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5 Things Oregon: Q&A w/ Becky Hultberg, Detailed Agenda, BH workforce

| Sep 15, 2021 | Oregon

Next month, we'll host the 10th annual State of Reform event. It's a little crazy to me to think about all of the work in those intervening 10 years. In those early days, Bruce Goldberg was very kind. Amy Fauver showed up for a keynote at the last minute in...[ Read More ]

5 Things Michigan: Capitol insiders, K-12 COVID outbreaks, Barriers to care

| Sep 10, 2021 | Michigan

Over the last few months, Patrick Jones has been doing great work leading our reporting of health reform and health policy in Michigan. He is part of a seven-member news room at State of Reform, led by our managing editor, Emily Boerger. It's a strong team I'm very honored to...[ Read More ]

5 Things California: Final bill movement, Telehealth and the safety net, Sutter settlement

| Sep 10, 2021 | California

Eli Kirshbaum has been doing great work leading our reporting of California health care and health policy. He is part of a seven-member newsroom led by Emily Boerger, our managing editor. It's a strong team I'm very honored to be a part of. Next week's election may not amount to...[ Read More ]

5 Things Hawaii: Q&A w/ Beth Giesting, Hospital capacity, Native Hawaiian health care

| Sep 8, 2021 | Hawaii

E komo mai and a big mahalo to our new reporter Nicole Pasia. She is covering Hawaii's health care sector, and as you'll see below, has gone directly to the source for some great interviews this month. Emily Boerger continues to be the backbone of our reporting team as managing...[ Read More ]

5 Things Florida: Q&A w/ Dr. Rob Darzynkiewicz, Medicaid funding forecast, Abortion legislation

| Sep 7, 2021 | Florida

Now that all of Florida's kids have been back in school for about a month, it appears that the incidence of COVID in kids 12 and younger may exceed that of all adults in the state. Cases among kids seem to be surging, offsetting the now pretty significant decline among adults....[ Read More ]

5 Things Maryland: Q&A w/ Dennis Schrader, Health equity committee, Renter relief

| Aug 31, 2021 | Maryland

According to an estimate from the Institute for Health Metrics and Evaluation, approximately 30% of Marylanders have had COVID so far. That's a number greater than Virginia and Pennsylvania, but less than Florida and Texas. Disease experts tell me it's clear COVID is endemic in our system. It will likely never...[ Read More ]

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