The Senate gave its unanimous seal of approval to two measures on Thursday that will create new patient protections for people in a mental health crisis.
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If the American Health Care Act lands on President Trump’s desk what will that mean for mental health coverage? Right now health insurers are required to cover mental health and addiction services which are considered essential health benefits under Obamacare.
The House unanimously cleared a bill from Rep. Alissa Keny-Guyer, D-Portland, on Wednesday that will revamp the state’s vending machine program to increase jobs and business opportunities for blind people and encourage healthier snacks.
Cambia advocates for transforming the healthcare system. They are seeking individuals passionate about health care at every level of the company. They offer a competitive salary and benefits package.
The Republican overhaul of the federal health law passed by the House this month would result in slightly lower premiums and slightly fewer uninsured Americans than an earlier proposal.
Researchers have found surprising statistical correlations as legal marijuana use has spread across the country. In states with medical cannabis, Medicare and Medicaid programs spend less on prescription drugs.
Rep. Mitch Greenlick, D-Portland, has drafted a ballot referendum that would limit political donations to $500 from any organization that gets more than half of its funding from public sources.
Democratic Gov. Kate Brown issued a press release Tuesday calling for new accountability measures into the Medicaid renewal process, but everything she suggested are things that the Oregon Health Authority is already doing.
Medicaid members must renew each year.
The Oregon Health Authority’s Medicaid renewal plan is marooning recipients for weeks or months in a separate system outside the state’s coordinated care organizations, limiting members access to care and keeping funds away from the local CCOs