The Scoop: September 13, 2019 Edition

In this edition: Oklahoma, Missouri Medicaid expansion advocates gather signatures for 2020 ballot BridgeSpan is rejoining Utah’s exchange for 2020 Colorado’s Peak Health Alliance: Could it work in other areas? Residents in four states may…







California governor signs vaccine bills he demanded

California Gov. Gavin Newsom signed bills Monday to crack down on doctors who write fraudulent medical exemptions for school children’s vaccinations. The Democratic governor quietly acted less than an hour after lawmakers sent him changes…


FDA warns Juul for marketing with unproven safety claims

Craig Mitchelldyer/AP Photo FDA Monday warned e-cigarette maker Juul to stop marketing its vapes as much safer than other tobacco products without sufficient evidence this is true. Juul “has ignored the law, and very concerningly,…