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Washington Athletic Club, June 6, 2017

CBO, Qliance, Jim Capretta

| May 23, 2017 | Washington

Teresa Mosqueda | Mario Molina | Dorothy Teeter

| May 9, 2017 | Washington

What a few weeks it has been. We are in the middle of action at the federal, state and local levels. Some board rooms are responding actively. Some are taking cover. Regardless of how organizations respond to the environment today, I recall the old adage among executives at Group Health...[ Read More ]

AHCA passes House

| May 4, 2017 | Federal

The House voted 217-213 to pass the American Health Care Act.  216 votes were needed for passage.  House Republicans immediately broke into applause and cheers.  In response, House Democrats started singing "Na na na nah, hey hey hey, good bye." Alaska Rep. Don Young voted for the bill after previously...[ Read More ]

AHCA vote | Christine Sakuda | Jimmy Kimmel

| May 4, 2017 | Hawaii

I spent the morning watching C-SPAN and the vote on the AHCA. I can't help but think the gulf between health policy makers and those that work in health care is perhaps as wide as it has ever been. Regardless of one's politics, perhaps today's vote is a call for...[ Read More ]

AHCA vote | Molina brothers | Highlights from last week

| May 4, 2017 | California

Another big day in health policy.  The House is scheduled to vote on the American Health Care Act at 10:00 am PST.  We'll be watching C-Span to watch the vote count come in. Otherwise, lots of other things to keep our eye on - including the 5 we have below....[ Read More ]

Alzheimer's | AHCA vote | Kat Latet

| Apr 26, 2017 | Washington

When we talk about mental health, can we start with the weather? Gawd...  Cliff Mass compares the "atmospheric river" (a real thing, actually) we've been enduring to Darth Vader's Empire and to Jaws for the horror of it all. The photos and predictions will depress you. Hopefully, the 5 Things...[ Read More ]

Social capital | Diane Lund | Medicaid FFS

| Apr 20, 2017 | Oregon

A central purpose of State of Reform is to help foster the social capital needed to support system reform. Think of social capital as the trust, relationships, and collaborative spirit needed to allow diverse parties to take risk together to improve things. We try to create the platform but it...[ Read More ]