health reform

The Scoop: February 19, 2020 Edition

In this edition Covered California offers special enrollment through April 30 Court of Appeals rules against Arkansas work requirement Indiana Senate unanimously approves Farm Bureau health plan bill Virginia Senate passes legislation to prevent narrow-network…


The Scoop: February 5, 2020 Edition

In this edition Open enrollment is mostly over; tax season has begun Oklahoma governor plans to pursue new Medicaid block grant opportunity HHS proposes federal health insurance rules for 2021 HHS issues another extension for…


The Scoop: January 29, 2020 Edition

In this edition New York extends open enrollment (enrollment also continues in DC, CA) Legislation introduced in Maryland would create state-based premium subsidies Single-payer legislation introduced again in Vermont Illinois is second state to enact…


The Scoop: January 22, 2020 Edition

In this edition Open enrollment continues in Massachusetts, Washington, DC, New York, and California Supreme Court declines Democrats’ request to fast-track ACA lawsuit New Jersey awards contracts for the creation of state-run exchange Debate over…


The Scoop: January 15, 2020 Edition

In this edition Open enrollment ends tonight in Colorado and Connecticut Medicaid expansion might be a reality in Kansas by 2021 Maine considers a state-run exchange, merged risk pool, standardized plans Short-term plan rules now…


The Scoop: December 18, 2019 Edition

In this edition Open enrollment still underway in eight states and DC Kentucky’s Medicaid work requirement officially dead Controversy: Should Idaho’s enhanced short-term plans should be on-exchange? South Carolina becomes the first non-expansion state with…


The Scoop: December 11, 2019 Edition

In this edition In most states, open enrollment ends Sunday 4.7 million uninsured Americans could get FREE coverage Virginia pauses implementation process for Medicaid work requirement Michigan still on track to have Medicaid work requirement…


The Scoop: December 4, 2019 Edition

In this edition End of open enrollment days away in most states Florida board recommends state codify ACA consumer protections Missouri governor won’t block Medicaid expansion if voters approve it Carrier will pay $1.8 million…



The Scoop: November 27, 2019 Edition

In this edition Illinois expected to cap insulin cost-sharing at $100 per month as of 2021 Tennessee submits modified proposal for Medicaid block grant funding BYU-Idaho reverses course, will continue to allow students to rely…