Podcast: A Conversation with John Kitzhaber, MD
Emily Boerger | Jan 9, 2018 | Oregon, Washington
Legislative Democrats joined this panel at the 2017 Oregon State of Reform Health Policy Conference to talk through their priorities, policies, and plans for the 2018 legislature, both for health care and policy in general. Hon. Laurie Monnes Anderson: Chair, Senate Committee on Health Care Hon. Mitch Greenlick: Chair, House
This session turned the tables on health policy discussions in recent years. Instead of answering questions, John Kitzhaber will be asking them of some of Oregon’s most important players in the health care and health policy worlds. Where is Oregon health care going? Why does policy making appear so difficult?
Few members of Oregon’s policy and political community are as well regarded as former Oregon Gov. Ted Kulongoski. He is the only person to have served in all three branches of Oregon’s government, having been elected to the Supreme Court and the Legislature, in addition to the Governor’s mansion. Governor
Knute Buehler is a declared candidate for the Republican nomination for governor in the 2018 general election. He represents Bend in the Oregon House of Representatives, and is trained as an orthopedic surgeon. He joined us as our Morning Keynote at our 2017 Oregon State of Reform Health Policy Conference
Health reform may have stalled in Washington DC, but that doesn’t mean the reform conversation is complete. Whether the US moves to an ACA 2.0 model, or a system that is wholly different from the ACA, reform after the ACA will continue. This group of thought leaders outlined the options,
Lori Wing-Heier is the Walker Administration’s point person for the stabilization and support of the commercial insurance market. As part of his health policy team, she also has a window into what the Administration is doing related to purchasing of health benefits, to Medicaid reform, and to changes to the