Upcoming Conference
Oregon, October 26, 2021

Democrats have opportunity to be bigger, bolder, in 2021

Mansur Shaheen | Apr 8, 2021 | Federal

Over 400 organizations coming to our Federal event next week!

Kaylor Erickson | Mar 31, 2021 | Federal

Next Wednesday & Thursday, April 7th and 8th, we are honored to convene the 2021 State of Reform Federal Health Policy Conference! With over 400 organizations already registered to be represented at this year's conference, there is bound to be a considerable amount of energy and engagement at this event,...[ Read More ]

Report finds Black patients more likely to be admitted into hospitals with worse safety conditions

Emily Boerger | Mar 29, 2021 | Federal

A report from the Urban Institute finds Black patients are significantly more likely than white patients to be admitted into hospitals with worse patient safety conditions. This discrepancy, reasons the report, may be a driver of overall disparities in outcomes. The report evaluated racial disparities in 11 different patient safety...[ Read More ]

HHS to invest over $6 billion in Community Health Centers to improve vaccine access

Emily Boerger | Mar 26, 2021 | Federal

The Biden administration announced on Thursday a $6 billion investment in Community Health Centers to expand access to COVID-19 vaccinations, treatment, and testing. The money, which comes from the recently-passed American Rescue Plan Act, will be used to specifically target vulnerable, under-served populations. According to data from the White House,...[ Read More ]

Committee holds hearing on 18 bills that look to build on the Affordable Care Act

| Mar 25, 2021 | Federal

The House Energy & Commerce Health Subcommittee on Tuesday discussed 18 bills which look to build on the Affordable Care Act (ACA) and undo health-related policies enacted during the Trump administration. The hearing took place on the 11th anniversary of President Obama’s signing of the ACA into law.    ...[ Read More ]

The next health care battles

| Mar 19, 2021 | Federal

With enactment of its $1.9 trillion COVID response bill, the Biden administration has advanced its health policy priorities, especially federal support for coverage expansion. The president and his aides may find securing passage of their next steps more challenging. The key coverage provisions of the new law are noteworthy and...[ Read More ]

Part 3: Thoughts on Universal Coverage, Health, Equity and Value

| Mar 15, 2021 | Federal

Hon. John Kitzhaber is the former governor of Oregon and continues to be one of the most important thinkers on state health reform in the country. Since leaving public service, he has traveled across the country, working with organizations, leaders, and reformers in health care.  This commentary is the third part...[ Read More ]

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