Tag Archives: KHN’s

KHN’s ‘What The Health?’: SCOTUS, Trump Collide Over Transgender Rights

Can’t see the audio player? Click here to listen on SoundCloud. Transgender people have had a head-spinning week. First, the Trump administration issued long-promised rules rolling back the Obama administration’s protections against discrimination in health care. But just three days later, the Supreme Court, in a 6-3 ruling authored by conservative Justice Neil Gorsuch, said that… Read More »

KHN’s ‘What The Health?’: Democrats Roll Dice On SCOTUS And The ACA

Can’t see the audio player? Click here to listen on SoundCloud. Democratic state attorneys general are asking the Supreme Court to intervene this term in a case that could invalidate the entire Affordable Care Act. In December, a federal appeals court panel ruled that the “individual mandate” provision of the health law is unconstitutional now that… Read More »

Podcast: KHN’s ‘What The Health’: Still More ‘Medicare-For-All’

Vermont Sen. Bernie Sanders, a presidential candidate, unveiled the 2019 version of his “Medicare-for-all” bill this week. But even more than two decades after first proposing a single-payer plan for the U.S., Sanders still has not proposed a way to finance such a major undertaking. Congress continued to pursue its examination of high prescription drug… Read More »

Podcast: KHN’s ‘What The Health?’ Health Nerd Books For The Holidays

The Food and Drug Administration took some serious steps toward curbing teen use of tobacco and nicotine products this month, including proposing a virtual ban on most flavors of the liquid used in e-cigarettes. Meanwhile, open enrollment continues for individual coverage under the Affordable Care Act and Medicare. ACA sign-ups are slightly lagging behind last… Read More »