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5 Things Alaska: HIE RFP, Q&A w/ John Weaver, Health disparities

| Jul 20, 2022 | Alaska

A big thank you to our Convening Panel members who recently came together to discuss the issues, speakers, and topics that will form the agenda for the 2022 Alaska State of Reform Health Policy Conference. We're getting close to finalizing our Topical Agenda, which we will release in just a few weeks! In this...[ Read More ]

Alaska DOH issues RFP for statewide health information exchange services

| Jul 13, 2022 | Alaska

The Alaska Department of Health (DOH) has issued a request for proposals (RFP) for statewide health information exchange (HIE) services.     The state is seeking a contractor to provide HIE services that offer secure, modern solutions and achieve optimal administrative outcomes through technical support. The system will support Alaska’s...[ Read More ]

5 Things California: Insulin and abortion in legislature, HIEs and population health, Community Supports

| Jun 23, 2022 | California

The legislature finalized their version of the FY22-23 budget last week. In the remaining days of June, legislative leaders will meet with Gov. Newsom's office to hash out remaining disagreements. The governor is required to sign a finalized version before the end of the month, but state leaders are likely...[ Read More ]

Op-Ed: California needs clinical data to see the most vulnerable

| Jun 10, 2022 | California

Accessing health care in California can be a hurdle in itself. For our low-income, unhoused and vulnerable citizens, many of whom make up the 14 million Californians enrolled in Medi-Cal, finding and returning regularly to a usual source of care can be challenging. In my region of Riverside and San...[ Read More ]

5 Things California: May Revise, Abortion protections, Statewide HIE preparedness

| May 19, 2022 | California

We've got some important updates in this week's newsletter, including several on-the-move bills and an overview of health funding in Gov. Newsom's May Revise budget proposal. We also have coverage of the steps California is taking to protect abortion rights in the wake of a likely Roe v. Wade overturn, and...[ Read More ]

5 Things Maryland: Health in the budget, Detailed Agenda, Workforce legislation

| Mar 29, 2022 | Maryland

With just over a month until we host the 2022 Maryland State of Reform Health Policy Conference, our team is hard at work bringing together the speakers, topics, and conversations that we’re sure stakeholders from all siloes will find valuable. We're excited to announce that Chuck Milligan, chief operating officer at...[ Read More ]