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2018 Annual Report from State of Reform

DJ Wilson | Jan 8, 2019 | Federal

What’s unique about Arizona’s new U.S. senators

Sara Gentzler | Dec 26, 2018 | Arizona

Alaska’s post-earthquake blanket waivers

Sara Gentzler | Dec 17, 2018 | Alaska

Health care top issue for women, not men, according to national survey

Emily Boerger | Nov 29, 2018 | Federal

Heading into the 2018 midterms, health care was one of the most important and defining issues for voters. A Kaiser Family Foundation poll from October found that 71 percent of voters described health care as “very important” in determining who they would vote for, and 30 percent said it was...[ Read More ]

A subtle change to how you get content at State of Reform

DJ Wilson | Nov 14, 2018 | Federal

Last week, we made a very subtle but hugely important change to our site at StateofReform.com.  You may have missed it, so I wanted to call it out to you. First, to preface, as we enter 2019, State of Reform will now be covering state health policy in 9 states,...[ Read More ]

Acting AG Whitaker discusses repealing ACA in 2014 interview

Emily Boerger | Nov 9, 2018 | Federal

In 2014, Caffeinated Thoughts (a Christian and conservative blog) interviewed newly appointed Acting US Attorney General Matt Whitaker. At the time of the interview, Whitaker was a U.S. Senate candidate in Iowa. In this Q&A, Whitaker shares his thoughts on climate change, mass shootings, immigration, and education. He also shares...[ Read More ]

Three takeaways for health care from the federal elections

Marjie High | Nov 7, 2018 | Federal

Whether you believe it was a "blue wave" or not, the makeup of federal government changed last night in some key ways. The Democrats took back the house. The Republicans solidified their hold on the Senate. What does this mean for health care? Here are some key takeaways as we...[ Read More ]

Trump administration issues final rules protecting conscience rights in health insurance

| Nov 7, 2018 | Federal

This press release was provided by the U.S. Department of Health & Human Services.  Today, the Departments of Health and Human Services, Treasury, and Labor released two final rules to provide conscience protections for Americans who have a religious or moral objection to health insurance that covers contraception methods. Under...[ Read More ]

Rick Rubin on the value of State of Reform

| Oct 17, 2018 | Federal

Rick Rubin is the CEO of OneHealthPort, a health information intermediary for the Pacific Northwest.  Recently, he shared his thoughts with us about the value of State of Reform to him and the community he serves.  We wanted to share Rick's thought with you about how State of Reform provides...[ Read More ]