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Bill of the Month

Heartbreaking Bills, Lawsuit and Bankruptcy — Even With Insurance

At only 31, this Kentucky essential worker has already been through bankruptcy and being sued by his hospital. This year, he faced a bill for more than $10,000.

Trump Approves Final Plan to Import Drugs From Canada ‘for a Fraction of the Price’

The announcement clears the way for Florida and other states to implement a program bringing medications across the border to save money. The effort is strongly opposed by drugmakers and the Canadian government.


In Los Angeles, Latinos Hit Hard By Pandemic’s Economic Storm

A new poll finds 71% of Latino households in Los Angeles County experienced serious financial problems because of the coronavirus.

KHN on the Air This Week

KHN and California Healthline staff made the rounds on national and local media this week to discuss their stories. Here’s a collection of their appearances.


KHN’s ‘What the Health?’: ACA in Peril With Ginsburg’s Seat in Play

The death of Supreme Court Justice Ruth Bader Ginsburg is giving new life to the latest constitutional challenge to the Affordable Care Act. It also places anti-abortion activists on the cusp of a court majority large enough to ensure the rollback of the right to abortion and, possibly, some types of birth control. Meanwhile, Health and Human Services Secretary Alex Azar tries to centralize power at the sprawling department plagued by miscommunications and scandals. Anna Edney of Bloomberg News, Kimberly Leonard of Business Insider and Mary Ellen McIntire of CQ Roll Call join KHN’s Julie Rovner to discuss these issues and more. Plus, Rovner interviews KHN’s Sarah Jane Tribble about her new podcast, “Where It Hurts,” debuting Sept. 29.

Special Coverage


Read our latest coverage of the coronavirus outbreak.


Black Women Turn to Midwives to Avoid COVID, ‘Feel Cared For’

Home births and midwives are making a comeback in the Black community.


PolitiFact and KHN team up to truth-squad health care claims made by politicians and policymakers leading up to the 2020 election.

Lost On The Frontline

A collaboration between The Guardian and KHN that aims to document the lives of health care workers in the U.S. who die from COVID-19.

Bill Of The Month

This investigation by KHN and NPR dissects and explains your medical bills every month.

Underfunded And Under Threat

Hollowed-out public health system faces more cuts amid virus.


Behind The Byline

How the story got made.

Race And Health

Why Black Aging Matters, Too

Older Blacks are perishing quietly, out of sight, victims of the pandemic and a lifetime of racism and its attendant adverse health effects.

Daily Cartoon

‘Medical Insurance Ran Out?’

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