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Michigan’s transparency of healthcare data

James Sklar | Dec 8, 2022 | Michigan

Leveraging the transparency of healthcare prices and costs can help consumers make better informed decisions about their healthcare, and policy makers can make this happen by creating an All-Payer Claims Database (APCD). APCDs are state run databases where consumers can compare healthcare related rates. Additionally, APCDs can help stakeholders, policy...[ Read More ]

Better data collection and sharing continues to be central need for addressing SDOH, according to Oregon experts

| Nov 14, 2022 | Oregon

According to RJ Briscione, Principal at the Focus Group, addressing the social determinants of health (SDOH) requires several critical elements: having reliable and current data on folks’ social needs; being on the ground and talking to people face-to-face; and the ability to adjust and make changes. Briscione guided a panel...[ Read More ]

5 Things Maryland: Department of Health RFPs, Q&A w/ Joe DeMattos, Hospital price transparency

| Sep 22, 2022 | Maryland

In this month's newsletter we feature two new RFPs out of the Maryland Department of Health, a video interview with HFAM CEO & President Joe DeMattos, and a conversation on efforts to improve the implementation of Certified Community Behavioral Health Centers in the state. Thank you for reading! Emily Boerger...[ Read More ]

5 Things Hawaii: Health-related vetoes, Inflation, Medicaid dental benefits

| Jul 7, 2022 | Hawaii

In this edition of "5 Things We're Watching," we take a look at health items on Gov. Ige's intent to veto list, feature coverage on NHPI health disparities, and examine the impact of inflation on health care. Thank you for your continued support! Emily Boerger State of Reform   1. Health...[ Read More ]

5 Things Maryland: Keynote videos, Q&A w/Del. Kenneth Kerr, Health financing

| May 26, 2022 | Maryland

Thank you so much to everyone who attended the 2022 Maryland State of Reform Health Policy Conference earlier this month! It was a day filled with great energy, insightful presentations, and engaging conversations. If you weren't able to join us, we've put together a "What You Missed" video that will give you...[ Read More ]

5 Things Hawaii: Workforce pipeline, Affordable housing funds, UH Health Policy Initiative

| May 4, 2022 | Hawaii

Tomorrow is the last scheduled day of the 2022 Legislative Session. With that in mind, I wanted to extend a big thank you to Nicole Pasia who leads our Hawaii health care reporting at State of Reform. She's been steeped in policy and budget conversations for the past few months...[ Read More ]