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Q&A: Rocky Mountain Health Plans CEO Patrick Gordon on reinsurance, health equity, and more

| Jun 3, 2021 | Colorado

Patrick Gordon is the president and CEO of Rocky Mountain Health Plans (RMHP), a Colorado subsidiary of UnitedHealth Group. RMHP has operated in Colorado for nearly 50 years and consists of 255,110 enrollees and 21,506 providers. In this Q&A with State of Reform, Gordon shared RMHP’s perspective on issues including the...[ Read More ]

5 Things Washington: 5 Slides, Federal reinsurance program, Patty Hayes

| May 13, 2020 | Washington

One of the ways we are responding to this COVID crisis is to create interactive virtual conversations that tee up some of the most important issues and challenges in health care today. Next week, we host our first multi-state panel discussion called "5 Slides We're Discussing." You can read about...[ Read More ]

Kreidler, Cody, and Cleveland call on Congress to revive federal reinsurance program

Emily Boerger | May 5, 2020 | Washington

Washington State Insurance Commissioner Mike Kreidler sent a letter to the state’s federal delegation last month calling on Congress to reinstate the federal reinsurance program. In the letter, Kreidler says that while he has recommended reinstating the program since 2017, the impact of the COVID-19 pandemic has made supporting the...[ Read More ]

An Actual Bipartisan Plan

| Mar 2, 2020 | Federal

Political polarization has largely paralyzed Washington, which is why the Bipartisan Policy Center’s new health reform plan is both notable and important. The lead authors of the plan are former Senate Majority Leaders Tom Daschle and Bill Frist and former Administrators of the Centers for Medicare and Medicaid Services (CMS)...[ Read More ]

5 Things Colorado: Q&A with Dr. Rep. Caraveo, Reinsurance bill, Behavioral health task force

DJ Wilson | Apr 11, 2019 | Colorado

We are nearing the home stretch for a legislative session set to end on May 3rd. Health care has had a significant role this session, some of which we have highlighted for you below in our monthly newsletter. These 5 Things may not be the five most important things for...[ Read More ]

Q&A: Dr. Rep. Yadira Caraveo, Vice Chair of Colorado's House Health & Insurance Committee

Sara Gentzler | Apr 10, 2019 | Colorado

Dr. Rep. Yadira Caraveo is a first-year legislator representing Colorado House District 31. Caraveo serves as Vice Chair of the House Health & Insurance Committee and sits on the Public Health Care & Human Services Committee. Outside of the Legislature, Caraveo works as a pediatrician.  In this Q&A, Caraveo talks...[ Read More ]