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What They're Watching: Victoria Evans, Molina Healthcare

Emily Boerger | Oct 21, 2019 | Washington

What They're Watching: Doug Bowes, UnitedHealthcare

Emily Boerger | Aug 26, 2019 | Washington

What They're Watching: James Polo, MD, Regence Blue Shield

Emily Boerger | Jun 10, 2019 | Washington

James Polo, MD is the Behavioral Health Medical Director at Regence Blue Shield - Washington. He joins us in this edition of “What They’re Watching” to discuss behavioral health integration. “Regence, like many health plans, really believes in a comprehensive approach to the care of patients -- we believe in...[ Read More ]

Report takes a 'deeper dive' into new health disparity incentive metric

| May 31, 2019 | Oregon

Oregon Health Plan (OHP) members with mental illness use the emergency department for physical health reasons at a rate two-and-a-half times greater than members without mental illness. This rate has remained steady over time, indicating room for improvement in coordination of care for members with mental illness. A new report from OHA...[ Read More ]

What They're Watching: Matthew Sinnott, Willamette Dental Group

Emily Boerger | Apr 9, 2019 | Oregon

Matthew Sinnott is the Senior Director of Government Affairs & Contract Management at Willamette Dental Group. He joins us in this edition of "What They're Watching" to discuss dental's role in CCO 2.0. “It’s a little bit of a guessing game right now. I think there's sort of the implicit...[ Read More ]

5 Things Washington: Bob Ferguson, social determinants, the patient perspective

| Dec 27, 2018 | Washington

We are now two weeks out from our 2019 Washington State of Reform Health Policy Conference at the Westin in Downtown Seattle.  We already have over 600 registrants set to be with us, along with about 110 speakers.  Our 'deep dive' Pre-Conference Sessions still have a couple of spots left if you'd like to...[ Read More ]

What They're Watching: Tom Sebastian, Compass Health

Emily Boerger | Aug 15, 2018 | Washington

Tom Sebastian is the President and CEO of Compass Health, a non-profit organization dedicated to advancing behavioral health in the Northwest. He joins us in this edition of "What They're Watching" to discuss treating the whole person. So I think the biggest trend we’re tracking is the movement to truly integrate...[ Read More ]

What They're Watching: John Petrila, Meadows Mental Health Policy Institute

Emily Boerger | Aug 14, 2018 | Texas

John Petrila is Vice President of Adult Policy at Meadows Mental Health Policy Institute. He joins us in this edition of "What They're Watching" to talk about treating mental health as a population health issue. "One thing we’re looking at, and in Dallas we’ve got a project where I think...[ Read More ]