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5 Things California: Children & Youth Behavioral Health Initiative, Medi-Cal on the ground, Moving from awareness to action on health equity

| Sep 20, 2022 | California

The 2022 Los Angeles State of Reform Health Policy Conference is this Thursday, Sept. 22nd! We're so excited to see folks at the Los Angeles Marriott Burbank Airport this week. Peruse the list of panels and speakers scheduled for the day, and if you haven't already, there's still time to register to be with us. We...[ Read More ]

5 Things Colorado: Canadian Rx importation, BH workforce plan, Topical Agenda

| Sep 15, 2022 | Colorado

This month's edition includes an update on HCPF's nation-leading initiative to import cheaper prescription drugs from Canada, the release of the Topical Agenda for our Colorado event in November (which you can register for here!), the BHA's plan to strengthen the state's behavioral health workforce, and more. Thanks for reading! Eli...[ Read More ]

5 Things Texas: Gun violence & public health, Strengthening APM uptake, Tackling SUD in Texas

| Sep 15, 2022 | Texas

This month's edition features a breakdown of just some of the exciting panels you can look forward to attending at the 2022 North Texas State of Reform Health Policy Conference, coming up in less than 2 weeks in Dallas! In addition to these panel conversations, we'll feature keynotes from State Medicaid Director Stephanie...[ Read More ]

5 Things Michigan: MDHHS activity, Q&A w/ MLPP's Alex Rossman, U of M nurses protest working conditions

| Sep 8, 2022 | Michigan

This month's newsletter includes a rundown of recent notable activity at MDHHS, a conversation with Alex Rossman, External Affairs Director at the Michigan League for Public Policy, and information about the nurse strike at the University of Michigan. Thanks for reading! Eli Kirshbaum State of Reform   1. MDHHS works...[ Read More ]

5 Things California: Kids' mental health, '5 Slides' recap, CHCF care transition insight

| Sep 8, 2022 | California

We're getting closer by the day to our 2022 Los Angeles State of Reform Health Policy Conference on Sept. 22nd! In addition to information about the event's Detailed Agenda, this newsletter features analysis of Gov. Newsom's Master Plan for Kids' Mental Health, a summary of our recent "5 Slides" event on CalAIM...[ Read More ]

What They're Watching: Melanie Brim, Michigan Health Council

| Sep 6, 2022 | Michigan

In addition to her organization's work to expand clinical training capacity for health professionals in Michigan, Melanie Brim, President & CEO of the Michigan Health Council (MHC), says MHC's implementation of implicit bias training earlier this year is a key solution for improving health equity. MHC's implicit bias training program...[ Read More ]