Health Reform

    • Poll Finds Dislike Of Health Law, But Lack Of Support For Its Repeal

      In the run up to the midterm congressional elections, this and other polls find hope for Democratic incumbents while also probing the factors that continue to make the health law unpopular among many Americans. Also in the headlines, new ads from Americans for Prosperity take on the overhaul.

      (Daily Report) Apr 24

    • Health Law Influences Small Business Owners' Decisions

      The Wall Street Journal reports that even though the mandate was delayed requiring businesses with more than 50 employees to provide coverage for their workers, the overhaul is affecting how companies are run. In addition, Fox News reports that doctors could be left with unpaid bills if enrollees don't pay their premiums, and Politico writes about a study that challenges the notion that the health law resulted in millions of canceled policies.

      (Daily Report) Apr 24

    • Washington, Minnesota Tout Exchange Sign-Ups, While Oregon Official Exits

      Another top official for the Cover Oregon exchange submitted her resignation this week, while a technology committee decides whether the state should participate in the federal exchange or fix the existing website with the help of a new contractor. Meanwhile, some consumers decline to buy coverage because they say they cannot afford the policies sold on the exchange.

      (Daily Report) Apr 24

    • Viewpoints: Blum's Departure Is A Serious Loss; GOP Fighting Medicaid Expansion With New Tactic

      A selection of editorials and opinions on health care from around the country.

      (Daily Report) Apr 24

    • CBO Lowers Spending Forecast For States That Expand Medicaid Coverage

      The Congressional Budget Office updated its February forecast, which pegged the cost at $70 billion over the next 10 years. The new figure puts the cost at $46 billion. In other Medicaid expansion news, Virginia's charged debate on this question appears to be spilling over to other issues before the General Assembly, Louisiana rejects expansion again and Arizona Gov. Jan Brewer continues to confront opposition.

      (Daily Report) Apr 24

    • In Seattle, Insurers And Hospitals Complain About New Rules

      State Insurance Commissioner Mike Kreidler says rules will help consumers see which providers are in-network and ensure they get the coverage they have paid for.

      (Daily Report) Apr 24

    • Political Cartoon: 'Runner's High?'

      Take a look at KHN's lighter side, featuring today's cartoon and health policy haiku.

      (Daily Report) Apr 24

    • Most States To Rely On Federal Website For 2015 Enrollment

      Tight deadlines and technical challenges dampen enthusiasm among states to set up their own online insurance marketplaces.

      (Daily Report) Apr 24

    • Most States To Rely On Federal Website For 2015 Enrollment

      Tight deadlines and technical challenges dampen enthusiasm among states to set up their own online insurance marketplaces.

      (Story) Apr 24

    • First Edition: April 24, 2014

      Today's early morning highlights from the major news organizations, including a number of reports about how the health law is playing in midterm election campaigns.

      (Daily Report) Apr 24