While the White House fact sheet declares there were no cuts to the Affordable Care Act, The Washington Post‘s Sarah Kliff found $1.9 billion taken away from a little-known program in the ACA (one not in place in California). The Prevention Fund appears to be intact for now.
Lisa Aliferis is the founding editor of KQED's State of Health blog. Since 2011, she's been writing and editing stories for the site. Before taking up blogging, she toiled for many years (more than we can count) producing health stories for television, including Dateline NBC and San Francisco's CBS affiliate, KPIX-TV. She also wrote up a handy guide to the Affordable Care Act, especially for Californians. Her work has been honored for many awards. Most recently she was a finalist for "Best Topical Reporting" from the Online News Association. You can follow her on Twitter: @laliferis