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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 California: AB 1249, Topical Agenda, LA biotech

| Mar 19, 2019 | California

Our work at State of Reform includes bringing you our market and policy coverage from throughout California.  This newsletter comes out twice a month, and is developed by a number of us here at State of Reform. It's funded entirely through your attendance and sponsorship of our now three annual...[ Read More ]

5 Things California: Deck chairs and the Titanic, Asm. Lorena Gonzalez, Medi-Cal Mental Health

| Mar 5, 2019 | California

There are a lot of great outlets covering California health policy. So, when we send you these 5 Things We're Watching in California health care each month, we recognize you have a lot of information options. So, these are five items we think are worth knowing about amidst all of...[ Read More ]

5 Things California: Affordability Hearing, State of the State, Diana Shiba, MD

| Feb 19, 2019 | California

DJ is taking a well-deserved vacation, so I’ll be bringing you this edition of 5 Things We’re Watching. I have been following health policy in California for some time now, and with the new governor's heightened focus on the issue there's a lot to watch. Feel free to email me any feedback or...[ Read More ]

5 Things California: Demetria Malloy, 1115 Waiver, Surgeon General

| Feb 7, 2019 | California

State of Reform is something like a community - one of folks taking ownership of the need to better uphold our end of the bargain in health care today.  And, when our community welcomes in new members, it should be with trumpets and celebrations... Put differently, big congratulations to Katie Heidorn, Beth...[ Read More ]

5 Things California: Gavin Newsom, Annual Report, Michael Lujan

| Jan 21, 2019 | California

While it's true that California leads the nation on policy in a number of ways, it feels like we are particularly on the cusp of that being the case with health care in 2019.  With the Democratic nomination process for 2020 about to start, and health care becoming central to that...[ Read More ]

5 Things California: 2020 Democratic nominee, prescription drug cost transparency, Dilek Barlow

| Jan 4, 2019 | California

2019 is here and upon us, which—sadly—means that the race for the Democratic nomination for President of the United States is set to begin. The legislature hasn't even started in earnest yet, and candidates are coming forward...  I mention this because, as you'll see below, California's role in 2020 will...[ Read More ]

5 Things California: Top 5 from 2018, pre-filed legislation, learning from NFIB

| Dec 20, 2018 | California

First, I hope your Christmas is full of cheer and family, your Hannukah was warm and bright, and that your holiday season affords you an opportunity to unplug a bit from modern America. If you are still plugged in - or if you're reading this after returning from a break...[ Read More ]

5 Things California: What You Missed, Asm. Wendy Carrillo, Anthem fire resources

| Dec 5, 2018 | California

It was great to see many of you at our Southern California event last week. If you missed us, we'll be back in Sacramento May 9th so mark it down and drop us a line if there is something you're interested in talking about. In the meantime, below we have some of our...[ Read More ]

5 Things California: Dems Gain on Health Care, Lorena Gonzalez Fletcher, San Diego Featured Panels

| Nov 20, 2018 | California

We are looking forward to seeing you next Wednesday the 28th in San Diego for our 2018 Southern California State of Reform Conference.  We have some fantastic conversations lined up with some of the most forward-facing, relevant thought leaders around. There's still space left, so if you haven't yet, register here to get...[ Read More ]

5 Things California: Election Run Down, San Diego Keynote, Gustavo Friederichsen

| Nov 8, 2018 | California

The lack of clear resolution from this week's federal elections suggests we will spend the next two years watching the parties position themselves on health policy in advance of the presidential primaries and 2020 general election. In California, eyes are on the transition, watching Gov-Elect Newsom for key health policy...[ Read More ]