Health Insurance Health Insurance
Stories About

Health Insurance

Diane Brown, executive director of the Arizona Public Interest Research Group, talks to college students about the benefits of buying health coverage on the exchanges. Will Stone/KJZZ hide caption

toggle caption
Will Stone/KJZZ

With ACA Plans A Tougher Sell, Insurers Bring On The Puppies

  • Download
  • <iframe src="https://www.npr.org/player/embed/561124167/561246262" width="100%" height="290" frameborder="0" scrolling="no" title="NPR embedded audio player">
  • Transcript

People hoping to get health insurance coverage in 2018 may need to make sure their 2017 premiums are paid. Busakorn Pongparnit/Getty Images hide caption

toggle caption
Busakorn Pongparnit/Getty Images

Yudelmy Cataneda (from left), Javier Suarez and Claudia Suarez talk about health insurance with Yosmay Valdivian (right), an insurance agent from Sunshine Life and Health Advisors, at the Mall of Americas in Miami in 2014. Joe Raedle/Getty Images hide caption

toggle caption
Joe Raedle/Getty Images

Christy Torres of Foundations Communities in Austin contacts people who bought insurance on Healthcare.Gov. to tell them it's almost time to renew. Martin Do Nascimento/KUT hide caption

toggle caption
Martin Do Nascimento/KUT

With Federal Funds Cut, Others Must Lead Health Insurance Sign-Up Efforts

  • Download
  • <iframe src="https://www.npr.org/player/embed/560225509/560554744" width="100%" height="290" frameborder="0" scrolling="no" title="NPR embedded audio player">
  • Transcript

Ilia Henderson (left) is planning to sign up for a health insurance plan on the federal marketplace with help from Charlotte, N.C.-based navigator Julieanne Taylor (right) again this year. Alex Olgin/WFAE hide caption

toggle caption
Alex Olgin/WFAE

Reductions In Federal Funding For Health Law Navigators Cut Unevenly

  • Download
  • <iframe src="https://www.npr.org/player/embed/559574743/560484147" width="100%" height="290" frameborder="0" scrolling="no" title="NPR embedded audio player">
  • Transcript

Lines like this one at a health insurance enrollment fair at the Ambrose Community Center in Bay Point, Calif., in 2014 may be longer this winter. Justin Sullivan/Getty Images hide caption

toggle caption
Justin Sullivan/Getty Images

President Trump applauds members of the audience before speaking at the Heritage Foundation's annual President's Club meeting on Tuesday evening. Pablo Martinez Monsivais/AP hide caption

toggle caption
Pablo Martinez Monsivais/AP

Most employers are likely to continue paying for birth control for women. But there are exceptions. Science Photo Library/Getty Images hide caption

toggle caption
Science Photo Library/Getty Images

As Trump Alters Affordable Care Act, Programs To Aid, Enroll Users Are Cut

  • Download
  • <iframe src="https://www.npr.org/player/embed/557863663/557863664" width="100%" height="290" frameborder="0" scrolling="no" title="NPR embedded audio player">
  • Transcript

New York Attorney General Eric Schneiderman says he is joining with peers in California and several other states to file a lawsuit to protect the insurers' subsidies. Drew Angerer/Getty Images hide caption

toggle caption
Drew Angerer/Getty Images

President Trump talks Thursday about an executive order to ease the way for groups of employers to offer health insurance. Later, the administration said it would halt subsidy payments to insurers. Alex Wong/Getty Images hide caption

toggle caption
Alex Wong/Getty Images

If you are suddenly unable to work for an extended period because of illness, injury or accident, long-term-disability insurance can save the day. Rich LaSalle/Getty Images hide caption

toggle caption
Rich LaSalle/Getty Images