New Ariz. Law Would Keep State From Setting Up Its Own Exchange
The measure's impact could be significant if the Supreme Court rejects federal subsidies in King V. Burwell. Meanwhile, plans are moving forward to beef up oversight of Colorado's health exchange.
New Arizona Law Puts Subsidized Health Insurance At Risk
Health insurance for more than 150,000 Arizonans if the U.S. Supreme Court rejects subsidized coverage in Arizona and 33 other states. Ducey last week signed House Bill 2643, which forbids Arizona setting up its own Affordable Care Act health exchange. The bill has little immediate impact on the Arizona residents who get coverage through the federal marketplace, but it could have a big impact in a few months. (Alltucker, 4/15)
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Colorado Heath Insurance Exchange Overseers Beef Up Scrutiny
The legislative oversight committee for the state health insurance exchange Wednesay advanced its plans to change its name and expand its calendar for reviewing Connect for Health Colorado. The Senate passed a bill sponsored by committee members that would allow them to meet as often as they want during the legislative session and up to 10 times after it ends May 6. (Draper, 4/15)