Monthly Archives: December 2016

For Many, Fewer Obamacare Choices Doesn’t Mean Higher Prices

Ron Ellis of Augusta, Ga., hugs Monica Baldwin, a navigator with Christ Community Health, after she helped him sign up… Continue reading »

White House Sharpens Its Case For Obamacare, As Republicans Sharpen Knives

Oklahoma State University President Burns Hargis gets his blood pressure checked in a mobile medical unit parked at the state… Continue reading »

If Republicans Repeal Health Law, Paying For A Replacement Could Be Tough

House Speaker Paul Ryan signed legislation to repeal the Affordable Care Act on Jan. 7, 2016. President Obama vetoed the… Continue reading »

Montana May Be Model For Future Medicaid Work Requirement

Ruth McCafferty, who works in Kalispell, Mont., credits the training she got through the state’s Medicaid expansion with helping her… Continue reading »

Revised Special Insurance Enrollment Rules Shift Burden To Consumers

Insurers say many customers have abused special enrollment periods, waiting to sign up for coverage when they’re sick and need… Continue reading »

Trump Picks Seema Verma To Run Medicare And Medicaid

Seema Verma, now in line to head the Centers for Medicare Medicaid Services, arrives at Trump Tower in New York… Continue reading »

How Fast Could GOP Congress Get Obamacare Repeal To Trump’s Desk?

House Majority Leader Rep. Kevin McCarthy, R-Calif., is part of the Republican leadership working to repeal the Affordable Care Act… Continue reading »

Caring For A Loved One At Home Can Have A Steep Learning Curve

Angela Bobo holds the hand of her mother, Ruth Perez. Bobo is Perez’s at-home caregiver. Kimberly Paynter/WHYY hide caption toggle… Continue reading »

As He Leaves The Senate, Harry Reid Says He’s ‘Hopeful’ On Trump

U.S. Senate Minority Leader Harry Reid, D-Nev., speaks to members of the media Sept. 9 at the Capitol. Reid is… Continue reading »

Signed Out Of Prison But Not Signed Up For Health Insurance

Kara Salim, 26, got out of the Marion County, Indiana, jail in 2015 with a history of domestic-violence charges, bipolar… Continue reading »