Facebook Live: What’s Happening With The Children’s Health Insurance Program?

In this Facebook Live, KHN’s Julie Rovner talks to Bruce Lesley, president of First Focus, about the current state of play on CHIP reauthorization.

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Political Perspectives: Pleas For Truth Talk Regarding Graham-Cassidy; Does Panic On Left Suggest Progress On Right?

Opinion writers express outrage at the contents of the Senate GOP’s latest attempt to repeal and replace Obamacare and explore the political motivations for pursuing the measure’s passage.

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Research Roundup: Hospital Transportation; Medicaid Expansion; Obesity Treatment

Each week, KHN compiles a selection of recently released health policy studies and briefs.

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State Highlights: In Calif., Gubernatorial Candidates Try To Prove Health Care Street Cred; Death Toll Rises In Fla. Nursing Home Tradgedy

Media outlets report on news from California, Florida, Texas, Illinois and Pennsylvania.

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Sex Trafficking Victim Forced to Have Abortion: “When I Was Forced to Kill My Baby, I Wanted to Die Too”

A girl, we’ll call her Jane, was forced into the sex trade then forced to have an abortion by her older “boyfriend”. “Nobody asked me if I wanted the abortion. It was one thing to be forced to have sex, but when I was forced to kill my baby, I wanted to die,…

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New Planned Parenthood Abortion Clinics in Missouri May Close Just as Fast as They Open

Reveling in an injunction issued by U.S. District Judge Howard Sachs earlier this year that blocked enforcement Missouri’s long-standing requirement that those who conduct abortions must have hospital privileges within 30 miles of their abortion facility, two Planned Parenthood organizations are pushing forward with plans to expand abortions into four communities in the Show Me […]

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Pro-Lifers Arrested Nationwide for Giving Women Alternatives Inside Abortion Clinics and Refusing to Leave

In three different cities across the United States, pro-lifers simultaneously entered abortion centers to talk to women scheduled for abortions. In each instance they refused to leave the clinics when told to do so by law enforcement and offered an act of non-violent defense of unborn children about to be aborted. Once inside the clinics, […]

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Planned Parenthood Abortion Biz Spending Hundreds of Thousands to Elect Ralph Northam in Virginia

The abortion chain Planned Parenthood is shelling out a huge chunk of cash to back pro-abortion candidate Ralph Northam for Virginia governor this fall. Politico reports the abortion chain’s political arm partnered with several other liberal PACs to buy $2 million in digital ads for the pro-abortion Democrat. The ads begin this week and will […]

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Doctors Declared Jahi McMath “Brain Dead” in 2013, But Recent Evidence Suggests She’s Still Alive

In California, Jahi McMath is legally dead. In New Jersey, she is legally alive. Now, the deceased—or profoundly disabled—teenager is the subject of litigation that could make history. A quick rundown: In 2013, the then thirteen-year-old girl suffered a cardiac arrest after undergoing throat surgery. Jahi’s brain was deprived of oxygen, and her doctors at […]

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House Votes to Strike Down D.C. Law Legalizing Assisted Suicide

Today the House of Representatives voted to strike down a new law in Washington DC that would legalize assisted suicide. On December 19, 2016, Mayor Muriel Bowser signed “The Death with Dignity Act of 2015(Act 21-577), which would legalize assisted suicide in the nations capital. The bill allows an adult patient to request and…

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