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Medicaid expansion

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

The Scoop: October 16 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 Roy Cooper

The Scoop: October 2 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

Residents in four states may be eligible for SEP if Hurricane Dorian prevented their enrollment.

The Scoop: September 13, 2019 Edition

September 13, 2019 – In this edition of The Scoop: Oklahoma, Missouri Medicaid expansion advocates gather signatures for the 2020 ballot; BridgeSpan rejoins… Read more

Nevada consumers with coverage through HealthCare.gov can now use the state-run website to select their 2020 coverage this fall.

The Scoop: September 6, 2019 Edition

September 6, 2019 – In this week's edition of The Scoop: Five exchanges extend open enrollment; Idaho’s 'coverage choice' Medicaid expansion proposal has… Read more

Colorado Gov. Jared Polis says a reinsurance pool approved by the federal government will drive down insurance premiums in the state.

The Scoop: August 2, 2019 Edition

August 2, 2019 – In this edition of The Scoop: North Dakota and Colorado state reinsurance programs receive federal approval; CMS rejects Utah's request for… Read more

President Trump and House Republicans celebrate House passage of a bill to repeal major parts of the Affordable Care Act.

Not even the slightest pretense:

March 26, 2019 – Since last night, my Twitter feed has been blowing up with people freaking out over the latest attack on justice, the rule of law and… Read more

Who received the ACA Medicaid expansion help?

Clawing back coverage from the poor

July 5, 2017 – What argument could possibly convince critics of the Medicaid expansion that taking back health coverage from someone who earns $46 dollars… Read more

Trumpcare steals from the poor

The poor get poorer under GOP’s tax credit scheme

March 10, 2017 – The AHCA would result in higher premiums for older people, smaller tax credits for poorer and older people, reduced access to Medicaid for… Read more

Obamacare saved this woman's life.

‘Obamacare saved my life’

January 5, 2017 – While policy wonks analyze the political challenges of repealing Obamacare, millions of Americans who rely on it to help pay for lifesaving… Read more

Doctors for American on medicaid repeal.

Repealing the ACA would be the only true disaster

December 16, 2016 – In sharing these stories, we hope that our policy makers will understand that the only true disaster is the one that awaits us if the ACA… Read more

Star Trek Enterprise and the Borg

Resistance to repeal will not be futile.

December 12, 2016 – For now, the political challenge brings a bracing clarity: to implacably resist the rollback of ACA. One must defend millions of people who… Read more

Burying Obamacare headlines.

Burying great Obamacare headlines

September 14, 2016 – Too bad the news that 700,000 people got health insurance happened to hit on a day where a more important economic story broke: "Wrigley… Read more