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After announcing earlier this month that it wants to become part of giant Providence Health & Services, Portland-based nonprofit health insurer CareOregon now must persuade regulatory authorities to approve the deal.

Aug 27 2019

In the heat of the most ferocious battle over drug prices in years, pharmaceutical companies are showering U.S. senators with campaign cash as sweeping legislation heads toward the floor.

Aug 27 2019
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For a few years, the Affordable Care Act was a financial windfall for Oregon hospitals.

Aug 26 2019

A majority of 4,500 employees at Kaiser Permanente hospitals and clinics in Oregon and Southwest Washington have voted to go on strike. 

Aug 26 2019

Oregon Health & Science University just received a crucial go-ahead to restart its heart transplant program after a yearlong suspension.

Aug 26 2019
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CareOregon, the largest insurer of Medicaid patients in the state, is becoming part of the multistate, multi-billion-dollar Providence Health & Services system, under a proposal the two nonprofits announced Tuesday morning.

Aug 20 2019

Today, the U.S. Department of Health and Human Services announced $2,425,319 in Quality Improvement Awards to 30 health centers in Oregon.

Aug 20 2019

Oregon is stepping away from a federal program that pays for millions of dollars worth of reproductive care for low-income women over a Trump administration rule that bars health care providers from referring women for abortions. 

Aug 19 2019
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Oregon's largest commercial health insurers racked up solid profits through the first half of 2019, as they took advantage of a brief reprieve from an Affordable Care Act fee that has cost them millions of dollars in past years.

Aug 19 2019

Health officials are battling a new outbreak of measles in the Portland area.

Aug 19 2019

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