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November, 2019

An Illinois bill that would limit how much state-regulated insurers can require members to pay for insulin awaits Gov. J.B. Pritzker’s signature.

The Scoop: November 27, 2019 Edition

November 27, 2019 – Headlines in this edition of The Scoop: Illinois expected to cap insulin cost-sharing at $100 per month as of 2021; Tennessee submits… Read more

Students at BYU-Idaho are petitioning the school to allow students to select their own health coverage – including Medicaid if they’re eligible for it.

The Scoop: November 20, 2019 Edition

November 20, 2019 – In this edition of The Scoop: some plaintiff states eye consumer protection measures in case their legal challenge the ACA succeeds; a… Read more

The Affordable Care Act ensures that coverage is guaranteed-issue for people with pre-existing conditions such as diabetes (which affects 30 million Americans).

50 populations whose lives are better thanks to the ACA

November 19, 2019 – Millions of Americans would have worse health insurance – or none at all – without Obamacare's provisions. But the law's protections… Read more

Virginia Gov. Ralph Northam is considering a transition to a state-run health insurance exchange, as well as a reinsurance program that could reduce premiums in the state’s individual insurance market.

The Scoop: November 13, 2019 Edition

November 13, 2019 – In this edition of The Scoop: some plaintiff states eye consumer protection measures in case their legal challenge the ACA succeeds; a… Read more

Election results this week in Kentucky and Virginia are likely to shore up Medicaid expansion in both states.

The Scoop: November 6, 2019 Edition

November 6, 2019 – In this week's edition of The Scoop: election results this week in Kentucky and Virginia are likely to shore up Medicaid expansion in both… Read more