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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

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

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

Lawmakers in Colorado and Maryland are considering legislation aimed at improving coverage of in vitro fertilization under state-regulated health plans.

The Scoop: February 19, 2020 Edition

February 19, 2020 – In this edition: Covered California offers special enrollment through April 3; Court of Appeals rules against Arkansas work requirement;… Read more

The U.S. Supreme Court this week denied requests to fast-track an appeal of the Texas v. Azar/U.S. lawsuit. Supreme Court photo by Rena Schild/Shutterstock

The Scoop: January 22, 2020 Edition

January 22, 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

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The Scoop: October 2, 2019 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