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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 Maryland: Q&A w/ Dennis Schrader, Health equity committee, Renter relief

| Aug 31, 2021 | Maryland

According to an estimate from the Institute for Health Metrics and Evaluation, approximately 30% of Marylanders have had COVID so far. That's a number greater than Virginia and Pennsylvania, but less than Florida and Texas. Disease experts tell me it's clear COVID is endemic in our system. It will likely never...[ Read More ]

5 Things Maryland: Dr. Aliya Jones, Federal action, TCOC report

| Jul 30, 2021 | Maryland

We are getting July's market and policy intelligence newsletter to you just in the nick of time... I was out on vacation a few weeks but left things in the able hands of our managing editor Emily Boerger. Thanks as always for letting us play this role in Maryland health...[ Read More ]

5 Things Maryland: Prescription Drug Affordability Board, What You Missed, Proposed rate increases

| Jun 23, 2021 | Maryland

While DJ is out of office chasing a much deserved vacation, I’ll be bringing you this edition of 5 Things We’re Watching. I’m the managing editor here at State of Reform where I have my eye on health care in Maryland and a number of other states. In this edition...[ Read More ]

5 Things Maryland: Legislators shaping health policy, Maternal mortality, "Chronic COVID"

| May 4, 2021 | Maryland

We are super excited to be kicking off our 2021 Maryland State of Reform Health Policy Conference next week! Because we feature things in this newsletter that we think are worth watching in Maryland health care, and because we know many of those topics are teed up on the agenda next...[ Read More ]

5 Things Maryland: Health in the budget, Detailed Agenda, Q&A w/Michele Eberle

| Apr 15, 2021 | Maryland

We are now four weeks out from our annual policy conference that underpins everything we do at State of Reform. In fact, the funding that goes into our conference, from sponsorships to registration, is the totality of what funds our reporting on Maryland health policy the other 364 days of...[ Read More ]

5 Things Maryland: Overdose deaths, ACA subsidy expansion, Vaccine equity

| Mar 9, 2021 | Maryland

I know it can be a little confusing hearing from me about two conferences we have coming up -- one focused on Maryland health policy on May 13th and a federal conference coming up on April 7-8th. We are going to try to keep information about the Maryland event in your inbox on...[ Read More ]

5 Things Maryland: Q&A w/Del. Peña-Melnyk, "Chronic COVID," Long-term care bills

| Feb 10, 2021 | Maryland

A big thanks to Joe DeMattos and his members at the Health Facilities Association of Maryland. They are the first sponsor of our upcoming 2021 Maryland State of Reform Health Policy Conference in May. We'll have more details for you on that virtual conference in the weeks ahead. Until then,...[ Read More ]

5 Things Maryland: Medical liability, Veto override, Staffing shortages

| Jan 21, 2021 | Maryland

We are hosting our Convening Panel next month ahead of our 2021 Maryland State of Reform Health Policy Conference on May 13th. Like our Convening Panel meeting, our conference will be virtual this year. The job of the Convening Panel is to help identify the right topics, sessions and speakers...[ Read More ]

5 Things Maryland: Pre-filed bills, Pandemic legislative innovations, Health care agenda outline

| Dec 29, 2020 | Maryland

Welcome to our inaugural edition of 5 Things We're Watching in Maryland health care. This market and policy intelligence newsletter covers Maryland health care and health policy, and highlights some of our independent reporting on state and federal issues. We are funded through readers, and our conference goers at our...[ Read More ]