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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: 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 ]

5 Things California: Debate, Sen. Holly Mitchell, MAT in Prisons

| Oct 19, 2018 | California

With less than three weeks left before Election Day, California has a handful of Congressional races and an initiative on the ballot, the outcomes for which could reverberate nationally.  But, what appears to have died down, given the dynamics in the governor's race, is talk about health care in California....[ Read More ]

5 Things California: SUD Almanac, immigrants and the risk pool, LA keynotes

| Oct 5, 2018 | California

If you missed our LA event two weeks ago, don't fret! Join us instead for our 2018 Southern California State of Reform Health Policy Conference in San Diego on November 28th. Check out our newly released Topical Agenda and register now while the Early Bird registration will still save you a few bucks... That said, here's...[ Read More ]

5 Things California: LA Event recap, CNA contract agreement, Dynamex case

| Sep 20, 2018 | California

Thanks to Marjie High on our team for taking the reins of 5 Things for the last few issues.  We had a great event in LA yesterday, and wanted to get you this issue which has been informed by some of the hallway conversations and panel discussions from yesterday.  As...[ Read More ]

5 Things California: 2018 elections, single-payer conversation, Sen. Ed Hernandez

| Sep 4, 2018 | California

We have been busy putting the final touches on our Los Angeles State of Reform Conference set for September 19th. With the biggest names in California health care and insightful, relevant panel topics, this is set to be the most informative gathering in health policy of the year! There is still...[ Read More ]