Arizona legislators have prefiled another batch of health bills ahead of the 2022 session, concerning topics such as vaccination mandates and Arizona Health Care Cost Containment System (AHCCCS) covered services. Here are some more bills we’ll be watching ahead of the legislature’s reconvening on Jan. 10. House Bill (HB) 2029 HB 2029 was introduced on … Read more

Texas Hospital Association (THA) expressed their opposition to Gov. Greg Abbott’s executive order prohibiting vaccine mandates by any entity in a statement released earlier this month. The statement came just two days after Gov. Abbott released his executive order.      The statement from Ted Shaw, THA president and CEO, reads: “The time is now … Read more

Several leading health organizations in King County released a joint statement on Sep. 24 in support of King County’s recently-announced policy requiring COVID-19 vaccination proof or a negative test for many outdoor and indoor recreational events and establishments. Signatories of the statement include executives from organizations such as Kaiser Permanente, Fred Hutchinson Cancer Research Center, … Read more