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Changes to Medi-Cal in Newsom’s May revise

Emily Boerger | May 15, 2020 | California

WPC Report: “Making COVID-19 health care reforms permanent in Washington state”

Emily Boerger | May 14, 2020 | Washington

To prepare for a potential surge in cases, the COVID-19 pandemic quickly ushered in changes to Washington State’s health care delivery system. A new policy note from the Washington Policy Center (WPC) looks to make the case that many of the temporary health care reforms adopted during the public health...[ Read More ]

Q&A: Sen. Pat Bates on the legislative response to COVID-19

Emily Boerger | May 14, 2020 | California

State Senator Pat Bates represents California’s 36th Senate District in Orange and San Diego Counties. Sen. Bates serves as Vice Chair of the Senate Appropriations Committee, Vice Chair of the Senate Transportation Committee, and is a member of the Rules Committee, among several committee appointments. She was also recently appointed...[ Read More ]

Registration for “5 Slides: How philanthropy is addressing COVID-19" is now open!

Michael Goldberg | May 14, 2020 | Federal

State of Reform was proud to announce recently the launch of our new video series titled “5 Slides We’re Discussing,” where attendees will have the opportunity to hear from policymakers, health care executives, and the people driving decisions in health care today. The 5 Slides conversation will gather a panel of...[ Read More ]

Lawmakers approve federal COVID-19 funds for Alaskans, small businesses

Emily Boerger | May 13, 2020 | Alaska

Alaska’s Legislative Budget and Audit Committee (LB&A) on Monday evening approved Gov. Dunleavy's federal funding plan for Alaskans and Alaskan small businesses impacted by COVID-19. The economic aid plan will distribute over $1 billion in relief granted to the state through the  Coronavirus Aid, Relief, and Economic Security Act (CARES...[ Read More ]

OHA releases latest COVID-19 Weekly Report, providing information on ethnicity and gender

Emily Boerger | May 13, 2020 | Oregon

The Oregon Health Authority released its latest COVID-19 Weekly Report on Tuesday evening, highlighting the most recent COVID-19 statistics across the state. The updated data builds off OHA’s report from May 5th which was the first to include ZIP code-level data detailing the neighborhoods that have experienced the highest numbers...[ Read More ]

Op-ed: Supporting people’s health through a long-term state Recovery Rebate

| May 12, 2020 | Washington

Cash stimulus is a powerful health policy solution to economic hardship, and is all the more critical as hundreds of thousands of Washingtonians lose their livelihoods because of COVID-19. Cash provides essential support to people who are struggling to meet their basic needs and supports the well-being of individuals and...[ Read More ]

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