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Illinois is second state to enact legislation to cap out-of-pocket insulin costs.

The Scoop: January 29, 2020 Edition

January 29, 2020 – Headlines in this edition of The Scoop: New York extends open enrollment; Legislation introduced in Maryland would create state-based… Read more

Kansas Gov. Laura Kelly and Senate Majority Leader Jim Denning have announced bipartisan legislation that calls for Medicaid expansion in Kansas starting in January 2021.

The Scoop: January 15, 2020 Edition

January 15, 2020 – Headlines in this edition of The Scoop: Open enrollment ends tonight in Colorado and Connecticut; Medicaid expansion might be a reality in… 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: January 8, 2020 Edition

January 8, 2020 – Headlines in this week's edition of The Scoop: Open enrollment continues in DC and five states; Legislation filed in Virginia to create a… Read more

The Scoop: December 18, 2019 Edition

December 18, 2019 – In this week's edition of The Scoop: Open enrollment still underway in eight states and DC; Kentucky’s Medicaid work requirement… Read more

According to a new Kaiser Family Foundation analysis, 4.7 million Americans who are currently uninsured could get free Bronze plans for 2020 (thanks to premium subsidies that are large enough to cover the entire cost of the premiums).

The Scoop: December 11, 2019 Edition

December 11, 2019 – Headlines in this edition of The Scoop: In most states, open enrollment ends Sunday; 4.7 million uninsured Americans could get FREE… Read more

Missouri Gov. Mike Parson is opposed to Medicaid expansion but says he'll “uphold the will of the people” if the measure ends up on the ballot and voters approve it.

The Scoop: December 4, 2019 Edition

December 4, 2019 – Headlines in this edition of The Scoop: End of open enrollment days away in most states; Florida board recommends state codify ACA consumer… Read more

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

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

Governor Bill Lee of Tennessee

The Scoop: September 18, 2019 Edition

September 18, 2019 – In this week's edition of The Scoop: Six states extend their ACA 2020 open enrollment periods; Tennessee unveils proposed modified block… 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

Montana plans to seek federal approval for a Medicaid work requirement, and is accepting public comments on the proposal.

The Scoop: August 16, 2019 Edition

August 16, 2019 – In this week's edition of The Scoop: Delaware codifies ACA consumer protections; insurers join or expand their participation in 15 state… Read more