Some Reforms Will Stay Regardless of Supreme Court Decision

bjbj”9″9 GWEN IFILL: Now, Major health insurers announced today they plan to keep some provisions of the federal health reform law intact, whether the Supreme Court rejects it or not. Ray Suarez has the story. RAY SUAREZ: Much of the coverage of the Supreme Court’s impending decision has focused on the political stakes. But it’s […]

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High-Deductible Plans ‘Quiet Revolution in Health Insurance’

High-Deductible Plans ‘Quiet Revolution in Health Insurance’

bjbjLULU JEFFREY BROWN: Next, a growing change in the way Americans are buying and receiving health insurance. NewsHour health correspondent Betty Ann Bowser reports. BETTY ANN BOWSER: Dennis Adams is what the insurance industry calls a young invincible. DENNIS ADAMS, professional dancer: I figured nothing would happen to me. When I was 26 or 25, […]

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WATCH: Iranian Foreign Minister Mohammad Javad Zarif says ‘nothing is inevitable’ with U.S. and Iran

WATCH: Iranian Foreign Minister Mohammad Javad Zarif says ‘nothing is inevitable’ with U.S. and Iran

Minister zarif. Thank you very much for talking with us good today Did you again let’s start with the downing yesterday by the United States of the Iranian drone in the Strait of Hormuz President Trump says that this was just the latest in a series of Provocative and hostile acts by Iran. Is that […]

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Could El Paso and Dayton massacres drive congressional action on guns?

Could El Paso and Dayton massacres drive congressional action on guns?

JUDY WOODRUFF: And all this leads to an urgent question being asked this week: What are lawmakers in Washington doing to deal with gun violence? Our Lisa Desjardins is here to explore where things stand. So, Lisa, I know you have been talking to a lot of people. What are they saying about whether there’s […]

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Rooting Out Waste in Health Care by Taking Cue From Toyota

Rooting Out Waste in Health Care by Taking Cue From Toyota

bjbjVwVw JEFFREY BROWN: And now a question you might not have pondered before: What can a medical center learn from an auto manufacturer? NewsHour health correspondent Betty Ann Bowser has the answer. BETTY ANN BOWSER: Sixty-three-year-old Robert Sherrell had no idea lower back pain could hurt so much. ROBERT SHERRELL, patient: I was like, wow, […]

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