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5 Things Texas: 2021 Economic outlook, Vaccine rollout, Access to care

| Feb 1, 2021 | Texas

When we build our agendas for our annual conferences, we wait until as late as possible to get started. Then, we ask our Convening Panel, sponsors and readers this question: What are you spending your mental energy on? We then ask our network to tell us who has the best...[ Read More ]

5 Things Arizona: Q&A with Will Humble, Budget proposal, Health policy update

| Jan 28, 2021 | Arizona

I just finished pulling the data on item 4 below. It's always a downer to see the hard data that is self-reported and to look at the objective numbers of the state of our economy. It has been one year and 2 days since the first COVID case was found in Arizona....[ Read More ]

5 Things Washington: Health policy update, WA Keynotes, Executives on the move

| Jan 26, 2021 | Washington

One-third of all small businesses say they could not afford to pay January's rent. We have had 44 weeks in a row where unemployment claims were higher than the worst week during the Great Recession. In the latest US Census Pulse survey results, 10.1% of 4.9m respondents in Washington State received mental health therapy in...[ Read More ]

5 Things Utah: Rep. Eliason, Cox's 500-day plan, Budget proposal

| Jan 21, 2021 | Utah

We are now on the other side of the 45th peaceful transfer of power since our Constitution was ratified in 1789. It is one of the most uncommon things in the great swath of human history, having hardly ever been done without swords or battles of some sort. Here, in...[ Read More ]

5 Things Maryland: Medical liability, Veto override, Staffing shortages

| Jan 21, 2021 | Maryland

We are hosting our Convening Panel next month ahead of our 2021 Maryland State of Reform Health Policy Conference on May 13th. Like our Convening Panel meeting, our conference will be virtual this year. The job of the Convening Panel is to help identify the right topics, sessions and speakers...[ Read More ]

5 Things Virginia: Q&A w/Sen. Barbara Favola, Health policy update, Convening Panel

| Jan 20, 2021 | Virginia

This is our second edition of our new newsletter focused on five things we are watching at the intersection of health care and health policy in Virginia. Thanks for allowing us to land in your inbox and giving us a look. If we aren't for you, then you can always...[ Read More ]

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