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open enrollment

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

Katya Powder

Enrolling like their lives depend on it

February 7, 2018 – More Americans are appreciating the Affordable Care Act more than ever – and they're showing it by continuing to enroll in ACA-compliant… Read more

While the Trump Administration has been working to thwart the Affordable Care Act quite a few states have been taking action to shore up their individual markets and protect access to health care.

Four ways states are foiling Obamacare sabotage

November 7, 2017 – While the Trump Administration has been working to thwart the Affordable Care Act quite a few states have been taking action to shore up… Read more

Red State Medicaid.

How red states propped up HealthCare.gov

March 31, 2015 – Red-state governors and legislatures that refused the Affordable Care Act's Medicaid expansion were probably aiming to help the ACA die the… Read more

Harvard v Obamacare?

For many ACA beneficiaries: ‘Ivy League’ benefits?

January 6, 2015 – Contributor Andrew Sprung isn't buying a New York Times article by Robert Pear that describes faculty health coverage at Harvard as 'far… Read more

Hanukkah Harry, help Obamacare!

Hanukkah Harry, enrollment transparency, please

December 22, 2014 – So what I'd like from Hanukkah Harry this year ... or going forward ... would be I know that recently HealthCare.gov has finally started… Read more

Copper ACA plan.

Could Copper be ACA’s new precious metal?

November 19, 2014 – For some consumers, Copper plans could be just right. This is particularly true among healthy people who don't qualify for subsidies and… Read more

Charles Gaba enrollment prediction.

2015 projection: 12 million will enroll in QHPs

November 16, 2014 – The HHS Department thinks there will be about 9.1 million paying QHP enrollees out of about 10.4 million total. CBO is projecting 13… Read more

Kicking the tires on Obamacare.

HealthCare.gov puts focus on the bottom line

November 14, 2014 – The streamlining works. Entering as a single person, I was able to get to price quotes in under 30 seconds. That's very good news. A… Read more

Seven million served.

Over 7 million customers served

November 11, 2014 – Focusing on the fact that natural and expected attrition has reduced to around 7 million the number of individuals who have gained… Read more

Conspiracy on Obamacare.

Is Obamacare ‘in hiding’ until after the election?

October 23, 2014 – If this information was being kept under wraps for purely political reasons, they're doing a pretty poor job of it. Nevada is moving to the… Read more

Fixing Obamacare’s broken window

April 17, 2014 – Spreading out open enrollment would allow carriers and exchanges to maintain level staffing throughout the year, and would result in better… Read more