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5 Things Colorado:  "Don Quixote," Hospital value report, 1332 waiver update

| Aug 20, 2019 | Colorado

We are nearing the end of summer, with fall elections (recall campaign?) and Democratic debates on the horizon. The Broncos and Nuggets are getting ready to play, which is a good autumnal distraction.  But, before you know it, you'll be watching returns from Iowa and New Hampshire on cable TV....[ Read More ]

5 Things California: Legislative update, BH Integration, Holly Smith

| Aug 20, 2019 | California

I'm at the LA Business Journal Health Care Leadership Forum and Awards event today with about 140 LA area health care leaders. It's a good event that reminds me of the importance of focusing on what's working, and the innovation already finding success. Like Carmen Ibarra's organization, The Achievable Foundation, which is...[ Read More ]

5 Things Washington: Cathy McMorris Rodgers, SEBB update, Morris Pettit

| Aug 15, 2019 | Washington

Early registration for our upcoming 2019 Inland NW State of Reform Health Policy Conference is strong, already exceeding each of our previous six conferences.  Since the agenda is full of the most pressing topics in Washington State health care, and since we try to cover those in this newsletter, you'll see some...[ Read More ]

Q&A: Jason McGill on his new position at the HCA

| Aug 15, 2019 | Washington

Jason McGill is a long-time figure in Washington health policy, having served as a senior policy advisor on health care at the governor's office since 2011 for both Gov. Jay Inslee and Gov. Christine Gregoire. McGill recently transitioned to a new position as Assistant Director of Medicaid Program Operations and...[ Read More ]

5 Things Hawaii: Waiver approval, Dan Juberg, Insulin cost bill

| Aug 8, 2019 | Hawaii

Big mahalo for reading our newsletter, and for supporting our work at State of Reform! We are starting to begin our thinking and planning for our 2019 Hawaii State of Reform Health Policy Conference, with our Convening Panel meeting coming up next month. We're always interested in our readers' ideas...[ Read More ]

5 Things California: Keynote panel, Asm. Devon Mathis, Executive moves

| Aug 7, 2019 | California

The end of the legislative session is on the horizon, and a number of folks in Sacramento are ready to take a breath. At our 2019 Los Angeles State of Reform Health Policy Conference, we will hear from a number of insiders with their take on the session, the progress of...[ Read More ]

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