Upcoming Conference
Sacramento, April 27, 2017

What They're Watching: Anne Rote

Kylie Walsh | Feb 28, 2017 | Texas

What They're Watching: Carla D'Angelo

Kylie Walsh | Feb 28, 2017 | Hawaii

What They're Watching: Andrew Over

Kylie Walsh | Feb 27, 2017 | Washington

Andrew Over, Market Vice President for Regence Blue Shield, discusses how Regence continues to transform healthcare after the passage of the ACA. Well, one of the things that we've taken pride in, you know, with the passage of the Affordable Care Act and implementation as being an engaged partner inthat...[ Read More ]

Health Policy in Blue States in a Trump Administration

DJ Wilson | Jan 24, 2017 | Oregon

Earlier this month, we hosted former Maryland Gov. Martin O'Malley in Portland for a conversation on health reform in his state.  The follow up panel included Governor John Kitzhaber and Bruce Howell from Schwabe, Williamson and Wyatt. The video above is the full program for that event.  You can see...[ Read More ]

Panel discussion from the "Health Policy in Blue States" event

DJ Wilson | Jan 24, 2017 | Oregon

During our recent event featuring Martin O'Malley, former Governor of the State of Maryland, we conducted a panel conversation with three of the smartest folks in health care you'll find in Oregon.  In addition to Martin O'Malley, we had former Oregon Governor John Kitzhaber and attorney Bruce Howell from Schwabe,...[ Read More ]

Health Policy in Blue States: Martin O'Malley

DJ Wilson | Jan 24, 2017 | Federal

Martin O'Malley is the former Governor of the State of Maryland.  While in that office, he implemented a major innovation in the health care marketplace that built upon the experience of the hospital commission in his state. O'Malley spoke at a State of Reform sponsored event recently.  This video has...[ Read More ]

What They're Watching: Rep. Andy Josephson

DJ Wilson | Jan 23, 2017 | Alaska

Rep. Andy Josephson serves in the Alaska legislature. He is a co-chair of the House Resource Committee and joined us as a speaker at our 2016 Alaska State of Reform Health Policy Conference. In this interview, he is looking ahead to the 2017 legislative session. He notes the fiscal challenges...[ Read More ]

What They're Watching: Kelly Stanford

DJ Wilson | Dec 28, 2016 | Washington

Kelly Stanford is the Vice President for Clinical Operations and Market Integration at Group Health.  She runs the Eastern Washington market for Group Health. In this edition of "What They're Watching," Stanford lays out some of the topline issues that GHC is tackling heading into 2017.  As she says, some...[ Read More ]

What They're Watching: Sarah Summer, Blue Shield of California

DJ Wilson | Dec 13, 2016 | California

Sarah Summer is the Deputy Director of Public Policy for Blue Shield of California.  In this edition of "What They're Watching," Summer highlights the challenge of providers gaming the insurance system to drive up reimbursement. She specifically cites DaVita and Fresenius as two players that will pay to upgrade Medicaid...[ Read More ]

What They're Watching: Paula Arcena, AlohaCare

DJ Wilson | Dec 12, 2016 | Hawaii

Paula Arcena is the Chief Customer Officer at AlohaCare in Hawaii.  AlohaCare is primarily a Medicaid plan built and organized by the FQHCs in the state. Her comments here reflect some pretty savvy thinking when taken together. She comments on the rising awareness of the social determinants of health and...[ Read More ]