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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

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

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

coronavirus special enrollment california 2020

The Scoop: April 15, 2020 Edition

April 15, 2020 – In this edition: VT, RI, NV, and NY extend COVID-19 special enrollment periods; California exchange has enrolled 58,000 people during… Read more

Utah has enacted a law that will cap out-of-pocket costs for insulin at $30 a month on state-regulated health plans.

The Scoop: April 8, 2020 Edition

April 8, 2020 – In this week's edition: Several state-run exchanges have extended their COVID-19 special enrollment periods for uninsured residents:… Read more

Many Americans who lose their jobs during the coronavirus crisis will be eligible either for Medicaid or for subsidized private plan coverage in the ACA marketplace.

Uninsured in a pandemic? Seek help – it’s likely available.

March 20, 2020 – Many Americans who lose their jobs during the coronavirus crisis will be eligible either for Medicaid or for subsidized private plan… Read more

New Mexico has gone a step further than most states, requiring insurers to cover medical services related to COVID-19 as well as influenza and pneumonia.

The Scoop: Special Edition 2.0

March 18, 2020 – In this edition, we continue to provide updates on state efforts to improve health coverage in response to the coronavirus… Read more

Te states have ordered state-regulated health plans to provide COVID-19 testing with no cost-sharing.

The Scoop: Special Edition

March 12, 2020 – In this special edition of The Scoop, we look at how states are taking steps to improve health coverage in response to the coronavirus… Read more

New York Gov. Andrew Cuomo announced this week that state-regulated health plans will be required to fully cover the costs of Coronavirus testing for their members.

The Scoop: March 4, 2020 Edition

March 4, 2020 – In this edition of The Scoop: New York requires state-regulated health plans to fully cover coronavirus testing; More than 18,000 select… Read more