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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 Hawaii: Sen. Kai Kahele, Telemedicine, Shareh Ghani, MD

| Nov 7, 2019 | Hawaii

We are putting the finishing touches on our Topical Agenda for our 2020 Hawaii State of Reform Health Policy Conference coming up on January 14th. We'll have that out to you for review soon. From there, we will hustle to curate about 65 speakers from across the spectrum of Hawaii's health care and...[ Read More ]

5 Things Oregon: Salem insiders, Lessons from CCO 1.0, "One on One Conversations"

| Nov 7, 2019 | Oregon

Next week, we hold our 2019 Oregon State of Reform Health Policy Conference, one of the state's largest, most important health care and health policy events on the calendar.  We'll have almost 400 folks in the room at the Hilton downtown, but it won't be quite the same without you! So,...[ Read More ]

5 Things Texas: Contract awards, Stephanie Muth, Convening Panel

| Nov 6, 2019 | Texas

Wow. Last night, Kentucky went from being Trump +30 to a Democratic governor. Virginia now has a Democratic legislature and governor for the first time since the Civil War. If that general trend continues, things may get a bit more complicated for Sen. John Cornyn, too, who six months ago...[ Read More ]

5 Things California: CalAIM, David Wetherelt, Augmedix

| Nov 5, 2019 | California

Thursday, we release our list of speakers curated and ready for you to engage with at the 2019 Southern California State of Reform Health Policy Conference coming up in San Diego on December 3rd. It's a quick 4 weeks away, which will be here before you know it. We'd be honored to have...[ Read More ]

5 Things Utah: Rep. Jim Dunnigan, Premium supports, Tele-health

| Oct 25, 2019 | Utah

If you're new to 5 Things, thanks for signing up.  We offer this free newsletter once a month where we identify and discuss five things we think are interesting, that policy makers and market executives should know about. We fund the newsletter from the success of our annual conference with...[ Read More ]

5 Things Washington: OIC rules, Bree Collaborative, Rep. Kim Schrier

| Oct 24, 2019 | Washington

One of the new elements of our upcoming conference is our Pre-Conference Sessions on January 8th, the day before the main event. By "new," I mean this will be the third year we've hosted these in response to folks asking for an opportunity for a "deep dive" into specific subject areas. Next...[ Read More ]

5 Things Arizona: Swapna Reddy, SMAC meeting, rate setting

| Oct 24, 2019 | Arizona

If you're new to this newsletter, each month we try to highlight five things that we think are worth senior health care executives' and health policy leaders' mindshare. These are five things that we think are worth keeping an eye on, and perhaps knowing more about. So, we tee them...[ Read More ]

5 Things Alaska: "Crisis Now," Sen. Lisa Murkowski, What you missed

| Oct 17, 2019 | Alaska

It seems like a lifetime ago that we hosted about 300 folks at the 2019 Alaska State of Reform Health Policy Conference - but it was only back on October 2nd.  Perhaps that's a commentary on how fast things appear to be moving in our political space, particularly at the...[ Read More ]

5 Things California: Newsom's first session, Beau Hennemann, Drug transparency

| Oct 16, 2019 | California

In case you missed it, our Topical Agenda is now out for our 2019 Southern California State of Reform Health Policy Conference coming up on December 3rd. It feels like things in our politics are moving so quickly these days, it's hard to know where we will be in seven weeks...[ Read More ]

5 Things Hawaii: Art Ushijima, FMAP drop, Hale Ola

| Oct 10, 2019 | Hawaii

We are now about 13 weeks away from our 2020 Hawaii State of Reform Health Policy Conference!  I know that seems like a ways off, and it is... But not if you are working to line up 60+ speakers at the event!  It's what we're just getting started with now. So,...[ Read More ]