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Q&A: New Utah Medicaid director discusses future outlook and priorities 

| Feb 14, 2022 | Utah

Jennifer Strohecker is Utah’s new Medicaid director. Before she was appointed by Governor Spencer Cox, Strohecker was the director of the Bureau of Healthcare Policy and Authorization and the Medicaid pharmacy director.  In this Q&A, Strohecker discusses her priorities in her new role, addressing the opioid crisis in the state,...[ Read More ]

5 Things Alaska: Youth mental health, Medicaid redetermination, HUD grants

| Nov 17, 2021 | Alaska

With the Thanksgiving holiday next 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 Alaska, or sponsoring our events,...[ Read More ]

5 Things Florida: Medicaid redetermination, COVID-19 treatment costs, Health care workforce

| Nov 3, 2021 | Florida

Another week of interim committee meetings kicked off on Monday in preparation for the 2022 legislative session. With session in mind, this edition of "5 Things" features some of the health policy conversations take place and legislation being filed ahead of January 11, 2022. As always, thanks for reading. If you...[ Read More ]

OHA says as many as 300,000 enrollees may come off the Oregon Health Plan once the public health emergency ends

| Oct 28, 2021 | Oregon

The Oregon Health Authority (OHA) estimates as many as 300,000 Medicaid enrollees may be taken off the Oregon Health Plan once the federal public health emergency (PHE) ends. Medicaid eligibility redeterminations have mostly been on hold during the pandemic, but the lengthy process could begin as soon as January 2022...[ Read More ]

5 Things Washington: Medicaid redetermination, COVID-19 treatment costs, Women & children's health report

| Oct 28, 2021 | Washington

We've been hard at work putting together the Topical Agenda for the 2022 Washington State of Reform Health Policy Conference coming up on January 6. We'll announce that agenda in the coming weeks, but if you already know that you want to join us, be sure to take advantage of the Early Bird...[ Read More ]

5 Things Virginia: Q&A w/ Dr. Danny TK Avula, Bending the Rx cost curve, Medicaid redetermination

| Oct 27, 2021

The general election is right around the corner. With that in mind, State of Reform reached out to several health policy leaders in Virginia for a conversation on how the results might impact health policy in the state. More on that below. This edition of "5 Things We're Watching" also...[ Read More ]