Top KHN Original Stories

View More

Total Results: 15952

House Democrats Implore Trump Not To Undermine Women’s Health Care

KHN Morning Briefing

As Congress stands poised to strip away funding for Planned Parenthood and dismantle the health law, thus possibly rolling back protections on women’s health care, Democrats warn Donald Trump that the eyes of America’s women are watching him.

After Capitalizing On Antipathy Against Health Law, E&C Chairman Now Focusing On ‘Repair And Rebuild’

KHN Morning Briefing

Rep. Greg Walden, R-Ore., has taken over the Energy and Commerce Committee, a role in which he’ll be required to steer Republicans’ efforts to replace the health law. Meanwhile, incoming Vice President Mike Pence says Donald Trump is getting “very close” to a health care plan, and Republicans look to avoid any YouTube moments that could undermine their messaging for replacement.

If You Like It, You Can Keep It: GOP Senator Proposes States Decide If They Want Health Law

KHN Morning Briefing

Sen. Bill Cassidy, R-La., is championing a plan that allows states that like the health law to keep it if desired, while others can adopt something different. In other health law and repeal news, insurers push for Congress to rollback a particular tax, Health and Human Services Secretary Sylvia Mathews Burwell plans on signing up for Obamacare, 6 lesser-known provisions that are on the chopping block, why interstate health insurance sounds better than it is, and more.

IRS Sends Letters To Some Taxpayers Reminding Them About Penalties For Being Uninsured

KHN Morning Briefing

Letters from the Internal Revenue Service will be sent to an estimated 7.5 million people who either claimed an exemption from the law’s requirement that most Americans carry health insurance or who paid a penalty for being uninsured during the 2015 tax year. In other health law news, officials in Minnesota are seeking a plan to help marketplace customers there and a Florida insurer has a bumpy start to the year.