The Scoop: August 9, 2019 Edition

In this edition: Washington, Vermont insurance commissioners crack down on bogus health plans Judge rejects New Hampshire’s Medicaid work requirement Colorado seeks to create alliance to help businesses reduce healthcare costs Nevada exchange enrollees to…



The Scoop: August 2, 2019 Edition

In this edition: RECENT HEADLINES North Dakota reinsurance program receives federal approval Colorado’s reinsurance program also approved CMS rejects Utah’s request for enhanced funding of Medicaid expansion DC exchange offers special enrollment to insurance scam…


It’s about to get ugly between Democrats on health care

Sen. Kamala Harris wants to transform Medicare into a universal health care program while still preserving a central role for private insurers. | Darron Cummings/AP Photo Democratic presidential candidates are primed for an all-out brawl…




Utah won’t get enhanced funding for partial Medicaid boost

President Donald Trump’s administration has rejected Utah’s planned request for enhanced federal funding for partial expansion of its Medicaid program, state officials said Saturday. A statement released Saturday by Gov. Gary Herbert, Senate President Stuart…



12 ways the GOP sabotaged Obamacare

[EDITOR’S NOTE: This article – originally titled “10 ways the GOP sabotaged Obamacare” – was updated on July 26, 2019.] The Trump Administration and Republicans in Congress have long said that the ACA is collapsing under…