health reform

The Scoop: November 13, 2019 Edition

In this edition Some plaintiff states eye consumer protection measures in case their legal challenge to the ACA succeeds Legislative committee in Wyoming votes in favor of Medicaid expansion Utah submits ‘fallback plan’ Medicaid expansion…


The Scoop: November 6, 2019 Edition

In this edition 2020 open enrollment is underway nationwide Nearly 35,000 Idahoans have already enrolled in expanded Medicaid Restraining order temporarily blocks Trump’s health insurance requirements for immigrants Off-exchange plans no longer available year-round in…


The Scoop: October 30, 2019 Edition

In this edition Open enrollment starts on Friday. Here’s what you need to know. Oklahoma submits record number of signatures for Medicaid expansion ballot initiative Georgia expected to propose partial Medicaid expansion November elections could…


The Scoop: October 23, 2019 Edition

In this edition Most of the state-run exchanges have enabled window shopping for 2020 plans Arizona has indefinitely postponed its Medicaid work requirement Public comment window opens for Washington’s proposed standard plans Colorado’s rate decrease…



The Scoop: October 16 Edition

In this edition Open enrollment underway in California; window shopping available in several states Medicare open enrollment started October 15 Idaho Medicaid expansion starts January 2020 — enrollment begins November 1, 2019 North Carolina’s transition…


The Scoop: October 9 Edition

In this edition Window shopping available in five state-run exchanges, with more coming soon. Colorado has published a proposal for a new “State Plan” that would be offered statewide as of 2022. Maine is taking…


The Scoop: October 2 Edition

In this edition Window shopping available now in four states’ exchanges: California, Idaho, Maryland, and New York Idaho is seeking federal approval for a Medicaid work requirement Wyoming coal miners who lost their insurance at…


The Scoop: September 25, 2019 Edition

In this edition: Average individual-market premiums barely budging for 2020 Short-term plans with longer duration now available in Arizona Judge allows Florida Blue to continue to require agents to be captive Indiana residents file suit…


The Scoop: September 18, 2019 Edition

In this edition: Six states extend their ACA 2020 open enrollment periods Tennessee unveils proposed modified block grant model for Medicaid Kaiser Permanente workers prepare to strike in five states and DC Some Montana residents…