SCOTUS Term Wraps With a Bang

The Host Julie Rovner KFF Health News @jrovner Read Julie’s stories. Julie Rovner is chief Washington correspondent and host of KFF Health News’ weekly health policy news podcast, “What the Health?” A noted expert on health policy issues, Julie is the author of the critically praised reference book “Health Care Politics and Policy A to…

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1st Biden-Trump Debate of 2024: What They Got Wrong, and Right

KFF Health News and PolitiFact staffs President Joe Biden and former President Donald Trump, the presumptive Democratic and Republican presidential nominees, shared a debate stage June 27 for the first time since 2020, in a confrontation that — because of strict debate rules — managed to avoid the near-constant interruptions that marred their previous encounters….

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SCOTUS Ruling Strips Power From Federal Health Agencies

The Host Julie Rovner KFF Health News @jrovner Read Julie’s stories. Julie Rovner is chief Washington correspondent and host of KFF Health News’ weekly health policy news podcast, “What the Health?” A noted expert on health policy issues, Julie is the author of the critically praised reference book “Health Care Politics and Policy A to…

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Battleground Wisconsin: Voters Feel Nickel-and-Dimed by Health Care Costs

Dancing at Birnamwood Polka Days, a festival in Birnamwood, Wisconsin.(Angela Hart/KFF Health News) Polka festivals are common across Wisconsin, especially in the summertime.(Angela Hart/KFF Health News) At Birnamwood Polka Days, candidates for local and state office often mingle with voters.(Angela Hart/KFF Health News) BIRNAMWOOD, Wis. — The land of fried cheese curds and the Green…

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Medicaid for Millions in America Hinges on Deloitte-Run Systems Plagued by Errors

Deloitte, a global consultancy that reported revenue last year of $65 billion, pulls in billions of dollars from states and the federal government for supplying technology it says will modernize Medicaid. The company promotes itself as the industry leader in building sophisticated and efficient systems for states that, among other things, screen who is eligible…

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