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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: Asm. Marie Waldron, Covered California, Kellie Todd Griffin

| Dec 18, 2019 | California

In this time of gratitude, I want to share my thanks to our team at State of Reform. They are smart, hard working, and brave - and an honor to work with. Emily Boerger is often my right and left hand in writing 5 Things, and completely invaluable. So, thank...[ Read More ]

5 Things Washington: Detailed Agenda, Chris Bandoli, Health Care Climate Alliance

| Dec 12, 2019 | Washington

We are now four weeks out from our 2020 Washington State of Reform Health Policy Conference!  It's our 10th anniversary (crazy, right?) and we've got our Detailed Agenda now out with over 100 speakers curated for you on January 9th. We have also posted the speakers for our Pre-Conference Sessions for folks that want...[ Read More ]

5 Things Oregon: Retirements in the legislature, "What You Missed," John Kitzhaber

| Dec 12, 2019 | Oregon

2019 has been a big year for us at State of Reform.  We held our 8th annual conference in Portland, and now host State of Reform in 13 markets (crazy, right?)  More importantly, perhaps, we recently hired Madeline Shannon of The Newport News-Times to help us cover Oregon health policy...[ Read More ]

5 Things Hawaii: Samoa, Robin Gelburd, Behavioral health report

| Dec 5, 2019 | Hawaii

We are now six weeks out from our 2020 Hawaii State of Reform Health Policy Conference! It's right around the corner... So, with Thanksgiving behind us, and Christmas and Hanukkah not yet fully upon us, now is a good time to get registered to be with us on January 14th at the Hilton Hawaiian...[ Read More ]

5 Things California: Sen. Richard Pan, Samoa, CalAIM

| Dec 5, 2019 | California

If you weren't able to make our 2019 Southern California State of Reform Health Policy Conference this week, you can see "What You Missed."  There was tremendous energy and optimism in the hallways and sessions. Sen. Richard Pan was very strong, as was Asm. Marie Waldron. So, some of our content...[ Read More ]

5 Things Texas: Primaries, Samoa, Topical Agenda

| Dec 5, 2019 | Texas

Tomorrow, our "Early Bird" rates expire for our upcoming 2020 Texas State of Reform Health Policy Conference on Feb. 4th. Prices will go up over the weekend. So, if you already know you want to join about 400 of your closest friends in Texas health care in Austin, we'd love to...[ Read More ]

5 Things Washington: Hawaii Lt. Gov. Josh Green, BH workforce, Jiquanda Nelson

| Nov 26, 2019 | Washington

We are about ten weeks away from our 2020 Washington State of Reform Health Policy Conference. This next year's event will be our 10th, a big anniversary for an event we weren't sure would have a second iteration, much less a 10th. Ten years ago, I asked folks like Aaron Katz,...[ Read More ]

5 Things Alaska: Q&A with Rep. Josephson, Express Care, Gennifer Moreau

| Nov 21, 2019 | Alaska

The governor's budget will be out by December 15th, which will kick off the gnashing of teeth known as the legislative budget process. With a recall campaign likely getting dragged up to the Supreme Court, it may provide powerful context to this year's session. Whether it tones things down or...[ Read More ]

5 Things Utah: Budget review, Public comments on waiver, Bill Stilling

| Nov 21, 2019 | Utah

November is a great time of year to show a little extra gratitude... So, with that in mind, thank you for reading our stuff. Thanks also to those folks that come to speak and attend our conference earlier this year. Your engagement and support is what holds our entire enterprise...[ Read More ]

5 Things California: County-led initiatives, 2020 legislative session, Social determinants

| Nov 19, 2019 | California

We are now two weeks away from our San Diego event, the 2019 Southern California State of Reform Health Policy Conference. It's the third of three events we host each year in California. And, since much of what we're watching in California health care is going to be on the stage...[ Read More ]