Julie Rovner

Julie Rovner appears in the following:

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.


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.


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.


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.


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.


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.


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.


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.


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.