States

    • Progress, Challenges As Medicaid Rolls Swell in Wash.

      Now comes the hard part: facing up to challenges brought on by having so many more people in the program.

      (Daily Report) 8:54AM ET

    • Progress, Challenges As Medicaid Rolls Swell in Wash.

      One of the most successful initiatives in the Affordable Care Act has been the effort to sign up patients to be covered by Medicaid under an expanded program. Now comes the hard part: facing up to challenges brought on by having so many more people in the program.

      (Story) Apr 18

    • California Officials Announce Enrollee Tally, Note Last-Minute Surge

      Covered California, the state's online health insurance marketplace, signed up 200,000 people for coverage during the two-week deadline extension -- bringing the state's total to 1.4 million. The state's initial goal was about 815,900 for the six-month enrollment period that began Oct. 1, 2013.

      (Daily Report) Apr 18

    • State Highlights: Diabetes Telemedicine in Miss.

      A collection of health policy stories from Massachusetts, Oregon and Mississippi.

      (Daily Report) Apr 18

    • Fully Paid Up But Still No Coverage

      A 39-year-old Philadelphia day care teacher, made three monthly premium payments at more than three times the subsidized rate just to make sure she was covered. And her insurance has still been canceled three times – for nonpayment.

      (Daily Report) Apr 18

    • First Edition: April 18, 2014

      Today's early morning highlights from the major news organizations, including reports and analysis about President Barack Obama's announcement that health law sign-ups hit the 8 million mark.

      (Daily Report) Apr 18

    • Fully paid up but still no coverage

      A 39-year-old Philadelphia day care teacher, made three monthly premium payments at more than three times the subsidized rate just to make sure she was covered. And her insurance has still been canceled three times – for nonpayment.

      (Story) Apr 17

    • Will Sebelius Run?

      News outlets report that outgoing Health and Human Services Secretary Kathleen Sebelius is contemplating a run for the Senate in Kansas.

      (Daily Report) Apr 17

    • Va. Small Business Owners Press GOP To Expand Medicaid

      More than 400 have signed a letter to Virginia's House speaker asking Republicans to drop their opposition to the effort. Meanwhile, Utah's governor says he is encouraged about his state's prospects for its plan after talks with federal officials, and a Florida senator is trying to find a way around the logjam there.

      (Daily Report) Apr 17

    • MNsure Picks Deloitte To Revamp Exchange

      Other state developments include the District of Columbia's decision to extend enrollment until April 30, New York's announcement that nearly 1 million residents enrolled in coverage and a Georgia report that only about half of the 220,000 enrollees in that state have paid their first month's premiums.

      (Daily Report) Apr 17