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In this episode of “What the Health?” Mary Agnes Carey of Kaiser Health News, Sarah Karlin-Smith of Politico, Margot Sanger-Katz of The New York Times and Julie Appleby of Kaiser Health News discuss the problems some consumers will face with a lack of exchange-based insurance coverage in their regions. They also talk about the state of play on Capitol Hill and in the states concerning initiatives to lower prescription drug costs.
African Americans have a higher rate of Alzheimer’s and other forms of dementia than whites, but they are wary of donating their brains for research. Senior Correspondent Anna Gorman recently discussed this dynamic on KPCC radio’s Take Two.
In this episode of “What the Health?” Julie Rovner of Kaiser Health News, Joanne Kenen of Politico, Sarah Kliff of Vox.com and Margot Sanger-Katz of The New York Times discuss the state of the individual health insurance markets and the challenging decisions facing many insurers in the wake of the failure (for now) of Congress’ efforts to repeal and replace the Affordable Care Act.
Health care journalists in Washington, D.C., discuss the next round of national health reform — assuming there is one.
Kaiser Health News examines the role of PBMs in the prescription drug-pricing pipeline.
In this episode of “What the Health?” Julie Rovner of Kaiser Health News, Joanne Kenen of Politico, Sarah Kliff of Vox.com and Mary Agnes Carey of Kaiser Health News deconstruct the drama leading to the middle-of-the-night collapse of Senate Republicans’ last-ditch effort to overhaul the Affordable Care Act.
The Affordable Care Act has repeatedly faced opposition in Congress and the courts, but it has continued to survive.
Even experienced health care reporters in Washington, D.C., can’t say for sure. Meanwhile, states like California, heavily invested in Obamacare, wrestle with uncertainty.
The state was poised to release insurance exchange rates for 2018 — but it backed off for now because of the political upheaval in Washington.
The debate over whether to repeal and replace the Affordable Care Act has been heated — and many of those moments have captured a wide audience on YouTube and Twitter.