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FAIR Health data show progress on expensive ER usage

Marjie High | Jan 21, 2019 | Washington

2019 Washington State of Reform Morning Keynote: Colm O'Comartun

Emily Boerger | Jan 21, 2019 | Washington

Colm O'Comartun is the former head of the Democratic Governors Association and is co-founder of 50-State, one of Washington DC's leading consultancies on state health policy. In this conversation, Colm reviews the impacts of the 2018 midterm elections at both the national and state level and draws upon his experience...[ Read More ]

2019 Washington State of Reform: What You Missed

Emily Boerger | Jan 21, 2019 | Washington

Earlier this month we hosted our 2019 Washington State of Reform Health Policy Conference with about 800 attendees from across the silos of health care to cover some of the most complex issues in health care policy and reform. Check out what you missed, and hopefully we’ll see you next year!

Long-term care benefit bill receives all supportive testimony in hearing

Sara Gentzler | Jan 21, 2019 | Washington

The House Health & Wellness Committee today heard a line-up of supportive public testimony on House Bill 1087, also known as the Long-Term Care Trust Act. The bipartisan bill would establish a public long-term care benefit that Washington workers would pay into, and eventually be able to benefit from should they have difficulty...[ Read More ]

Regence BlueShield Names Stacy Crim as Sales Director for Middle Market

| Jan 17, 2019 | Washington

Regence BlueShield of Washington is pleased to welcome Stacy Crim as Director of Sales & Account Management, 51-99 Segment. In her new role, Crim will drive new business opportunities and retention in the middle market segment, employers with 51-99 employees. Crim comes to Regence from Kaiser Permanente, where she served...[ Read More ]

5 Things Washington: Public option, Six predictions, Mohit Ghose

| Jan 11, 2019 | Washington

We kickoff our 2019 Washington State of Reform Health Policy Conference this afternoon with our Pre-Conference Sessions.  Two of the three sessions are sold out with 96 total attendees.  It looks like we'll have over 150 at our Networking Reception later today at 4:30.  Tomorrow, for the main event, we have 796...[ Read More ]

Six policy and political predictions for Washington State health care in 2019

DJ Wilson | Jan 8, 2019 | Washington

Now that we are firmly planted in 2019, and the new year lays out before us like a blank canvas, I thought I'd offer my token predictions for the year in Washington State health policy. These may have no bearing in reality come 12 months from now.  That's the joy...[ Read More ]