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Across the States Podcast with Brian Blase, Naomi Lopez, and Matt Mitchell

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Brian Blase, Ph.D., is the President of Paragon Health Institute. Brian was Special Assistant to the President for Economic Policy at the White House’s National Economic Council (NEC) from 2017-2019, where he coordinated the development and execution of numerous health policies and advised the President, NEC director, and senior officials. After leaving the White House, Brian founded Blase Policy Strategies and serves as its CEO.
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Naomi Lopez is the Director of Health Care Policy for the Goldwater Institute, where she leads the Institute’s efforts to implement federal and state health care reforms that benefit all Americans. She has 25 years of experience in policy and her work focuses on a broad range of health care issues, including the Right to Try, off-label communications, pharmaceutical drug pricing, supply-side healthcare reforms, the Affordable Care Act, Medicaid, and 21st-century health care innovation.

Don’t wait on Washington for health care reform

The debate over health care dominates the national political discourse, but state lawmakers possess significant power and ability to bring about positive reforms for their constituents. Join us as Matthew Fisher sits down with Brian Blase, founder of the Paragon Health Institute, Naomi Lopez, Director of Health Care Policy at the Goldwater Institute, and Matt Mitchell, Senior Research Fellow and Director of the Equal Liberty Initiative at Mercatus Center, to discuss their publication Don’t Wait for Washington: How States Can Reform Health Care Today courtesy of the Paragon Health Institute. Learn how your state can lead the charge for better health care for all Americans.

Listen to the podcast at Across the States.

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