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5 Things Colorado: Rep. Mark Baisley, Impacts of Medicaid surge, COVID Legislative update

| Aug 13, 2020 | Colorado

This newsletter is a snapshot of five things we think are worth knowing something about for senior health care executives and health policy leaders. It's a quick brief of some of the moving parts of Colorado's health care sector and policy discussions, with lots of links for you to dig...[ Read More ]

5 Things Texas: State health care rankings, Glenda Stepchinski, HEALS & HEROES acts compared

| Aug 6, 2020 | Texas

ICYMI, yesterday we announced the launch of our 2020 North Texas State of Reform Virtual Health Policy Conference. We feature it below as well. Moving to a virtual space is new for everyone. But, I think you'll find we've put in a lot of work to build a platform that is...[ Read More ]

5 Things Colorado: Rep. Emily Sirota, Medicaid wave?, Convening Panel

| Jul 20, 2020 | Colorado

We are about to start getting our band back together...! Meaning, it'll soon be time to pull together our Convening Panel ahead of our 2020 Colorado State of Reform Virtual Health Policy Conference! The conference, held each year in October, will be a chance to reconnect with senior market executives...[ Read More ]

5 Things Arizona: Sen. Lupe Contreras, Navajo Nation, Session adjourns

| May 28, 2020 | Arizona

With Gov. Ducey's Stay at Home order now expired, some folks are out pretending as if most of the last few months didn't happen. On one key metric of transmission rates, AZ today has the 9th highest rate of infection among US states. This data is backward looking, and doesn't necessarily result in confirmed...[ Read More ]

5 Things Utah: Medicaid budget cuts, Greg Skordas, "5 Slides"

| May 21, 2020 | Utah

Next week, members of our Convening Panel will get together on a Zoom call. You may recall we postponed our April 2nd event, the 2020 Utah State of Reform Health Policy Conference, just as COVID was breaking. As things begin to re-open, my inclination is to not re-convene our event...[ Read More ]

5 Things Colorado: Public Option, Budget shortfall, Chris Howes

| May 14, 2020 | Colorado

This morning's "darkest winter" comment before Congress reflects what I've been seeing from confidential and private planning documents from state governments and corporations: there will be a second wave, and there will be a massive negative behavioral health impact in the fall as folks start to realize there is no...[ Read More ]