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The judgment settles the Portland insurer's four year battle against the federal government over risk corridor payments under the Affordable Care Act.
Jul 8 2020
For businesses and residents hoping Portland area counties will move into Phase 2 of coronavirus reopening this week, county leaders have a message: It’s not happening.
Jul 8 2020
Given the prevailing business-centric model of American drug pricing, a COVID-19 vaccine could be budget breaking, perhaps making it unavailable to many.
Jul 8 2020
The office has verified 132,465 valid signatures out of the 160,963 submitted -- well more than the 112,020 needed to qualify for statewide ballot.
Jul 8 2020
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Patient spending on dental care could be up to 40% lower this year compared to pre-COVID-19 estimates.
Jul 6 2020
For the 179,000 Oregonians who buy individual plans, rates would rise by a weighted average of 1.8 %, although the exact amount would depend on the insurer and type of plan.
Jul 6 2020
An end-of-life program helped an Oregon woman find some comfort when her mother died of COVID-19 in California.
Jul 7 2020
Advocates say a new rule will make it harder for patients with conditions such as cancer and multiple sclerosis who rely on very expensive drugs to afford them.
Jul 6 2020
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“Moving to a mandate instead of an advisory is stepping things up although at least so far, it just seems to be a change in language rather than a change in de facto enforcement," a health care advocate says.
Jul 1 2020
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Therapists are riding a regulatory roller coaster at a time when Americans are struggling with trauma over the pandemic’s rising illnesses, deaths and financial stress. Some critics warn that the United States is on the verge of a mental health crisis.
Jul 1 2020
"Anytime you find a prevalence of a virus like this at 3.4% of the population, that’s really concerning,” said Dr. Ben Dalziel, assistant professor in the College of Science at OSU and co-director of the project.
Jul 1 2020
Trauma, economic inequality, inadequate translation and religious and cultural practices have contributed to the disproportionate spread of the virus among Somali, Congolese and Bhutanese refugees and Pacific Island populations.
Jul 1 2020
The U.S. public health system has been starved for decades and lacks the resources to confront the worst health crisis in a century.
Jul 1 2020
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Gov. Kate Brown -- and lawmakers -- hope that federal authorities will give Oregon money to help plug the budget hole before another special session later this summer.
Jun 29 2020
Gov. Kate Brown's expanded mask order came after pressure from local health officials and advocates.
Jun 29 2020
Supporters say they have enough signatures for an initiative which would allow the use of magic mushrooms in a controlled setting as a mental health therapy. 
Jun 29 2020
A forecast says the state could see 910 new daily infections by mid-July, with only a fraction identified, and 82 hospital admissions a day. 
Jun 29 2020
“There are unscrupulous providers out there, and they have much greater reach with telehealth,” said Mike Cohen, an operations officer with the Health and Human Services Inspector General’s Office.
Jun 29 2020
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Expecting revenues to remain sub-par for many months, Oregon Health & Science University is preparing a mix of cost-curbing measures to prevent its budget for the fiscal year starting July 1 from sinking too far into the red.
Jun 25 2020
Press Release: Active Recovery TMS Opens Salem Clinic New Salem-Area Clinic Will Help With Treatment For Depression
Jul 8 2020