KHN’s Mary Agnes Carey and Julie Rovner discuss some of the developments that shook up health news this week.
The delays in pushing through a bill to replace Obamacare are beginning to back up other key items on the congressional calendar.
Anticipating a broader immigration crackdown, undocumented families are hiring lawyers and scrambling to make contingency plans for their seriously ill U.S.-born kids.
Desde que California permitió por ley que niños indocumentados recibieran servicios completos del Medi-Cal, se inscribieron cerca de 190,000. Con el clima político actual, defensores temen que los padres no los reinscriban por miedo a las deportaciones.
In two interviews this week, the president reveals some surprising views of health policy.
A 2016 California law allowed children without papers to sign up for full Medi-Cal benefits. More than 189,000 children have been covered, but some families now fear renewing coverage or signing up their kids for the first time.
Will some of California’s GOP members of Congress suffer at the polls because they supported an Obamacare replacement bill that could harm many of their constituents? California Healthline’s Emily Bazar discussed the topic on Southern California’s KCRW radio.
Después de semanas de tensiones, la Cámara de Representantes logró votar el jueves 4 de mayo su propuesta de ley para reemplazar la Ley de Cuidado de Salud Asequible por un apretado voto de 217-213. Pero la batalla no termina aquí…
CEO Paul Markovich said he opposes the Republican plan because it would allow insurers to once again discriminate against people with preexisting conditions. “We are better than that,” he said.
Local health officials in California and elsewhere are bracing for the potential impact of a Trump administration policy that would stop federal funding to jurisdictions that don’t enforce federal immigration laws.