The Oregon Health Authority is battling headwinds over new rules requiring the state's coordinated organizations use a portion of Oregon Health Plan revenue to fund social determinants of health.
But increased bond and stock values keep companies strong, with only two major insurers losing money.
A team at Oregon Health & Science University is looking for evidence of the new variant in the state.
With scientists still gathering information about omicron, authorities say the main way to prepare is to get vaccinated for COVID-19.
Crystal Weston claims in a lawsuit she was demoted from a promotion after insisting that the agency recognize a lung disease.
Nearly $120 million has been earmarked for about 480 providers in Oregon under the American Rescue Plan.
Judging from the questions asked by justices, it appeared possible or even likely that a majority could vote to turn the question of whether to allow abortion back to individual states.
Federal laws that offered COVID-related paid sick leave to workers have expired, leaving low-income workers the most vulnerable.
Seven states have adopted laws to reduce wait times for mental health care.
State extends contract to allow traveling nurses and other workers to stay until mid-January 2022.