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Q&A with Senator Karen Keiser on health policy in 2021

Sydney Kurle | Jan 5, 2021 | Washington

Senator Karen Keiser represents Washington’s 33rd Legislative District, which contains cities south of Seattle, including Des Moines, Seatac, Kent, and Burien. She presides over the Senate as President Pro Tempore and is chair of the Senate Labor and Commerce Committee. She is also a longtime member and former chair of...[ Read More ]

Q&A with Assemblymember Cecilia Aguiar-Curry on rural health care, COVID-19, and the 2021 session

Sydney Kurle | Dec 30, 2020 | California

Assemblymember Cecilia Aguiar-Curry represents California’s 4th Assembly District, which includes all or parts of Napa, Lake, Yolo, Sonoma, Colusa and Solano counties. Aguiar-Curry is on the Committee of Health.  She is also chair of the Local Government Committee. In this Q&A, Aguiar-Curry discusses rural health care, COVID-19, the 2021 session,...[ Read More ]

Q&A: Sen. Rhonda Fields says access and affordability are Colorado's biggest health care issues

| Dec 28, 2020 | Colorado

Sen. Rhonda Fields has served in Colorado’s Legislature for ten years, having been a representative for six years and a senator for four. After getting involved in politics because of gun violence, Fields became active in health policy and now sits as the Chair of the Senate Health and Human...[ Read More ]

Q&A: Sen. Favola discusses importance of health care policy

Shawna De La Rosa | Dec 21, 2020 | Virginia

Senator Barbara Favola represents Virginia’s 31st district, which includes parts of Arlington and Fairfax counties and a portion of Loudoun County. She was elected in 2011 and is a whip in the Virginia Senate Democratic Caucus and chairs the Virginia Senate’s Rehabilitation and Social Services Committee. She also chairs the...[ Read More ]

Q&A: Delegate Carr talks about legislative goals in upcoming session

Mansur Shaheen | Dec 21, 2020 | Maryland

Delegate Alfred C. Carr represents Maryland’s 18th district. He serves a member of the Maryland House Health & Government committee. Del. Carr shared with the State of Reform his committee’s goals for the upcoming 2021 legislative session, and how COVID-19 will change the way the General Assembly operates in the...[ Read More ]

Q&A: Rep. Marie H. Poulson on the past, present, and future of Utah health care

| Dec 15, 2020 | Utah

After 12 years in the Utah State Legislature, Rep. Marie H. Poulson is retiring at the end of the current legislative session. She was first elected in 2008 and has represented Legislative District 46, encompassing Cottonwood Heights, Holladay, Midvale, and Murray, for six terms.  Being a member of the state’s...[ Read More ]

Q&A: Patti Bazin, HMSA, on QUEST reprocurement

Emily Boerger | Nov 13, 2020 | Hawaii

Over the summer, the Department of Human Services (DHS) released a new request for information seeking information to prepare for the upcoming re-procurement of QUEST Integration (QI) health plans. The RFI came after DHS announced it was rescinding the Medicaid managed care contract awards previously announced in January due to...[ Read More ]

Q&A: Rep. Brad Daw, 60th House District

Haley Donwerth | Sep 15, 2020 | Utah

Rep. Brad Daw, sitting his last term serving the 60th House District of Utah, is looking back on some of his biggest accomplishments as part of the Health and Human Services Committee. In this Q&A, he speaks on his past legislation and what the immediate future of COVID-19 might look...[ Read More ]