Julie Rovner


Enrollment for health coverage under the Affordable Care Act began on Nov. 1. We’ll hear from experts on changes to the ACA, the recent case the Supreme Court heard on Obamacare, and get answers to listener questions about health insurance.


Signups for coverage under the Affordable Care Act began November 1st and end December 15th. Experts expect fewer people to enroll this year as more sign up for MaineCare instead. Also, several thousand people who currently have ACA insurance will be automatically switched to MaineCare (Medicaid.) We’ll discuss the new landscape for medical insurance coverage in Maine.


With the deadline for signing up for Obamacare approaching (Dec. 15), our panel of experts answers listener questions about the ACA.


Experts give answers to listener questions about signing up for insurance through the Affordable Care Act.

Guests:  Julie Rovner, Chief Washington Correspondent. Kaiser Health News


Kate Ende, Consumer Assistance Program Manager with Mainers for Affordable Health Care


Ashley McCarthy, Health Navigator Program Coordinator, Western Maine Community Action


Health Care Update

Jun 26, 2017

With the release of the Senate's health care overhaul proposal, we hear from former NPR health care correspondent Julie Rovner on what's in the bill and how it will affect Americans. We will have call-ins from AARP, American Cancer Society, Maine Medical Association and from a rural hospital in Maine.