In case you missed it, on Monday we released the Topical Agenda for the 2022 State of Reform Federal Health Policy Conference. The event is coming up on February 17 and will be fully virtual, allowing attendees from across the country to participate! This conference will feature conversations on federal health policy, innovations in the state-federal relationship, and … Read more

New projections from the University of Washington’s Institute for Health Metrics Evaluation predict that Washington and Oregon are headed for the highest numbers of new COVID-19 infections so far in the pandemic, driven by the emerging omicron variant. While there are similarities in the projections for both states, like an initial dip in deaths before … Read more

With the Thanksgiving holiday this 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 Washington, or sponsoring our events, we appreciate you! Thanks again … Read more

Recent COVID projections may shed light on the likely progression of the pandemic as Oregon moves towards winter amid the delta wave.  Those hoping for a quick resolution to the pandemic should prepare for a protracted winter wave, with new infection levels likely remaining close to where they are now through December, before increasing in … Read more