This is from The Lund Report's 2014 look at hospitals. It has been re-printed as we revisit these hospitals in 2015.
The Lund Report
These are challenging times for public hospital districts, especially the tiny taxpayer funded districts that serve some of Oregon’s most remote communities.
Remember that article you first read in The Lund Report about negotiations underway between PacificSource Health Plan and Providence Health Plan to merge late last year?
The tax, set up under the health law, takes effect in 2018, and employers will have to pay 40 percent of the cost of the plan that exceeds government thresholds.
It’s unknown what prompted the U.S. House of Representatives Oversight and Government Reform Committee to back away from holding a hearing on Cover Oregon, the state’s defunct health insurance exchange.
The Lund Report is pleased to announce that jobs posted to our job board, Health Hires, are now being distributed to a national audience through the employment listing aggregator Jobs2Careers.com.
Rep. Knute Buehler, a Republican representative from Bend, is fresh off his first year in the Oregon Legislature, but the orthopedic surgeon has already been weighing a challenge to Gov. Kate Brown in next year’s special gubernatorial election.
Most Americans value the prescription products the drug industry produces, but they sure don’t like the prices and want the federal government to take action, according to a new survey.
The agency responsible for overseeing dental education in the United States is moving forward with plans to establish a national accreditation process for dental therapist training programs.
When drafting the Affordable Care Act in 2010, Congress wanted to foster competition among health insurers.