WHG in the News

Media references to Wynne Health and citations of team member analysis.

An Update on the Snowball of Drug Pricing Initiatives in Washington Right Now, With Josh LaRosa

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In this health care podcast, Josh LaRosa from the Wynne Health Group is back to give us an update on the snowball of drug pricing initiatives zigzagging their way around Washington right now. For the…

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Gist Healthcare Daily Interview with Billy Wynne

Billy Wynne, the founder of the new Public Option Institute, explains how he is evaluating the implementation and impact of plans in Washington and Colorado. Listen to the podcast here.

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Q&A: Billy Wynne talks examining public option in Washington, Colorado

Billy Wynne, the founder of Wynne Health Group consulting firm, created the Public Option Institute to study the implementation of public insurance options in Washington and Colorado. Wynne established himself as a presence in the…

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A new institute will analyze health care public options

The new institute, which goes live this morning at publicoptioninstitute.org, is a project of Wynne Health Group, said Billy Wynne, who’s overseeing the institute and the eponymous group. The institute arrives as Democrats on the state…

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Arnold Foundation-Funded Public Option Institute Will Track State Progress

The non-profit foundation funded by billionaire couple John and Laura Arnold is stepping up its efforts to tackle high health costs in the commercial sector, recently funding health policy consultant Billy Wynne’s Public Option Institute…

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Public Option Institute keeping a close watch on Colorado

The Public Option Institute launched Tuesday, examining programs in the works in Colorado and Washington state. The tool is the work of Wynne Health, with a grant from Arnold Ventures, the problem-solving philanthropic foundation. The site delivers a…

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Newsom Touts California’s ‘Public Option.’ Wait — What Public Option?

This version is different from the presidential candidates’ proposals because an insurance company will be responsible for running the public-option plan — not the government. But, ultimately, Washington will give its residents a new health…

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States Could Be the Next Trailblazers for Policy Regulating Hospital Costs

Colorado lawmakers have until May 7 to pass the public-option plan, which would be run by private insurers. Democrats control the governorship and state Legislature. “If they can’t get it done, it likely goes poorly…

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Politico Influence Highlights the Hire of Lauren Testa

Wynne Health Group has hired Lauren Testa as associate vice president. She previously was an assistant vice president at the Farragut Square Group. Read the full article here.

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Wynne Health Group Contributes Over $50,000 to Health Care-Related Charities in 2019

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WASHINGTON, Dec. 12, 2019 — Wynne Health Group demonstrates its commitment to social responsibility by making charitable contributions to not-for-profit health care organizations selected by team members each holiday season. This year, food insecurity, women’s…

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Josh LaRosa Quoted in Bloomberg’s “Trump Hospital Price Policy May Face Obstacle in 2015 FTC Warning”

“Obviously judges might differ, but it’s not necessarily really that unreasonable to conclude HHS would have that authority,” said Josh LaRosa, a policy associate at Wynne Health Group, a health policy, public interest consulting firm…

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Seema Verma’s bold initiatives land her in No. 1 ‘Most Influential’ spot

“In terms of pursuing the Trump administration’s priorities, she has undoubtedly been influential and reasonably bold, and I give her credit for that,” said Billy Wynne, a Democratic health policy consultant. He praises her agency’s proposals for reducing drug prices while criticizing her Medicaid moves as endangering coverage

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