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California Assemblymember Rob Bonta on Racism as a Public Health Issue

| Apr 2, 2021 | California

With the recent announcement of the appointment of Assemblymember Rob Bonta as California’s new Attorney General, State of Reform wanted to highlight a conversation held at our 2020 Southern California State of Reform Health Policy Conference. In this conversation on Racism as a Public Health Issue, Bonta highlighted how structural...[ Read More ]

Assemblymember Buffy Wicks on the California Housing Crisis and Health Equity

| Mar 31, 2021 | California

Assemblymember Buffy Wicks is focused on the fight for affordable housing and equity this session. From sponsoring a bill that will require local governments to establish rental registries that will collect data on rent increases and eviction history to help policymakers determine how to tackle the housing crisis, to a...[ Read More ]

5 Things Texas: Future of TX Medicaid, 2021-23 budget, Chris Murray

| Jan 14, 2021 | Texas

We are gearing up for our 2021 Texas State of Reform Health Policy Conference coming up on Feb. 4th. Because our agenda is full of the most important conversations taking place in Texas health care, it should be no surprise that some of those conversations are things we're featuring in...[ Read More ]

Health bills teed up for California’s 2021 legislative session

Emily Boerger | Dec 14, 2020 | California

Looking ahead to California’s 2021 legislative session, lawmakers across the state have already introduced over 200 bills covering a broad range of issues. As the list continues to grow, here are several health-related bills we'll be watching come January.     Effective January 1, 2022, AB 4 would extend full-scope...[ Read More ]

5 Things California: Biden transition players, Detailed Agenda, Behavioral health lessons

| Nov 18, 2020 | California

When we build our conferences, we crowd source topics and speakers through the engagement of our Convening Panel. So, the agenda becomes full of these sessions that reflect the conversations taking place in California health care right now. This newsletter tries to do that, too: to think through and reflect to...[ Read More ]

5 Things Oregon: Wave in Medicaid, Public health reboot, Racism in health care

Emily Boerger | Oct 14, 2020 | Oregon

I'm jumping in for DJ in this edition ahead of our hosting the 2020 Oregon State of Reform Virtual Health Policy Conference next week! While this is our first virtual conference we’ve held in Oregon, it’s actually our 9th year hosting State of Reform in the state. Thanks to your support, State...[ Read More ]