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SALEM – A legislative session marked by partisan tension is entering its final weeks with plenty of unfinished business on the health care front.
May 15 2019

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The head of Oregon Health & Science University’s emergency department is stepping down following an internal investigation and an exodus of physicians from the department.
May 13 2019
Briefly: Salem Hospital At Near Capacity
Mar 28 2019
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Last week, The Lund Report published a story analyzing gender pay disparities at Oregon Health & Science University.
May 15 2019
The relatively small number of Oregonians who buy individual or small-group health insurance in the marketplace – as opposed to receiving it from employers or the government – will likely face overall moderate price hikes next year, although some insurance companies want to impose big increases w
May 14 2019
The president and CEO of Adventist Medical Center in Southeast Portland is leaving. A spokeswoman confirmed that David Russell is stepping down but gave no other details. Instead, she released a statement:
May 15 2019
Delivering remarks on surprise medical billing, which is a concern that has drawn bipartisan interest, President Donald Trump waded into another high-profile health issue: making
May 16 2019

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SALEM – In a dramatic turn of events, Senate Democrats agreed Monday to kill a mandatory school vaccination bill that would have given Oregon some of the country's strictest child vaccination laws.
May 13 2019

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Moda Health has launched a lobbying campaign to draw support from a wide array of health care providers in Lane County in its bid to wrest the county’s $500 million a year Medicaid contract away from Trillium Community Health Plan.
May 13 2019

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A majority of nurses at the Unity Center for Behavioral Health are moving to unionize.
May 14 2019
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SALEM – A key piece of Gov. Kate Brown's long-term Medicaid funding plan won’t pass this legislative session, blowing a $120 million hole in the governor’s "four-pillar" approach to funding the Oregon Health Plan.
May 8 2019

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Oregon Health & Science University’s leadership made about $30 million in base pay in 2018, according to a Lund Report analysis.
May 8 2019

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Private health insurance plans in 2017 paid more than twice what Medicare would have for those same health care services, says a sweeping new study from Rand Corp., a respected research organization.
May 10 2019
Oregon just became the first state in the nation to allow dentists to offer any vaccination to a patient. Minnesota and Illinois do allow dentists to vaccinate, but only for the flu and only in adults.
May 8 2019
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SALEM – In early April, as the Oregon legislative session neared its halfway point, residents across the state filled a hearing room to implore the Senate Committee on Health Care to pass Senate Bill 770 and pave the way for universal health care in Oregon.
May 3 2019
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A Roseburg-based health insurance company specializing in Medicare coverage in western Oregon has filed a lawsuit against two contractors in a $60 million dollar dispute over lost revenue and overcharges to the federal government.
May 1 2019
The first congressional hearing on a “Medicare-for-all” bill in at least a decade took place Tuesday, but without the usual phalanx of T-shirted supporters — or even the presidential candidates — who have been pushing the bill.
May 1 2019

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The competitive scramble by health insurance companies for a bigger slice of Oregon’s five-year $5 billion Medicaid spending has turned ugly in a fight in Lane County.
Apr 25 2019

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As a big player in the Northwest’s health care industry, PeaceHealth is hamstrung by a curious liability: It has no commanding presence in the region’s two major and thriving markets in Portland and Seattle.
Apr 22 2019
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Four years ago, the PeaceHealth hospital system lavished praised on Alan Yordy, its longtime top executive, when he announced he would retire in June 2015.
Apr 22 2019
Read the latest press releases from organizations around the state.
Press Release: State Backtracks On Opioid Tapering Plan
May 16 2019