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2020 healthcare ballot measures

The Scoop: health insurance news – October 28, 2020

October 28, 2020 – In this week's edition of The Scoop: ACA open enrollment starts Sunday; 2021 health plan browsing now enabled nearly nationwide; election… Read more

The U.S. Supreme Court has ruled in favor of health insurers that had sued the federal government over the massive funding shortfalls for the Affordable Care Act's risk corridors program.

The Scoop: health insurance news – October 21, 2020

October 21, 2020 – In this week's edition: HealthCare.gov's insurer participation grows while benchmark premiums shrink; Trump administration approves 1115… Read more

open enrollment 2021

The Scoop: health insurance news – October 15, 2020

October 15, 2020 – Open enrollment for individual health insurance is just around the corner, and there’s plenty of encouraging news this week regarding… Read more

Affordable Care Act enrollment since 2014

Who needs the ACA marketplace? About 45 million Americans since its 2014 launch.

October 7, 2020 – As many as 50 million Americans have enrolled in ACA plans since 2014. The debate about protections for those with pre-existing conditions… Read more

Maine health insurance premium decreases for 2021 individual market plans

The Scoop: health insurance news – September 2, 2020

September 2, 2020 – In this week's edition of The Scoop: Delaware approves 1% average decrease in premiums for individual market; Maine approves 13% average… Read more

California special enrollment for wildfires

The Scoop: health insurance news – August 26, 2020

August 26, 2020 – In this edition: California ends COVID SEP Monday, starts SEP to help residents affected by wildfires, loss of jobs; Minnesota’s 2021… Read more

Arizona's Stop Surprise Billing and Protect Patients Act

The Scoop: health insurance news – August 19, 2020

August 19, 2020 – In this edition of The Scoop: Maricopa County judge rejects Arizona healthcare ballot measure New York extends COVID special enrollment… Read more

Maryland open enrollment extension

The Scoop: health insurance news – August 12, 2020

August 12, 2020 – In this edition: Maryland reopens COVID-19 enrollment window, extends it until Dec. 15; most of Pennsylvania's exchange insurers propose… Read more

Missouri Medicaid expansion signatures

The Scoop: health insurance news – August 5, 2020

August 5, 2020 – In this week's edition: Missouri voters approve constitutional amendment to expand Medicaid; Colorado individual market insurers propose… Read more

The Scoop: health insurance news – July 29, 2020

July 29, 2020 – In this edition: California COVID-19 SEP ends Friday; Missouri residents vote on Medicaid expansion next week; eligible Nebraska residents… Read more

Nevada Health Link Open Enrollment 2021

The Scoop: July 22, 2020 Edition

July 22, 2020 – In this edition: COVID-19 special enrollment period in Massachusetts ends Thursday, July 23; Montana exchange insurers propose average rate… Read more

The Scoop: July 15, 2020 Edition

July 15, 2020 – In this edition: COVID-19 SEPs for Maryland, New York end today; Georgia delays reinsurance program until 2022, submits modified proposal… Read more