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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 Oregon: CCO 2.0 awards, Convening Panel, Provider burnout

| Jul 19, 2019 | Oregon

A huge thank you to the inimitable Emily Boerger for holding down this newsletter while I was on vacation with my family. We spent a few weeks in Bosnia, Croatia, and Montenegro. The siege of Sarajevo remains a story everyone should know. The massacre at Srebenica under the watchful eye of UN troops...[ Read More ]

5 Things Colorado: Marketplace enrollment, TABOR, Convening Panel

| Jul 19, 2019 | Colorado

Thanks to Emily Viles for holding this newsletter down while I was out on vacation. She's been an amazing addition to our team at State of Reform. It's good to be back digging through the various goings-on in Colorado health care. So, here are five things we think are worth...[ Read More ]

5 Things California: Covered California rates, Joel Gray, legislative action

| Jul 18, 2019 | California

Thanks to Emily B and Emily V for holding down this newsletter while I was on vacation with my family.  We spent time in Croatia, Bosnia and Montenegro to re-learn with our kids what happens when nationalist politics takes over a country's civic life. Sarajevo is still recovering from over...[ Read More ]

5 Things Alaska: Rep. Ivy Spohnholz, Veto overrides, Julie Sande

Emily Boerger | Jul 10, 2019 | Alaska

DJ is taking a well-deserved vacation, so I’m bringing you this edition of 5 Things We’re Watching. I’m the senior reporter here at State of Reform, where I’m usually covering health care in Alaska and a number of other states. Feel free to email me any feedback or tips on what you...[ Read More ]

5 Things Utah: Henry Gardner, Health disparity trends, Medical Cannabis Board

Emily Viles | Jul 10, 2019 | Utah

DJ is taking a well-deserved vacation with his family, so while he is away I’m bringing you this edition of 5 Things We’re Watching. I cover health care policy in Utah along with a number of other states that round out our Southwest Edition. Feel free to email me any feedback or tips...[ Read More ]

5 Things Washington: Rep. June Robinson, Health care apprenticeships, Brenda Gleason

Emily Boerger | Jul 10, 2019 | Washington

I hope everyone had a happy 4th of July! In this edition of 5 Things We’re Watching we have an interview with Representative June Robinson, coverage of new efforts to support Washington's health care workforce, and a rundown on federal legislation that looks to reduce out-of-pocket health care costs. DJ...[ Read More ]

5 Things California: Dustin Corcoran, Topical Agenda, Identity MSO

Emily Boerger | Jul 3, 2019 | California

Happy 4th of July! In this edition of 5 Things We’re Watching we have an interview with Sonya Araiza of Identity MSO, coverage of last week’s Assembly Health Committee meeting, and a rundown on federal legislation that looks to reduce out-of-pocket health care costs. DJ will be back for the...[ Read More ]

5 Things Texas: Q&A Episcopal Health, Topical Agenda, Jason Gootee

Emily Viles | Jul 3, 2019 | Texas

DJ is taking a well-deserved vacation with his family, so while he is away I’m bringing you this edition of 5 Things We’re Watching. I cover health care policy in Texas along with a number of other states that round out our Southwest Edition. Feel free to email me any feedback...[ Read More ]

5 Things Washington: Public option roll-out, Topical Agenda, Catherine Field

Emily Boerger | Jun 25, 2019 | Washington

DJ is taking a well-deserved vacation, so I’m bringing you the next two editions of 5 Things We’re Watching. I’m the senior reporter here at State of Reform, where I’m usually covering health care in Washington and a number of other states. Feel free to email me any feedback or tips on...[ Read More ]

5 Things California: Vaccine bill, Master Plan for Aging, Sarah Steenhausen

Emily Boerger | Jun 20, 2019 | California

DJ is taking a well-deserved vacation, so I’m bringing you the next two editions of 5 Things We’re Watching. I’m the senior reporter here at State of Reform, where I’m usually covering health care in California and a number of other states. Feel free to email me any feedback or tips on what...[ Read More ]