In its first detailed disclosure on executive pay, nonprofit Blue Shield of California said Chief Executive Paul Markovich made $3.5 million last year – a 40 percent increase since he to
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Describing a friend in crisis who spent more than 40 hours without care in an emergency room waiting for an inpatient psychiatric bed to open, Jason Renaud, founder of the Mental Health Association of Portland, says the system has “lost trust.” Renaud moderated an Oregon Health Forum event Wednes
Nationwide, health insurance executives command million dollar salaries, but the same holds true in the Pacific Northwest where there’s no shortage of highly paid CEOs.
How can we create a high-value healthcare system that purchasers, providers and patients can all support? That’s the focus of Oregon Health Forum’s breakfast on June 24 at the Multnomah Athletic Club. The event gets underway at 6:45 a.m., and runs until 9:15.
The Oregon Health Care Association has called for the Oregon Home Care Commission to suspend its program offering home care services to private payers, arguing that the little-utilized program has no way of covering its costs, and taxpayers will be left bailing it out.
With the Democratic National Convention just two months away, what’s likely to happen to the Medicare for All Plan advocated by Bernie Sanders? Will healthcare reform remain in the forefront of national and state policy discussions?
The union-backed Our Oregon has surpassed the threshold for signatures required to place a corporate sales tax measure on November’s ballot.
A broad proposal by Medicare to change the way it pays for some drugs has drawn intense reaction and lobbying, with much of the debate centering on whether the plan gives t
Amid a raging opioid epidemic, many doctors and families in the U.S. have been pleading for better treatment alternatives.
What are the potential cost impacts to employers, physicians and other stakeholders by changing our healthcare payment system?