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5 Things We’re Watching is our regularly distributed market and policy intelligence newsletter. Each newsletter includes five items of relevance specific to your market. Enjoy links to original source documentation, thoughtful coverage from other outlets, and independent reporting from State of Reform.

5 Things Washington: Inslee's BH plan, Staici West, Detailed Agenda

| Dec 14, 2018 | Washington

We are four weeks out from our 2019 Washington State of Reform Health Policy Conference. So, some of the topics we're watching in health care in December are justifiably also teed up for our conference on January 10th. This will be the 9th State of Reform conference.  Last year at this...[ Read More ]

5 Things Texas:  Opioids, Topical Agenda, Sendero Health

| Dec 14, 2018 | Texas

I hope you're able to get away and enjoy the Christmas holiday now less than two weeks away - or the recent Hannukah celebration or any other festive or religious event that is on your calendar this time of year.  It's important that we make time to recharge our batteries...[ Read More ]

5 Things Oregon: Opioids, OHA RFA, YouScript

| Dec 14, 2018 | Oregon

Welcome back to Medicaid, Lori Coyner. And congratulations on making that recruitment come to fruition, Pat Allen!  With that, we'll get right to the items we're following in Oregon health care for the month of December, 2018. With help from Sara Gentzler, Marjie High and Emily Boerger     1. Opioid crisis...[ Read More ]

5 Things Hawaii: Tulsi Gabbard, Housing waiver approved, Topical Agenda

| Dec 10, 2018 | Hawaii

Good Monday morning!  We are five weeks out from our 2019 Hawaii State of Reform Health Policy Conference coming up on January 15th.  We'll release our full list of speakers next week, a list that continues to develop and evolve based on input from our Convening Panel - and you!  If you have suggestions...[ Read More ]

5 Things California: What You Missed, Asm. Wendy Carrillo, Anthem fire resources

| Dec 5, 2018 | California

It was great to see many of you at our Southern California event last week. If you missed us, we'll be back in Sacramento May 9th so mark it down and drop us a line if there is something you're interested in talking about. In the meantime, below we have some of our...[ Read More ]

5 Things Washington: Frank Chopp, Re-Wire Policy Conference, Merissa Clyde

| Nov 30, 2018 | Washington

We'll make some decisions in the next few days about which Pre-Conference Sessions to put together.  If you're interested in attending one, and voting through your registration on which "deep dive" we should host, please check out the page here.  We'll pick three and move forward, refunding or re-assigning your registration if your...[ Read More ]

5 Things Alaska: Adam Crum, health policy in 2019, election recap

| Nov 27, 2018 | Alaska

It is less than a week until the new administration takes office. So, this edition of 5 Things spends some time looking ahead to see where opportunity may lie for Alaska health policy in 2019.  As always, thanks for reading our stuff.   With help from Emily Boerger and Marjie...[ Read More ]

5 Things California: Dems Gain on Health Care, Lorena Gonzalez Fletcher, San Diego Featured Panels

| Nov 20, 2018 | California

We are looking forward to seeing you next Wednesday the 28th in San Diego for our 2018 Southern California State of Reform Conference.  We have some fantastic conversations lined up with some of the most forward-facing, relevant thought leaders around. There's still space left, so if you haven't yet, register here to get...[ Read More ]

5 Things Washington: The "This is Us" edition

| Nov 15, 2018 | Washington

We started this newsletter in April, 2011.  Since then, we've provided five content areas from Washington State health policy that we think are worth your time each month.  In 2014, with the support of funding from OneHealthPort, we extended our newsletter to twice a month. In March, 2015, we missed...[ Read More ]

5 Things Oregon: Tom Holt, Meghan McCarthy, "What you missed"

| Nov 14, 2018 | Oregon

We had a great event last month hosting our 7th annual Oregon State of Reform Health Policy Conference. In fact, we've already confirmed two of our three Event Sponsors for the 2019 event! Special thanks to HMA and to Aldrich for getting behind us so quickly. The support helps us...[ Read More ]