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Experts discuss initiatives to expand behavioral health care in Washington

| Sep 22, 2022 | Washington

Prominent public officials, including President Joe Biden and Gov. Jay Inslee, have identified behavioral health care as a priority service, and some experts discussed how they’re making progress on it in Washington at the 2022 Inland Northwest State of Reform Health Policy Conference.     Psychologist Dr. Noelle Turner, from...[ Read More ]

What They're Watching: Jess Molberg, Coordinated Care

| Sep 12, 2022 | Washington

Jess Molberg is the Senior Director of Behavioral Health at Coordinated Care. She is focused on serving specialty populations, including those in foster care, with behavioral health issues. During our 2022 Inland Northwest State of Reform Health Policy Conference, she said a current Coordinated Care project allows her to help...[ Read More ]

5 Things Hawaii: Q&A w/ Rep. Linda Ichiyama, Native Hawaiian health, Hospital price transparency

| Jun 9, 2022 | Hawaii

In this edition of "5 Things We're Watching" we feature an update on the state's efforts to develop data-driven solutions to address substance use, a conversation on women's health policy, and a look at hospital price transparency compliance. Thank you for your continued support! Emily Boerger State of Reform  ...[ Read More ]

Health department report details increased mental health struggles and decreased substance use among Utah adolescents

| May 25, 2022 | Utah

The Utah Department of Health (DOH), Department of Human Services (DHS), and State Board of Education partnered to release a report on the health status of Utah adolescents. The report found continued increases in mental health struggles in Utah children, but also found a decrease in substance use.     ...[ Read More ]

Q&A: Rep. Pamela Powers Hannley is prioritizing maternal health bills and affordable housing this session

| Mar 23, 2022 | Arizona

Rep. Pamela Powers Hannley (D - Tucson) has represented Arizona’s 9th Legislative District since 2016. She currently sits on the House Health & Human Services, Regulatory Affairs, and Ways & Means Committees. In this Q&A, Powers Hannley discusses her focus on maternal and child health legislation for this session, as...[ Read More ]

5 Things Utah: Q&A w/ Tracy Gruber, Vaccine mandate policy, Rep. Dailey-Provost talks legislation

| Nov 18, 2021 | Utah

As we approach Thanksgiving, I want to say thank you for reading our stuff. Our reporting and our conferences aren't possible without the engagement of stakeholders like you. So we're grateful to have your support. Wishing everyone a safe holiday next week! Thanks for reading.   Eli Kirshbaum State of Reform ...[ Read More ]