Fighting for Patient Protections While Attacking ACA — Hard to Have It Both Ways

“Matt fights for everyone with a preexisting condition.” A campaign ad for Matt Rosendale, a Montana congressional candidate, Sept. 22, 2020 This story was produced in partnership with PolitiFact. This story can be republished for free (details). Throughout the 2020 election cycle, candidates’ positions on health care have been particularly important for voters with underlying […]

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2021 Obamacare subsidy calculator

Key takeaways If you’re worried about the cost of health insurance premiums in the exchanges, it might help to know that – thanks to the law’s generous subsidies — your premiums could end up a lot lower than you expect. Who’s eligible? Of the nearly 10.7 million people who had effectuated coverage through the exchanges as […]

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KHN on the Air This Week

KHN senior correspondent Sarah Jane Tribble appeared on Newsy’s “Morning Rush” on Thursday to discuss rural hospital closures and KHN’s brand-new “Where It Hurts” podcast. KHN chief Washington correspondent Julie Rovner appeared on Newsy’s “Newsy Tonight” program on Wednesday to fact-check the health claims made by President Donald Trump and former Vice President Joe Biden […]

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Biden’s in the Ballpark on How Many People Have Preexisting Conditions

“There’s 100 million people that have pre-existing conditions.” — Former Vice President Joe Biden, during the Sept. 29 presidential debate This story was produced in partnership with PolitiFact. This story can be republished for free (details). The first minutes of Tuesday’s presidential debate immediately turned to how President Donald Trump’s Supreme Court nominee to replace Justice […]

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