Julie Rovner appears in the following:
Thursday, December 20, 2018
If the decision of a judge in Texas to invalidate the federal health law holds up, expect broad effects on your health care — from insurance coverage to Medicare payments to pre-existing conditions.
Friday, December 14, 2018
A ruling that the Affordable Care Act is unconstitutional is likely to go to the Supreme Court. For now, the decision likely won't affect people who buy insurance on marketplaces created by the law.
Tuesday, October 30, 2018
Democrats are hammering Republicans over their efforts to eliminate insurance protections for pre-existing conditions. Republicans are telling seniors their Medicare coverage may be in danger.
Thursday, October 11, 2018
Consumers favor safeguards that help people with a history of health problems still get insurance. In the heat of the midterm campaigns, politicians' arguments don't always add up.
Wednesday, September 05, 2018
Kaiser Health News reporter Julie Rovner speaks with NPR's Ari Shapiro about what was at stake during the faceoff between state Republican and Democratic attorney generals over the Affordable Care Act in a Texas courtroom.
Tuesday, September 04, 2018
On Wednesday, a federal judge in Texas will hear arguments from Republicans who want him to strike down the health law and from Democrats who say the law is constitutional and should stay in place.
Thursday, August 23, 2018
New York University students cheered, but critics say waiving tuition isn't the best way to ease student debt or boost the number of primary care doctors from diverse backgrounds.
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.
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.
Tuesday, July 10, 2018
The money is supposed to help insurance companies balance the costs between lower-risk, cheaper enrollees and higher risk patients.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.