Chief Washington Correspondent, Kaiser Health News; Host, "What the Health"
Julie Rovner is chief Washington correspondent for Kaiser Health News and host of KHN’s “What the Health?” podcast. Prior to joining KHN in 2014, she spent 15 years as health policy correspondent for NPR and was the lead correspondent covering the passage and implementation of the Affordable Care Act. Prior to NPR, Rovner covered health for National Journal’s CongressDaily and before that for the Congressional Quarterly Weekly Report, specializing in health care financing, abortion, welfare, and disability issues. A regular contributor to The Lancet medical journal, her columns on patients’ rights for Business and Health magazine won her a share of the 1999 Jesse H. Neal National Business Journalism Award.