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Cybercriminals target U.S. health care systems

Shawna De La Rosa | Oct 29, 2020 | Federal, Oregon

I got COVID. Here's what I learned.

DJ Wilson | Oct 27, 2020 | Federal

Private-equity air ambulance firms’ price increases outpace rest of market

Shawna De La Rosa | Oct 14, 2020 | Federal

As the cost of air ambulances soars, new research shows private equity-owned carriers charge significantly more than carriers that are not a part of a private-equity company. An analysis by the Brookings Institute shows helicopter air ambulance private-equity carriers charge 7.2 times what Medicare would have paid. Other carriers that...[ Read More ]

Leadership Series: A Conversation with Pfizer's David Hering on COVID-19 vaccine development

Emily Boerger | Oct 13, 2020 | Federal

This week State of Reform had the opportunity to speak with David Hering, Pfizer’s North American Regional President for Vaccines, as part of our virtual “Leadership Series.” During the one-on-one conversation, Hering spoke with host DJ Wilson about Pfizer's work in developing a COVID-19 vaccine.      Hering says it’s...[ Read More ]

CBO presents options for covering the uninsured

| Oct 5, 2020 | Federal

In two recent reports, the Congressional Budget Office (CBO) took up the complex topic of the uninsured in the United States. The first report breaks down the population into meaningful subcategories; the second outlines what it will take to reduce their ranks. CBO is one of the premier analytic agencies...[ Read More ]

Governors release joint statement on threats to American democracy

| Sep 30, 2020 | Federal

A coalition of 11 governors, including Govs. Jay Inslee (WA), Kate Brown (OR), Gavin Newsom (CA), Phil Murphy (NJ), Gretchen Whitmer (MI), Tony Evers (WI), Tim Walz (MN), Ralph Northam (VA), John Carney (DE), Steve Sisolak (NV) and Michelle Lujan Grisham (NM), released a joint statement today on recent threats to the...[ Read More ]

Keynote: The COVID Pandemic – An International Perspective

Emily Boerger | Sep 29, 2020 | Federal

Our Morning Keynote on day two of the 2020 Inland Northwest State of Reform Virtual Health Policy Conference brought together thought leaders from Britain, Italy, and Kenya to discuss the global COVID-19 pandemic from an international perspective. Joining the conversation was Mohamed Abdirizak, founder of FDG-Synergy, Ross Ciesla, Chief Investment...[ Read More ]

Afternoon keynote: Sen. Romney discusses the future of federal health policy

Emily Boerger | Sep 16, 2020 | Federal

We were honored to host US Senator Mitt Romney as part of our afternoon keynote at the 2020 Utah State of Reform Virtual Health Policy Conference on Tuesday. During a one-on-one conversation with host DJ Wilson, Romney discussed what it’s like to be a member of Congress in 2020, his...[ Read More ]

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