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October, 2019

Kentucky Attorney General Andy Beshear is challenging Gov. Matt Bevin in the November election – and is also expected to challenge Bevin's changes to Medicaid if he's elected.

The Scoop: October 30, 2019 Edition

October 30, 2019 – In this week's edition of The Scoop: Open enrollment starts on Friday; Oklahoma submits record number of signatures for Medicaid expansion… Read more

Kansas legislation allows Farm Bureau to sell medically underwritten health coverage that’s not subject to ACA rules. The plans became available for purchase this month.

The Scoop: October 23, 2019 Edition

October 23, 2019 – In this week's edition of The Scoop: Most of the state-run exchanges have enabled window shopping for 2020 plans; Arizona has indefinitely… Read more

Though it may never go into effect, the amended public charge rule has already had a chilling effect on immigrant use of services.

Courts resist assault on benefits for immigrants and the poor – so far

October 22, 2019 – The Trump administration’s 'public charge rule' and favored Medicaid work requirements have been stayed by federal courts. Will those… Read more

California has enacted several pieces of healthcare legislation, including measures that address nurse staffing levels in hospitals.

The Scoop: October 16, 2019 Edition

October 16, 2019 – In this week's edition of The Scoop: open enrollment is underway in California; window shopping is available in several states; Medicare… Read more

Gov Janet Mills

The Scoop: October 9, 2019 Edition

October 9, 2019 – In this week's edition of The Scoop: window shopping available in five state-run exchanges, with more coming soon; Colorado has published… Read more

Gov Roy Cooper

The Scoop: October 2, 2019 Edition

October 2, 2019 – In this edition Window shopping available now in four states’ exchanges: California, Idaho, Maryland, and New York Idaho is seeking… Read more