Mary Agnes Carey

Senior Correspondent for Kaiser Health News

Mary Agnes Carey appears in the following:

Healthcare Enrollment Ends Friday. Here's What You Need to Know.

Thursday, December 14, 2017

Open enrollment under the Affordable Care Act’s federal exchange ends on Friday. People are signing up, but a shorter enrollment period means numbers are down.


What's Inside the Latest Push to Repeal Obamacare

Wednesday, September 20, 2017

Mary Agnes Carey explains what's inside the latest Obamacare repeal bill, which would allow insurers to discriminate against customers.


Is Bipartisan Health Care Reform Possible?

Wednesday, August 02, 2017

Senior correspondent at Kaiser Health News, Mary Agnes Carey explores the bipartisan proposal from members of the House and Senate to stabilize the individual health insurance markets. 


Untangling Republicans' Plans to Repeal and Replace Obamacare

Friday, June 30, 2017

Confused about the ACA, AHCA, and BCRA and what they all mean for your health insurance coverage? You're not alone. 

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The GOP Renews Push to Repeal Obamacare

Tuesday, May 02, 2017

President Donald Trump has promised a new push to repeal and replace the Affordable Care Act, and the vote could come as early as this week.


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.

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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.

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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...

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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...

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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 ...

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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...

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