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Washington News

Spokane ACH convenes health players for value-based contracting

Spokane ACH convenes health players for value-based contracting

Alison Carl White is the Executive Director of Better Health Together, the accountable community of health (ACH) established in …



California News

Expanded eligibility and benefits for uninsured Californians in 35 rural counties begins

Expanded eligibility and benefits for uninsured Californians in 35 rural counties begins

SACRAMENTO, Calif., — Today, more uninsured Californians in 35 of the state’s most rural counties will be able to benefit …



Oregon News

Oregon’s Medicaid Waiver Aims to Build on Early Success

Oregon’s Medicaid Waiver Aims to Build on Early Success

Oregon’s current Medicaid transformation waiver concludes June 30th, 2017.  It’s been heralded as among the most …



Alaska News

Statement from Margaret Brodie on Medicaid payment delay

Statement from Margaret Brodie on Medicaid payment delay

On May 24th, DHSS released a letter saying it was going to delay payments to Medicaid providers as a result of the current …



Catch your state’s monthly briefing on top issues in health care administration and health policy.

Federal News

Covered California’s proposed 2016-2017 budget does not include federal funds

Covered California’s proposed 2016-2017 budget does not include federal funds

This week, Covered California released their proposed budget for FY 2016-2017. This budget is significant in that it is the …



Press Release News

CLSA Elects Leaders from Merck, Organovo, St. Jude Medical to Board

CLSA Elects Leaders from Merck, Organovo, St. Jude Medical to Board

SAN FRANCISCO & SAN DIEGO, CA – Today, California Life Sciences Association (CLSA) announced its board of directors has …



Commentary

Theranos and Augmedix:  Drawing lessons for health care from Silicon Valley

Theranos and Augmedix: Drawing lessons for health care from Silicon Valley

Silicon Valley is a hotbed of innovation and disruption.  But how that applies to health care is not always clear – or …



5-Things

Waiver update | Single payer | Three lessons from tech

Waiver update | Single payer | Three lessons from tech

The weather is getting great ahead of what should be an abnormally hot summer. But we have our noses in public records, …