Upcoming Conference
Baltimore, Maryland, June 14, 2023

Uncertainty emerges in the 2021 health agenda

| May 4, 2021 | Federal

President Biden’s health policy agenda got off to a quick start but may slow in the coming months. His proposals to expand Affordable Care Act (ACA) premium subsidies and increase Medicaid support for eligibility expansion are popular positions in his party (although not among Republicans), and thus were included in...[ Read More ]

5 Things NC: Policy cutoff, Maternal mortality, Federal health reform

| Apr 22, 2021

We offer this newsletter each month as a market and policy intelligence tool where we highlight five things that we think are worth tracking for senior executives in health care and health policy. So, we bring a mix topics to you each month: policy insights, market info, personality profiles, state...[ Read More ]

5 Things Alaska: ARPA funding proposal, Q&A w/Verné Boerner, Budget conversations

| Apr 21, 2021 | Alaska

We are now covering health policy in 15 states and active coverage of federal policy coming out of Washington DC! So, if you'd like to register for our morning briefing, with a run down of all of our reporting across our entire site, you can get signed up here. We'd...[ Read More ]

A Conversation with US Senator Ron Wyden

Emily Boerger | Apr 12, 2021 | Oregon

US Senator Ron Wyden is the Chairman of the powerful Senate Finance Committee, which has jurisdiction over Medicare and other elements of the US health care system. If health reform is going to move through this Congress, it’s going to pass through -- and likely start -- in his committee....[ Read More ]

Democrats have opportunity to be bigger, bolder, in 2021

Mansur Shaheen | Apr 8, 2021 | Federal

With control of the Oval Office and both legislative houses, Democrats have an opportunity to make sweeping changes to American health care over the next two years. Representatives Earl Blumenauer, a Oregon representative from the Portland area, and Kim Schrier, from the outskirts of Seattle in Washington, discussed the upcoming...[ Read More ]

Survey finds majority of employers support drug and hospital pricing reform

Emily Boerger | Mar 31, 2021 | Federal

A survey from the National Alliance of Healthcare Purchaser Coalitions finds employers’ support for health reforms – including hospital price transparency, surprise billing regulation, and hospital rate regulation – has increased over the past year. The National Alliance surveyed 151 employers/purchasers in March 2021 for their opinions on health reform...[ Read More ]