2018 Texas State of Reform: What Texas Medicaid Reform Can Look Like in 2018

Dr. John Kitzhaber is one of America’s leading independent voices on health reform. He was an emergency room physician in a small, rural community where he was also elected to serve in the legislature. Later he became a four time elected governor of Oregon, and named the second most influential person in health care by Modern Healthcare Magazine.

Dr. Kitzhaber was our morning keynote speaker at the 2018 Texas State of Reform Health Policy Conference. Dr. Kitzhaber discusses the major reforms the implemented in Oregon Medicaid and points to specific opportunities for Texas to consider in updating its own system.