The board of directors of Florida’s High School Athletic Association (FHSAA) held an emergency meeting on Thursday after receiving backlash about a drafted pre-participation examination form, which proposed mandatory menstrual information for student athlete participation. Board members voted 14-2 to approve the motion to accept the new pre-participation examination form.  “From issues with this ruling … Read more

Ahead of the new Behavioral Health Administration’s go-live date in June 2022, Gov. Polis recently announced the appointment of Colorado’s first-ever behavioral health commissioner, Dr. Morgan Medlock, who will oversee the agency. Expect behavioral health to be a central focus in the 2022 legislative session, which begins today. Rep. Mary Bradfield recently spoke with State of Reform about her work on … Read more

The Oregon Health Authority (OHA) opened the public comment period for the state’s draft 1115 waiver renewal application on Tuesday, signaling the latest step forward in the state’s effort to reform the Oregon Health Plan (OHP). OHA is preparing to submit the new five-year Medicaid program waiver to the Centers for Medicare & Medicaid Services … Read more