Category Archive: Preexisting Conditions

Azar Says Federal Law Had Preexisting Conditions Covered Before ACA. Not So Much.

This appears to be an overstatement.

Could Trump’s Push To Undo The ACA Cause Problems For COVID Survivors? Biden Thinks So.

The speech by the presumtive Democrat presidential nominee was delivered the same day the Trump administration reaffirmed its support of a lawsuit that would invalidate all of the Affordable Care Act, including the law’s preexisting condition protections.

In Arizona Race, McSally Makes Health Care Pledge At Odds With Track Record

The use of the word “always” makes this claim a stretch.

Obama: GOP’s Stance On Preexisting Conditions Off-Base, Especially During Pandemic

The former president’s statement highlights a clear difference of opinion that will likely come up often on the campaign trail.

Must-Reads Of The Week From Brianna Labuskes

Newsletter editor Brianna Labuskes wades through hundreds of health care policy stories each week, so you don’t have to.

What Does Recovery From COVID-19 Look Like? It Depends. A Pulmonologist Explains.

Reports offer a glimmer of hope, especially for older adults.

How To Avoid Coronavirus? Lessons From People Whose Lives Depend On It

As the new coronavirus continues its spread through the U.S., the general public can look for guidance from millions of Americans with weakened immune systems who long ago adopted the rules of infection control that officials tout to avoid contagion.

Better Than Other Plans Or Better Than Nothing? Trump’s Claim About ‘Affordable’ Options

Caveat emptor. Some of these health insurance plans might prove helpful for some people, but making that determination is not easy.

Better Than Other Plans Or Better Than Nothing? Trump’s Claim About ‘Affordable’ Options

Caveat emptor. Some of these health insurance plans might prove helpful for some people, but making that determination is not easy.

KHN’s ‘What The Health?’: Fact-Checking President Trump’s State Of The Union

President Donald Trump spent a good deal of time on health issues in his State of the Union address, but not everything he said checks out. Meanwhile, Iowa Democrats heading into the caucuses said health is their top issue, but it’s hard to see how that played out in their actual choices. Margot Sanger-Katz of The New York Times, Kimberly Leonard of the Washington Examiner and Alice Miranda Ollstein of Politico join KHN’s Julie Rovner to discuss this and more. Also, Rovner interviews KHN’s Julie Appleby and NPR’s Selena Simmons-Duffin about the latest “Bill of the Month” feature.

Older posts «

Explore the Archive