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5 Things California: Public option, Glenn Raup, What you missed

| May 23, 2019 | California

With the May budget revise now out, the legislature is moving towards finalizing the fiscal plan for the state by June 15. We'll have more on that in our next issue of 5 Things. For this issue, we're tracking a few "whoa" moments out in California health care in the last few...[ Read More ]

5 Things Arizona: Legislators on session, Emily Jenkins, Future of AHCCCS

| May 14, 2019 | Arizona

We are excited to host our 2019 Arizona State of Reform Health Policy Conference coming up on May 23rd, just next week! And, because our agenda is full of topics that we're watching in Arizona health care, we are devoting this edition to some of the sessions and speakers you'll see with...[ Read More ]

What They're Watching: Emily Jenkins

Sara Gentzler | May 13, 2019 | Arizona

Emily Jenkins is the CEO of the Arizona Council of Human Service Providers. Jenkins joined State of Reform for this edition of "What They're Watching" to talk about lessons she would share with other states on integrating physical and behavioral health care. "We lost our behavioral health carve-out, so all...[ Read More ]

Status update on California’s Whole Person Care pilot programs

Emily Boerger | Apr 29, 2019 | California

With a year and a half remaining in California’s Whole Person Care (WPC) pilot program, the California Health Care Foundation (CHCF) announced the release of two studies providing a midway status update. WPC programs -- created as part of the state’s 1115 waiver -- aim to coordinate resources and care...[ Read More ]

Washington Speaker Chopp sponsors bill to launch plans for behavioral health campus

Sara Gentzler | Feb 7, 2019 | Washington

Washington House Speaker Frank Chopp testified for a bill on which he’s the lead sponsor Tuesday. The speaker has said that the bill, which would allow the University of Washington School of Medicine to start planning for a behavioral health-focused teaching hospital, is his first in 20 years. The committee...[ Read More ]