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New York Opts To Extend Health Law Enrollment Period Despite Shorter Federal Deadline

KHN Morning Briefing

“Our goal is to ensure that consumers have adequate time to shop for and enroll in the health plan that is best for their family,” Donna Frescatore, executive director of New York State of Health, says. In other news, Covered California announces premium increases for its small-business exchange.

In Response To Epidemic, Senators Advance ‘Partial-Fill’ Approach To Opioid Prescriptions

KHN Morning Briefing

Sens. Elizabeth Warren (D-Mass.) and Shelley Moore Capito (R-W.Va.) say the clause would let patients decide if they wanted less than the full prescription in their homes. In other news, the Food and Drug Administration issues a warning to a drugmaker for its marketing tactics, a task force releases recommendations on fighting the epidemic, a new study finds addiction medication has little impact on users, and more.

Activists Try To Fill Gaps Left By Trump Gutting Health Law Outreach Budget

KHN Morning Briefing

Organizations such as Protect Our Care and health care leaders like Andy Slavitt, former acting administrator of the Centers for Medicare & Medicaid Services, are trying to keep the momentum going to get people to enroll in health care coverage for next year. Media outlets report on marketplace news out of Virginia, Kentucky, Colorado and Ohio, as well.

Rape And The Opioid Epidemic: How Sexual Assault Is Becoming ‘Normalized’ In A Crisis

KHN Morning Briefing

Those who are victims of such an attack often don’t report it out of shame, distrust of police or fear they’ll be labeled a “cop caller” and have trouble buying heroin. In other news: the opioid epidemic view through an economic lens; states worry that a federal logjam is hampering efforts to fight the crisis; and more.