Health Care Health Care
Stories About

Health Care

A student from Wisconsin takes a break in front of the Capitol Wednesday. Republican and Democratic negotiators appear ready to pass a one-week funding measure to keep the government open. Tom Williams/CQ-Roll Call,Inc. via Getty Images hide caption

toggle caption
Tom Williams/CQ-Roll Call,Inc. via Getty Images

Jose Cedillo, a 41-year-old former restaurant worker from Honduras, struggles to get health care for his diabetes. He often finds himself without a job and homeless on the streets of Baltimore. Doug Kapustin/Kaiser Health News hide caption

toggle caption
Doug Kapustin/Kaiser Health News

Rep. Tom MacArthur, R-N.J., has drawn up a proposed amendment to the GOP health care bill, hoping to attract enough support to pass the House. Bill Clark/CQ-Roll Call Inc./Getty Images hide caption

toggle caption
Bill Clark/CQ-Roll Call Inc./Getty Images

President Donald Trump signs the Veterans Choice Program Extension and Improvement Act at the White House on Wednesday. Molly Riley/Pool/Bloomberg via Getty Images hide caption

toggle caption
Molly Riley/Pool/Bloomberg via Getty Images
Bill Diodato/Getty Images

How U.S. Health Care Became Big Business

  • Download
  • <iframe src="https://www.npr.org/player/embed/523005353/523293393" width="100%" height="290" frameborder="0" scrolling="no" title="NPR embedded audio player">
  • Transcript

Jared Kushner (from left), President Trump's son-in-law; President Trump; and White House chief strategist Steve Bannon. Bannon's influence with Trump appears to be on the decline with Kushner on the rise. Mark Wilson; Pool; Mario Tama/Getty Images hide caption

toggle caption
Mark Wilson; Pool; Mario Tama/Getty Images

Kansas Gov. Sam Brownback opposes legislative efforts to expand the state's Medicaid program. Orlin Wagner/AP hide caption

toggle caption
Orlin Wagner/AP

With Obamacare Here to Stay, Some States Revive Medicaid Expansion

  • Download
  • <iframe src="https://www.npr.org/player/embed/522201586/522357511" width="100%" height="290" frameborder="0" scrolling="no" title="NPR embedded audio player">
  • Transcript

President Trump suffered a major defeat when the GOP health care legislation failed to be brought for a vote in the House on Friday. What transpired endangers all of Trump's agenda moving forward. Evan Vucci/AP hide caption

toggle caption
Evan Vucci/AP

Vice President Mike Pence is seen at a rally in January in Washington, D.C., on the National Mall before the start of the 44th annual March for Life. Chip Somodevilla/Getty Images hide caption

toggle caption
Chip Somodevilla/Getty Images

House Speaker Paul Ryan holds a news conference to announce that the Republican Party has decided not to vote on its health bill on Friday. "We were close," he said, but the votes weren't there to pass it. Chip Somodevilla/Getty Images hide caption

toggle caption
Chip Somodevilla/Getty Images