Trillium Community Health Plan is being hammered not only in the Portland-area market, where it’s been spurned by large provider groups. It is also being squeezed on its own turf in Lane County, where it has enjoyed a monopoly in the Medicaid market.
Nov 13 2019

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Profits have slowed considerably at many of Oregon’s largest commercial health insurers after a strong start to 2019.
Nov 16 2019
Providence Health & Services is gearing up to perform heart transplants next year.
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The Oregon Court of Appeals has blocked the temporary ban on flavored cannabis vaping products. Last month, the court issued a stay on Gov. Kate Brown’s ban on flavored tobacco vaping products. Now the court has blocked the ban on flavored vaping products that contain cannabis.
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A new audit by the Oregon secretary of state has found the system for monitoring controlled substances in veterinarian offices needs strengthening.
Nov 14 2019

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Former Gov. John Kitzhaber is not giving up.
Nov 14 2019

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A daylong conference devoted to health care policy, coverage and care in Oregon this week ended with a discussion of the elephant in the room: the price of care. The United States spends too much on health care, gets too little and throws billions away.
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The Oregon Health Authority has abruptly halted the controversial drive by Trillium Community Health Plan into the Portland-area Medicaid market for 2020.
Nov 11 2019

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Multnomah County is experiencing a spike in chronic homelessness, according to figures presented to local elected officials Tuesday. 
Nov 14 2019

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A labor movement that has swept through academic medical institutions across the country has finally arrived in Oregon.
Nov 10 2019

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Nov 13 2019

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For the second time in nearly three years, a noose was found on the Oregon Health & Science University campus.
Nov 8 2019
House Democrats are poised to pass sweeping legislation to lower drug prices using strategies President Donald Trump has endorsed. A Trump aide urged the Republican-controlled Senate to vote on a different package curbing drug prices that was drafted by a senior Republican.
Nov 11 2019
New Seasons Market is recalling fresh ground beef sold in three of its stores over an outbreak of E. coli.
Nov 10 2019
Andrew Echeguren, 26, had his first psychotic episode when he was 15. He was working as an assistant coach at a summer soccer camp for kids when the lyrics coming out of his iPod suddenly morphed into racist and homophobic slurs, telling him to harm others — and himself.
Nov 6 2019

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Before his double lung transplant, Tom Saputo thought he had anticipated every possible outcome. But after the surgery, he wasn’t prepared for the price of the 27-mile air ambulance flight to UCLA Medical Center — which cost more than the lifesaving operation itself.
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For many Oregonians, it’s time to sign up for health insurance.
Nov 4 2019
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Trillium Community Health Plan has been issuing erroneous and potentially deceptive information about its hospital provider network that could hurt Portland-area Medicaid patients who switch to Trillium’s insurance plan for next year.
Oct 30 2019
The family of a Vancouver woman is suing Providence Health & Services over her death in the basement of Providence Portland Medical Center.
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