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5 Things Virginia: Public comments on reinsurance waiver, Paid family & medical leave bill, Cost efficiency

| Nov 17, 2021

With the Thanksgiving holiday next week, I wanted to take a moment to say thank you on behalf of the entire State of Reform team for your continued support. Whether it's through attending our conferences, reading our coverage of health care and health policy in Virginia, or sponsoring our events,...[ Read More ]

A closer look at the House plan to close the coverage gap

| Nov 12, 2021 | Federal

The current House version of the Build Back Better (BBB) legislation, as posted by the Rules Committee, includes provisions that would close the health insurance coverage gap in states that have declined to expand Medicaid pursuant to the Affordable Care Act (ACA). The individuals who now are ineligible both for...[ Read More ]

The health-related provisions of the revised BBB plan

| Nov 1, 2021 | Federal

After weeks of intense negotiations over his administration’s sweeping domestic agenda, President Biden released a revised Build Back Better (BBB) plan which substantially scales back many key provisions, including those related to health care. Even so, the absolute size of the initiative -- $1.85 trillion in new federal spending over...[ Read More ]

5 Things Florida: Agency budget requests, Health policy in 2022, Q&A w/ Rep. Nicholas X. Duran

| Oct 7, 2021 | Florida

After more than a decade writing and editing this newsletter, 5 Things We're Watching, in a range of states like Florida, I'm passing the baton to our managing editor, Emily Boerger. She's one of the best and brightest among a super smart team here at State of Reform. I'll have...[ Read More ]