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How the American Rescue Plan Act would boost marketplace premium subsidies

March 5, 2021 – There are several provisions in H.R. 1319  that are designed to make health coverage more accessible and affordable. Today we’re taking… Read more

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The Scoop: health insurance news – February 24, 2021

February 24, 2021 – In this edition Idaho is final state to open COVID-related enrollment window Bills under consideration in California, Maryland would… Read more

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The Scoop: health insurance news – February 17, 2021

February 17, 2021 – Headlines in this edition: COVID-related enrollment window starts in most states; CMS notifies states that Medicaid work requirements are… Read more

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The Scoop: health insurance news – February 10, 2021

February 10, 2021 – In every state except Idaho, a COVID-related special enrollment period will start on February 15. (In a few states, they're already… Read more

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The Scoop: health insurance news – February 3, 2021

February 3, 2021 – In this edition: A three-month special enrollment period from February 15 to May 15 will allow anyone eligible to use the marketplace to… Read more

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Biden administration announces three-month special enrollment period

January 28, 2021 – President Biden has signed two executive orders related to healthcare – the first to include a COVID-related special enrollment period on… Read more

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The Scoop: health insurance news – January 27, 2021

January 27, 2021 – In this edition: open enrollment ends Sunday in California, New York, New Jersey, and Washington, DC; Maryland, Massachusetts, New York… Read more

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The Scoop: health insurance news – January 20, 2021

January 20, 2021 – In this edition: President Biden's American Recovery Plan calls for additional premium subsidies and COBRA subsidies; open enrollment for… Read more

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The Scoop: health insurance news – January 13, 2021

January 13, 2021 – In this edition: open enrollment for 2021 coverage ends Friday in CO, CT, PA, NV, and WA; exchange enrollment has already surpassed last… Read more

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The Scoop: health insurance news – January 6, 2021

January 6, 2021 – In this edition: Democrats projected to win both Georgia Senate races, paving way for various federal health policy reforms; Maryland opens… Read more

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The Scoop: health insurance news – December 30, 2020

December 30, 2020 – In this edition Open enrollment continues in 11 states and DC, ends Thursday in Idaho Federal protections against surprise balance billing… Read more

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The Scoop: health insurance news – December 23, 2020

December 23, 2020 – In this edition: Open enrollment continues in 11 states, Washington, DC; enrollment up 6.6% for 2021 in states that use HealthCare.gov;… Read more