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5 Things We’re Watching is our regularly distributed market and policy intelligence newsletter. Each newsletter includes five items of relevance specific to your market. Enjoy links to original source documentation, thoughtful coverage from other outlets, and independent reporting from State of Reform.

5 Things Washington: Primary election, Tom Sebastian, INW Detailed Agenda

| Aug 16, 2018 | Washington

I took my kids hiking in Alaska last week. We summited a mountain on one trip and went up to a glacier on a second. And, we didn't need the US Navy to help us get back. So, it was a great use of time all around..! At any rate,...[ Read More ]

5 Things Alaska: Fundraising in primary, price transparency, Gubernatorial podcasts

| Aug 15, 2018 | Alaska

Last week, I took my kids up to the top of Mt. Baldy in Eagle River, and then up to Byron Glacier outside of Girdwood.  And, unlike our hiking trips last year, we didn't need the US Navy to come save us, so it was a success all around...!  With...[ Read More ]

5 Things California: Covered California rates, health care bills to watch, L.A. Conference Topical Agenda

Marjie High | Aug 7, 2018 | California

The Legislature resumes session this week serving up a full plate of health care action. After the session finishes up, come join us to discuss the happenings at our 2018 Los Angeles State of Reform Conference on September 19th. We just released our Topical Agenda, so take a look and register soon so you don't miss...[ Read More ]

5 Things Washington: Gary Kaplan, INW Topical Agenda, #SeaHomeless

| Jul 25, 2018 | Washington

To create a local conference series and information outlet for the health care space that is non-partisan, policy agnostic, and independent, we need a certain level of scale. What that means is that we have nine conferences planned for this year, with three new markets slated for 2019. At that...[ Read More ]

5 Things Alaska: Providence Family Medicine Center, Breakfast with Candidates, Michael Humphrey

| Jul 18, 2018 | Alaska

Big thanks to Kylie and the team who held down the fort for me while I was out, but I'm back in the saddle here at State of Reform. We've got details for you this month about the future of coordinated care in Alaska Medicaid, about the pending Alaska gubernatorial...[ Read More ]

5 Things California: health care trailer bill, ballot initiatives, early-bird registration

| Jul 17, 2018 | California

I'll be taking the reigns of our California reporting at State of Reform for a few months.  DJ will continue to write content and columns, but will be spending more time building our events this fall.  Our 2018 Los Angeles State of Reform Health Policy Conference is coming up quickly in September...[ Read More ]

5 Things Oregon: CCO reports, rate decisions, people on the move

| Jul 10, 2018 | Oregon

DJ is taking a well deserved vacation, so I'm bringing you this edition of 5 Things We're Watching. I'm usually covering health policy in Oregon, and a number of other states. And while I know that the most important thing this week is the World Cup semi-finals (let's go England!), we also have 5...[ Read More ]

5 Things Washington: UW Medicine, Cambia Grove, Peter Newbould

| Jul 10, 2018 | Washington

While I know that the most important thing to watch this week is the World Cup semi-finals (let's go England!), health care never stops. So for those of you getting updates from your desk or taking a long lunch to watch France vs Belgium today, we have what's happening in Washington health...[ Read More ]

5 Things Texas: Individual market, Wesley Durkalski, Rep. Donna Howard

| Jul 5, 2018 | Texas

I hope you had you a Happy Fourth of July yesterday. DJ is taking a much deserved vacation, so I'm bringing you this edition of 5 Things We're Watching. I'm usually covering health policy in Texas, and a number of other states. DJ will be back next month, but until there, here's...[ Read More ]

5 Things Hawaii: AlohaCare, dialysis center opens, Sheri Daniels

| Jul 3, 2018 | Hawaii

Happy Fourth of July! DJ is taking a well deserved vacation, so I'm bringing you this edition of 5 Things We're Watching, with some help from my colleagues Marjie High and Emily Boerger. We have news from AlohaCare, a veto from Gov. Ige, and more lined up for you. DJ...[ Read More ]