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2020

Pennsylvania enacts law requiring health insurers to cover additional breast cancer screening for higher-risk women

The Scoop: July 8, 2020 Edition

July 8, 2020 – In this week's edition: COVID-19 special enrollment periods in NY, MD end next Wednesday; Pennsylvania enacts law requiring health insurers… 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: July 1, 2020 Edition

July 1, 2020 – In this edition: Oklahoma voters approve Medicaid expansion; coverage effective in mid-2021; Pennsylvania state-run exchange debuts this… Read more

Kentucky Gov. Andy Beshear

The Scoop: June 24, 2020 Edition

June 24, 2020 – In this edition of The Scoop: COVID-19 enrollment windows extended in Maryland, Massachusetts, California; Oklahoma voters will decide next… Read more

Colorado legislature passes bill to make health coverage more affordable

The Scoop: June 17, 2020 Edition

June 17, 2020 – In this edition: COVID-19 special enrollment periods extended in New York, Vermont; enrollment in Medicaid and exchange plans increases… Read more

The Scoop: June 10, 2020 Edition

June 10, 2020 – In this edition: COVID-19 special enrollment periods end Monday in Maryland, New York, Vermont; Maryland marketplace insurers propose rate… Read more

Oklahoma Medicaid expansion vote

The Scoop: June 3, 2020 Edition

June 3, 2020 – In this edition: special enrollment continues for uninsured in five states and DC, and for millions who've lost coverage due to crisis;… Read more

health insurance special enrollment period for COVID-19

The Scoop: May 27, 2020 Edition

May 27, 2020 – In this week's edition of The Scoop: Your health insurance SEP might be ending this weekend; Washington State exchange will have 13… Read more

Legislation to mandate infertility coverage in state-regulated health plans

The Scoop: May 20, 2020 Edition

May 20, 2020 – In this edition: COVID-19 special enrollment period in Massachusetts ends on Monday; Americans are much more likely to become uninsured as… Read more

Wyoming lawmakers are again considering Medicaid expansion for the state.

The Scoop: May 13, 2020 Edition

May 13, 2020 – In this edition: COVID-19 special enrollment for uninsured residents in Vermont, Nevada ends Friday; Colorado's insurance commissioner asks… Read more

Under a new West Virginia law, the state's Medicaid program will cover adult dental care, providing up to $1,000 in non-cosmetic dental services per adult enrollee, per year.

The Scoop: May 6, 2020 Edition

May 6, 2020 – In this edition: COVID-19 SEP in Washington State ends Friday, May 8; Missouri voters likely to see Medicaid expansion question on 2020… 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: April 29, 2020 Edition

April 29, 2020 – In this edition: COVID-specific SEPs end Thursday in Colorado, Rhode Island; insurance regulators warn Americans about COVID-19 scams;… Read more

Oklahoma Gov. Kevin Stitt has declared that a ballot initiative to expand Medicaid will appear on the state's June 30 primary ballot.

The Scoop: April 22, 2020 Edition

April 22, 2020 – In this edition: Uninsured residents in 9 states and DC can enroll in health coverage amid the COVID-19 pandemic; HealthCare.gov relaxes… Read more