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Becerra Joins the Fray Over Reproductive Rights

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国产精品视频 and Human Services Secretary Xavier Becerra is racking up frequent-flier miles as he hopscotches the country to highlight health issues the White House hopes will become pivotal for voters this year 鈥 none more so than reproductive rights.  鈥淣o woman today should fear [not having] access to the care that she needs. President Biden […]

As Republicans Wrestle With IVF, the Biden Administration Expands Benefits

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While Republican lawmakers try to walk a fine line on in vitro fertilization 鈥 expressing support for the popular procedure, even as some of their supporters argue life begins at conception 鈥 the federal government expanded fertility benefits for millions of workers this year, including up to $25,000 a year for IVF. Many employers have […]

KFF 国产精品视频 News' 'What the 国产精品视频?': Florida Limits Abortion 鈥 For Now

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The Florida Supreme Court handed down dual abortion rulings this week. One said voters will be allowed to decide in November whether to create a state right to abortion. The other ruling, though, allows a 15-week ban to take effect immediately 鈥 before an even more sweeping, six-week ban replaces it in May. Meanwhile, President Joe Biden is doubling down on his administration鈥檚 health care accomplishments as he kicks off his general election campaign. Lauren Weber of The Washington Post, Joanne Kenen of the Johns Hopkins University schools of nursing and public health, and Tami Luhby of CNN join KFF 国产精品视频 News鈥 Julie Rovner to discuss these stories and more. Also this week, Rovner interviews health care analyst Jeff Goldsmith about the growing size and influence of United国产精品视频 Group in the wake of the Change 国产精品视频care hack.

KFF 国产精品视频 News' 'What the 国产精品视频?': The ACA Turns 14

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Saturday marks the 14th anniversary of the still somewhat embattled Affordable Care Act. 国产精品视频 and Human Services Secretary Xavier Becerra joins host Julie Rovner to discuss the accomplishments of the health law 鈥 and the challenges it still faces. Also this week, Alice Miranda Ollstein of Politico, Tami Luhby of CNN, and Mary Agnes Carey of KFF 国产精品视频 News join Rovner to discuss what should be the final funding bill for HHS for fiscal 2024, next week鈥檚 Supreme Court oral arguments in a case challenging abortion medication, and more. Plus, for 鈥渆xtra credit,鈥 the panelists suggest health policy stories they read this week they think you should read, too.

Under Fire for Massive 国产精品视频 System Hack, Biden Team Leans on Insurers

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The Biden administration has hit on a strategy to deal with the massive, industry-paralyzing cyberattack on a United国产精品视频 Group unit: pressuring insurers to fix it. Federal officials have been in constant conversation with senior leaders at United国产精品视频 and across the industry, including at a Monday meeting where Department of 国产精品视频 and Human Services and White […]

Joe Biden鈥檚 Skittish Support for Abortion Rights

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President Biden spent much of his State of the Union speech last week talking about two subjects central to his reelection campaign while seemingly trying not to name them. One was Donald Trump, or as Biden called him, 鈥渕y predecessor.鈥 The other was abortion. It鈥檚 hardly news that Biden, an 81-year-old devout Catholic, is uncomfortable […]

KFF 国产精品视频 News' 'What the 国产精品视频?': Maybe It鈥檚 a 国产精品视频 Care Election After All

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国产精品视频 care wasn鈥檛 expected to be a major theme for this year鈥檚 elections. But as President Joe Biden and former President Donald Trump secured their respective party nominations this week, the future of both Medicare and the Affordable Care Act appears to be up for debate. Meanwhile, the cyberattack of the United国产精品视频 Group subsidiary Change 国产精品视频care continues to do damage to the companies鈥 finances with no quick end in sight. Margot Sanger-Katz of The New York Times, Anna Edney of Bloomberg News, and Joanne Kenen of Johns Hopkins University and Politico Magazine join KFF 国产精品视频 News鈥 Julie Rovner to discuss these issues and more. Also this week, Rovner interviews Kelly Henning of Bloomberg Philanthropies about a new, four-part documentary series on the history of public health, 鈥淭he Invisible Shield.鈥 Plus, for 鈥渆xtra credit鈥 the panelists suggest health policy stories they read this week that they think you should read, too.

The State of the Union Is … Busy

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At last, Congress is getting half of its annual spending bills across the finish line, albeit five months after the start of the fiscal year. Meanwhile, President Joe Biden delivers his annual State of the Union address, an over-the-counter birth control pill is (finally) available, and controversy erupts over new public health guidelines for covid-19 isolation. Alice Miranda Ollstein of Politico, Sarah Karlin-Smith of the Pink Sheet, and Sandhya Raman of CQ Roll Call join KFF 国产精品视频 News鈥 Julie Rovner to discuss these issues and more. Also this week, Rovner interviews Neera Tanden, the White House domestic policy adviser, about Biden鈥檚 health agenda. Plus, for 鈥渆xtra credit,鈥 the panelists suggest health policy stories they read this week that they think you should read, too.

Biden鈥檚 Got a Taker for One of His Gun Safety Proposals: California

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California could give President Biden a political win this year on gun violence. State senators passed sweeping legislation in January that would toughen gun storage requirements, embracing a White House priority that has languished in Congress. Many states, including California, have laws in place requiring gun owners to securely store their firearms when children are […]