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Washington state to exit Title X family planning program

Emily Boerger | Aug 23, 2019 | Washington

Providence Plan Partners and CareOregon Sign Letter of Intent to Affiliate and Serve Medicaid and Medicare Beneficiaries

| Aug 20, 2019 | Oregon, Washington

Providence Plan Partners (PPP) and CareOregon, two non-profit organizations, announced that they intend to enter into a formal partnership to strategically align operations and services to better serve the health and wellness of Oregon’s poor and vulnerable populations.     The partnership will combine the collective strengths of both organizations...[ Read More ]

5 Things Washington: Cathy McMorris Rodgers, SEBB update, Morris Pettit

| Aug 15, 2019 | Washington

Early registration for our upcoming 2019 Inland NW State of Reform Health Policy Conference is strong, already exceeding each of our previous six conferences.  Since the agenda is full of the most pressing topics in Washington State health care, and since we try to cover those in this newsletter, you'll see some...[ Read More ]

Q&A: Jason McGill on his new position at the HCA

| Aug 15, 2019 | Washington

Jason McGill is a long-time figure in Washington health policy, having served as a senior policy advisor on health care at the governor's office since 2011 for both Gov. Jay Inslee and Gov. Christine Gregoire. McGill recently transitioned to a new position as Assistant Director of Medicaid Program Operations and...[ Read More ]

Rep. Cathy McMorris Rodgers tours local health organizations in Spokane

Emily Boerger | Aug 14, 2019 | Washington

On Tuesday, U.S. Representative Cathy McMorris Rodgers toured two Spokane community resources aimed at addressing major health challenges facing the region: homelessness and the opioid epidemic.       In the morning, U.S. HUD Secretary Ben Carson joined McMorris Rodgers on a tour of Spokane’s EnVision Center. The center, located just...[ Read More ]

Upcoming Changes at Empire Health Foundation

| Aug 13, 2019 | Washington

Antony Chiang, President of Empire Health Foundation, recently announced upcoming changes at Empire Health Foundation.    Dear Community Partner, I am writing to inform you of an important change that will take place at Empire Health Foundation (EHF) this fall. After 10 years as founding President, I will be leaving...[ Read More ]

2019 Inland Northwest State of Reform Detailed Agenda Is Now Available!

Laura Lundberg | Aug 12, 2019 | Washington

The full Detailed Agenda for our 2019 Inland Northwest State of Reform Health Policy Conference in Spokane on September 10th is now available, and we’re happy to share this list of over 65 speakers with you, including: Leanne Berge: CEO, Community Health Plan of Washington Lonnie Johns Brown: Legislative Director, Office...[ Read More ]

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