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Registration for “5 Slides: How Medicaid MCOs are dealing with COVID” is now open!

Emily Boerger | May 12, 2020 | Federal

State of Reform is proud to announce 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 ]

Introducing: "5 Slides We’re Discussing”

Emily Boerger | May 12, 2020 | Federal

State of Reform brings together senior health care executives and policy leaders to break down the silos of health care and bridge the gap between health care and health policy. Our organization serves as a platform to draw connections, inform conversations, and move the ball forward. This is done primarily...[ Read More ]

New report measures states with the biggest increases in unemployment due to COVID-19

Michael Goldberg | May 8, 2020 | Federal

While COVID-19 is undiscriminating in the way it spreads between legal jurisdictions, the economic impact of the virus has been experienced differently across state borders.  A report published by WalletHub this week looks at which states’ workforces have suffered most due to the pandemic. WalletHub researchers compared 50 states and...[ Read More ]

A Marshall Plan for primary care, public health

, | May 8, 2020 | Federal, Texas

Following the devastation of World War II, the United States enacted the Marshall Plan to rebuild a heavily damaged Europe. Our war against this novel coronavirus is far from over, but it is already wreaking havoc on the nation’s primary care workforce. Our frontline health care providers are putting themselves...[ Read More ]

Congress steps up on testing and tracing

| Apr 29, 2020 | Federal

Even though the Trump administration is eager to ease up on the coronavirus lockdown, it isn’t providing the leadership that would allow a safe reopening to occur. Fortunately, Congress has begun to fill the void. The latest round of COVID-19 emergency legislation includes $25 billion for expanded testing and contact...[ Read More ]

Crittenden: Politics will stand in the way of meaningful reform

| Apr 29, 2020 | Federal

  DJ Wilson's proposal, which he lays out in "The Special Session: Re-imagining hospital and community health funding," is both interesting and good place to begin our discussion about the future of health care among the states.  Given the COVID-19 experience we are in, the future health care system will...[ Read More ]

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