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5 Things Oregon: Special session, Trillium decision, Linda Roman

| Aug 13, 2020 | Oregon

We've been writing this newsletter now for 9 years, visiting your inbox once a month with five things we think are worth keeping an eye on. They might not be the same five things that you think are always the most important thing for your organization. But, hopefully you find...[ Read More ]

5 Things Colorado: Rep. Mark Baisley, Impacts of Medicaid surge, COVID Legislative update

| Aug 13, 2020 | Colorado

This newsletter is a snapshot of five things we think are worth knowing something about for senior health care executives and health policy leaders. It's a quick brief of some of the moving parts of Colorado's health care sector and policy discussions, with lots of links for you to dig...[ Read More ]

5 Things Washington: Primary results, Quality scores report, Rep. Nicole Macri

| Aug 11, 2020 | Washington

A big thank you to the Empire Health Foundation and Amerigroup of Washington for being Event Sponsors at our 2020 Inland NW State of Reform Virtual Health Policy Conference coming up on Sept. 23-24! This is a tricky time for us all, so their ongoing support is meaningful and appreciated very...[ Read More ]

The results from this primary just don't fit the narrative of 2020

| Aug 11, 2020 | Washington

One of the nice things about elections is that you can test your assumptions with real world results from the ballot box. Now that we are a week removed from the primary election, some of the dust has settled. Some of the passion and energy of the primary campaign has...[ Read More ]

5 Things Hawaii: Med-QUEST RFI, Heroes and HEALS Acts, Heather Miyasato

| Aug 6, 2020 | Hawaii

It has taken Hawaii about five months to accumulate 2,763 confirmed cases of COVID-19. At the current rate of spread, Hawaii will accumulate another 2,763 cases in just 15 days. The seven-day average of new cases has more than doubled in the last week. It's a signal that none of us...[ Read More ]

5 Things Texas: State health care rankings, Glenda Stepchinski, HEALS & HEROES acts compared

| Aug 6, 2020 | Texas

ICYMI, yesterday we announced the launch of our 2020 North Texas State of Reform Virtual Health Policy Conference. We feature it below as well. Moving to a virtual space is new for everyone. But, I think you'll find we've put in a lot of work to build a platform that is...[ Read More ]

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