Upcoming Conference
Northern California, May 12, 2020

5 Things California: State of the State, Convening Panel, Beth Andersen

| Feb 19, 2020 | California

Early voting is underway for the March 3rd presidential primary, where the haul of delegates from California (495) will swamp the early delegate counts from Iowa, New Hampshire, Nevada and South Carolina (155). My money is on a brokered convention, where no candidate enters the DNC with a majority of delegates....[ Read More ]

5 Things Texas: US Rep. Michael Burgess, MFAR, Primary elections

| Feb 13, 2020 | Texas

Hosting State of Reform is a tremendous experience for us each year. Last week's event in Austin with over 300 folks throughout the day was no exception. So, thank you to those who have engaged and supported us over the years - who attend our events and read our stuff....[ Read More ]

5 Things Oregon: Health legislation, MFAR comments, Sen. Arnie Roblan

| Feb 12, 2020 | Oregon

Mental health, public health, and health care financing: we're spending our time on those topics in this edition of 5 Things We're Watching in Oregon health care. It's what I do while I wait for the Blazers to get back over .500.  (I may have time on my hands...)  So,...[ Read More ]

5 Things Washington: Leanne Berge, Prior authorization, Rep. Eileen Cody

| Feb 11, 2020 | Washington

We are in day 30 of the 60 day legislative session. The few notable health bills that are moving this session actually highlight something more interesting: just how big a health care session 2019 was. So, for a host of reasons, this feels like the lull before the next big...[ Read More ]

5 Things Hawaii: Medicaid award protest, Bills we're watching, What you missed

| Feb 6, 2020 | Hawaii

It is always such an honor to have the State of Reform ohana with us at our annual event. With about 350 folks with us, including some of the most senior health policy executives and health policy leaders from across the state, State of Reform brought together a diverse and...[ Read More ]

5 Things California: Brad Gilbert, Bills we're watching, Chris Daher

| Feb 6, 2020 | California

Our Convening Panel will be meeting this month ahead of our 2020 Northern California State of Reform Health Policy Conference coming up on May 12th. So, now is a good time to send us any ideas you have for topics for this year's event. We'll get those in the mix for our...[ Read More ]

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