Upcoming Conference
Inland Northwest, September 11, 2019

5 Things Washington: Frank Chopp, Re-Wire Policy Conference, Merissa Clyde

| Nov 30, 2018 | Washington

We'll make some decisions in the next few days about which Pre-Conference Sessions to put together.  If you're interested in attending one, and voting through your registration on which "deep dive" we should host, please check out the page here.  We'll pick three and move forward, refunding or re-assigning your registration if your...[ Read More ]

5 Things Alaska: Adam Crum, health policy in 2019, election recap

| Nov 27, 2018 | Alaska

It is less than a week until the new administration takes office. So, this edition of 5 Things spends some time looking ahead to see where opportunity may lie for Alaska health policy in 2019.  As always, thanks for reading our stuff.   With help from Emily Boerger and Marjie...[ Read More ]

5 Things Washington: The "This is Us" edition

| Nov 15, 2018 | Washington

We started this newsletter in April, 2011.  Since then, we've provided five content areas from Washington State health policy that we think are worth your time each month.  In 2014, with the support of funding from OneHealthPort, we extended our newsletter to twice a month. In March, 2015, we missed...[ Read More ]

5 Things Oregon: Tom Holt, Meghan McCarthy, "What you missed"

| Nov 14, 2018 | Oregon

We had a great event last month hosting our 7th annual Oregon State of Reform Health Policy Conference. In fact, we've already confirmed two of our three Event Sponsors for the 2019 event! Special thanks to HMA and to Aldrich for getting behind us so quickly. The support helps us...[ Read More ]

5 Things Texas: Pre-filed bills, Rep. John Zerwas, vaccine legislation

| Nov 14, 2018 | Texas

The legislature still doesn't start for two months, but things are already moving.  Pre-filed legislation is out, as are rider reports from the last session budget.  There is even a comical faux Twitter account for projected-to-be-new Speaker Dennis Bonnen. With things afoot in Austin, we're also gearing up for our 2019 Texas State...[ Read More ]

5 Things Hawaii: Election night, Christopher Chow, Final ACA rates

| Nov 9, 2018 | Hawaii

With many races nationally still too close to call, election night in Honolulu was subdued with many important races decided in the primary. There will be a flurry of activity next among insiders: caucus leadership, possible policy staff changes, etc.  Health policy activity is likely to be also subdued for...[ Read More ]