Twenty million Americans could lose health insurance if a federal appeals court rules against the Affordable Care Act. The Obama-era law will get a hearing Tuesday in New Orleans, where judges will decide if a Texas judge was right to strike down the law because requiring that all Americans buy health insurance is unconstitutional. Kaiser Health News' Julie Rovner reports. Also, it's a no-brainer to stay off your phone while driving. Yet nearly 9 out of of 10 drivers admit to using their phones while behind the wheel. Why can't we stop? WHYY's Steph Yin has the story. That and more, in hour two of Here & Now's July 9, 2019 full broadcast. You can read and hear more at hereandnow.org, follow us on Twitter and join the conversation on Facebook.
This program aired on July 9, 2019.