Inslee commits $40 million to Worker Relief Fund for undocumented individuals impacted by COVID-19
Emily Boerger | Aug 10, 2020 | Washington
Building on a previous announcement regarding COVID re-opening, Gov. Jay Inslee joined Colorado Gov. Jared Polis, Nevada Gov. Steve Sisolak and Oregon Gov. Kate Brown to announce that their states will be working together on telehealth issues. Joint statement from the states: The coronavirus pandemic has heightened the demand
The Washington State Health Care Authority (HCA) announced on Friday the apparently successful bidders for the 2021 Integrated Managed Care – Expanded Access request for proposals. HCA currently has contracts with five managed care organizations (MCOs). The RFP opens the door for these currently-contracted MCOs to operate in additional regional
Empire Health Foundation’s (EHF) Board of Directors [last week] announced that Zeke Smith has been named its new president. Smith will assume his new role on October 1, 2020. A Portland, Oregon native, Smith has more than 25 years of senior management and leadership experience in strategic planning, community engagement
We have a great panel on anti-racism teed up for you next week, and what will be an insightful sessions for us on Monday August 10th in item 1 below. But, our 2020 Inland NW State of Reform Virtual Health Policy Conference will likely be among the stand out events we produce
State Senator Steve O’Ban sent a letter to the Health Care Authority (HCA) at the beginning of June, detailing the results of a recent provider survey ranking the performance of managed care organizations (MCOs) in Pierce County. The survey and letter, which was sent on behalf of the Integration Oversight
Brian Warren is the Director of Government Affairs at the Biotechnology Innovation Organization (BIO), the world's largest trade association representing biotechnology companies, academic institutions, state biotechnology centers, and other related organizations. He joins us in this edition “What They’re Watching” to discuss preparing the health care system for innovation.