Expert analysis of the latest health reform issues

ACA open enrollment deadline 2020

The Scoop: health insurance news – December 2, 2020

December 2, 2020 – In this week's edition of The Scoop: open enrollment ends in 13 days in most states; Oregon's congressional delegation asks HHS to extend… Read more

Get Covered 2021 Coalition

The Scoop: health insurance news – November 25, 2020

November 25, 2020 – In this edition: enrollments have surpassed 3 million nationwide; Get Covered 2021 coalition seeks to slow the spread of COVID, get… Read more

Pennie Pennsylvania health insurance exchange 2021 enrollment

The Scoop: health insurance news – November 18, 2020

November 18, 2020 – This week's health insurance headlines include: early open enrollment data indicate individual-market enrollment is trending higher than… Read more

Supreme Court hears California v. Texas

The Scoop: health insurance news – November 11, 2020

November 11, 2020 – In this edition of The Scoop: oral arguments heard by Supreme Court in California v. Texas; open enrollment is underway nationwide; medical… Read more

Georgia health insurance exchange

The Scoop: health insurance news – November 5, 2020

November 5, 2020 – In this edition: open enrollment is underway nationwide; Georgia receives federal approval to eliminate its health insurance exchange;… Read more

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