abortion

Tuesday, July 10, 2018

As with current abortion policies, a reversal of the landmark court decision would mean a woman's access to the procedure would continue to be determined by where she lives.


Trump Administration Halts $10.4 Billion in Payments for ACA Program

Tuesday, July 10, 2018

The money is supposed to help insurance companies balance the costs between lower-risk, cheaper enrollees and higher risk patients. 


Atul Gawande's Aim For Health Care: 'Make It Simpler To Do The Right Thing'

Tuesday, June 26, 2018

The doctor and health care critic hopes to design a better system for more than 1 million workers at Amazon, Berkshire Hathaway and JPMorgan Chase. Data-driven solutions can improve outcomes, he says.


Trump Administration Won't Defend ACA

Saturday, June 09, 2018

The Justice Department has said the individual mandate of the Affordable Care Act, which requires Americans to have insurance, is unconstitutional.


What To Watch For As Trump Takes Aim At ACA Protections

Friday, June 08, 2018

The Trump administration has declined to defend key provisions of the Affordable Care Act in court, saying protections for people with pre-existing conditions should be declared unconstitutional.


What Does Trump's Proposal To Cut Planned Parenthood Funds Mean?

Friday, May 18, 2018

The Trump administration is pulling out an old regulation that it believes will be able to meet a conservative goal: cutting a key program's funding for Planned Parenthood. The strategy might work.


Clash Over Abortion Stalls Health Bill, Again

Wednesday, March 21, 2018

As Congress considers a bipartisan bill to keep premium prices down on the Affordable Care Act's marketplaces, a long-standing fight over abortion reappears.


Weighing The Impact Of Repealing The Health Insurance Mandate

Saturday, December 16, 2017

The tax bill being considered by Congress includes a repeal of the Affordable Care Act's individual mandate. Julie Rovner of Kaiser Health News talks to guest host Ray Suarez about how that could affect the health insurance market.


Trump Ends Health Care Subsidies: Who Will Be Affected?

Saturday, October 14, 2017

The Trump administration issued big policy changes to the Affordable Care Act. Kaiser Health News chief Washington correspondent Julie Rovner explains what this could mean to the millions of Americans who signed up for it.


Congress Misses Deadline to Fund the Children's Health Insurance Program

Friday, September 29, 2017

While funding won’t run out immediately, the issue was sidelined by Republican efforts to repeal and replace Obamacare, and some states could potentially run out of funding by December.


The Path Forward In Health Care Remains Uncertain For Both Parties

Saturday, July 29, 2017

The failure of the GOP's health care bill in the senate means the Affordable Care Act is still law. NPR's Noel King speaks with Julie Rovner of Kaiser Health News about where things might go now.


Covering A Secret Bill

Friday, July 28, 2017

The Senate proceedings on healthcare this week were high on drama but short on policy details, leaving lawmakers and reporters in the dark. 

McConnell Tries, Tries Again

Friday, June 30, 2017

Kaiser Health News' Julie Rovner talks the Republican efforts to "repeal and replace" Obamacare after Senate Majority Leader McConnell withdrew his try for revision and a new CBO score.

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If The Individual Insurance Market Crashes, Can People Still Get Coverage?

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.


As GOP Tarries On Health Bill, Funding For Children's Health Languishes

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.


5 Things To Watch As GOP Health Bill Moves To The Senate

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.


As House GOP Struggles With A Health Care Bill, Republican Options Narrow

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?


GOP Plan To Trim Insurance Benefits Might Not Tame Premiums

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.


Tax Day And Health Insurance Under Trump

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.