KHN’s ‘What The Health?’: Biden Doubles Down On Obamacare

Can’t see the audio player? Click here to listen on SoundCloud. Former Vice President Joe Biden has said if he’s elected president he would build on the Affordable Care Act rather than move to a whole new health care system, such […]

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KHN’s ‘What The Health?’: Could The ACA Really Go Away?

Can’t see the audio player? Click here to listen on SoundCloud. The Affordable Care Act was back in court again this week — this time before a three-judge panel at the 5th Circuit Court of Appeals in New Orleans. A lower […]

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Trump Has Blessed States’ Exploration Of Importing Drugs. Will It Catch On?

This story also ran on USA Today. This story can be republished for free (details). Seeking a solution to the soaring costs of drugs, Colorado, Florida and Vermont are making plans to import medications from Canada, where prescriptions are cheaper. […]

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Health Care Gets Heated On Night 2 Of The Democratic Presidential Debate

This fact check was produced in partnership with PolitiFact. This story can be republished for free (details). On Thursday, the second night of the first Democratic primary debate, 10 presidential hopefuls took the stage and health issues became an early flashpoint. […]

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KHN’s ‘What The Health’: Dems Debate Health Care

Can’t see the audio player? Click here to listen on SoundCloud. Health care played a feature role in the first debate among Democratic presidential candidates Wednesday, with would-be nominees spreading across the spectrum on the question of how quickly to move […]

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KHN’s ‘What The Health’: Politics Heading Into 2020: Live From Aspen!

Can’t see the audio player? Click here to listen on SoundCloud. The cost of health care looms as a major issue going into the 2020 campaign. But even as Democratic presidential candidates debate ways to bring down prices and expand insurance […]

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KHN’s ‘What The Health’: Who Will Pay To Fix Problem Of Surprise Medical Bills?

Can’t see the audio player? Click here to listen on SoundCloud. Congress is finally getting down to real work on legislation to end “surprise” medical bills, which patients get if they inadvertently receive care from an out-of-network health providers or use […]

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KHN’s ‘What The Health?’: Fetal Tissue Research Is Latest Flashpoint In Abortion Debate

Can’t see the audio player? Click here to listen on SoundCloud. The Trump administration this week announced efforts to restrict research using fetal tissue from elective abortions. The new policy bars such research by government scientists and creates hurdles for outside […]

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Podcast: KHN’s ‘What The Health?’ Is ‘Medicare For All’ Losing Steam?

Can’t see the audio player? Click here to listen on SoundCloud. A second House committee this week held a hearing on proposals for a single-payer health system, such as “Medicare for All,” featuring experts from the Congressional Budget Office. But it […]

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Doctor que fue trabajador agrícola crea santuarios de atención médica

SOBRE NOTICIAS EN ESPAÑOL Noticias en español es una sección de Kaiser Health News que contiene traducciones de artículos de gran interés para la comunidad hispanohablante, y contenido original enfocado en la población hispana que vive en los Estados Unidos. […]

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Trump’s Talk On Preexisting Conditions Doesn’t Match His Administration’s Actions

Delivering remarks on surprise medical billing, which is a concern that has drawn bipartisan interest, President Donald Trump waded into another high-profile health issue: making sure insurance protects people who have preexisting health conditions. This fact check was produced in […]

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Listen: Trump’s Plan To End ‘Unpleasant Surprise’ Bills

President Donald Trump called for an end to the “unpleasant surprise” of certain medical bills on Thursday. Specifically, he outlined a plan that would forbid bills beyond in-network insurance rates in emergencies. For elective procedures, patients would have to consent […]

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Podcast: KHN’s ‘What The Health?’ ‘Conscience’ Rules, Rx Prices and Still More Medicare

Can’t see the audio player? Click here to listen on SoundCloud. In a new set of rules, the Trump administration wants to let not just doctors but almost any health care worker or organization decline to provide, participate in or […]

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Price Check On Drug Ads: Would Revealing Costs Help Patients Control Spending?

Use Our Content This story can be republished for free (details). [Editor’s note: The Trump administration on May 8 finalized its rule requiring drugmakers to include price information in television ads for any products that cost $35 or more a […]

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Watch: ACA’s Future And ‘Medicare-For-All’ Front And Center As Candidates Line Up For 2020

Julie Rovner, KHN’s chief Washington correspondent, joined C-SPAN host Bill Scanlan Tuesday morning on “Washington Journal” to discuss how health care is playing out in the current political debate. They talked about the Republican-sponsored lawsuit to overturn the Affordable Care […]

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