Julie Rovner

Kaiser Health News

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Julie Rovner is a senior correspondent for Kaiser Health News. She is a former long-time health policy correspondent for NPR,

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The Health and Human Services Department has told clinics like Planned Parenthood that if they want to keep receiving federal funds, they can’t refer their patients for abortions.

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Insurance company subsidies are key to the Affordable Care Act. After President Trump cut them last week, he called Obamacare "virtually dead."

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Republicans concede they broke seven years of promises last night when the Senate failed to pass so-called "skinny repeal" of Obamacare.

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Republicans concede they broke seven years of promises last night when the Senate failed to pass so-called "skinny repeal" of Obamacare.

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