Teachers and health professionals report post-election depression, anxiety and stress in young immigrants and minorities.
Some of Rep. Kevin McCarthy’s constituents fear his vow to repeal Obamacare now and replace it later could rob them of coverage.
The CEO of the group’s state organization, Kathy Kneer, says private donations can’t cover the potential loss of federal money for reproductive health services.
Trump backers expressed support for some of the health law’s consumer protections, such as allowing young adults to stay on their parents’ insurance until age 26.
Despite President-elect Donald Trump’s promise to repeal the Affordable Care Act, state officials and advocates say Californians’ health plan is safe for now.
California officials jumped at the chance to cover millions more low-income people by expanding its Medicaid program. Now, health policymakers and advocates fear the Trump administration and a Republican-ruled Congress will roll back the state’s progress.
Some experts worry that smoking pot could lead to use of tobacco, but proponents of marijuana legalization argue that the two products are different and should not be conflated.
The company’s CEO also dismisses Trump’s notion of selling insurance plans across state lines, calling it ‘perplexing.’
KHN’s Julie Rovner and Mary Agnes Carey, The New York Times’ Margot Sanger-Katz and The Lancet’s Richard Lane discuss the future of the Affordable Care Act under GOP control of both the White House and Capitol Hill.
Consumers who feel they pay too much for skimpy coverage may welcome Donald Trump’s changes to the health law, but those who are sick are deeply worried.
President-elect Donald Trump has suggested that he would like to keep the health law’s ban on preexisting conditions. But that only works if insurers can be guaranteed a robust market, so Republicans must figure out a way to coax in healthy customers.
KHN’s Julie Rovner joins a panel on ‘NewsHour’ to talk about how the new Trump administration and congressional Republicans might seek to repeal and replace the federal health law.
El mayor riesgo para los beneficiarios del Medicaid proviene de las promesas del presidente electo Donald Trump, y otros republicanos, de revocar la Ley de Cuidado de Salud Asequible (ACA).
Republican efforts to get rid of the federal health law are expected to take some time to work through Congress and leaders have promised to give consumers time to adjust to those changes.
A plan to test the effectiveness of so-called “Frankenflies” is being closely watched by nearby Miami-Dade County as a possible way to combat the spread of Zika.
Republicans want to jettison the health law, but some features are already hardwired into the system.
But block grants face likely resistance from states, poised to lose many millions.
The number of states with laws permitting marijuana use underscores a national cultural shift toward wider acceptance of the drug, despite the federal ban and limited evidence on the public health impacts of legalization.
Republicans will likely chip away at the ACA piecemeal and say they will try to provide a soft exit.
Uninsured Californians could more than double to 7.5 million if Affordable Care Act is repealed.