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Under the proposed rule, financial information considered confidential by insurance companies would be made public when they request a rate increase
February 4, 2010 -- A tug of war is under way between health insurers and consumer advocates over disclosure, and the decision rests in the hands of Oregon’s Insurance Division.
 
Feb 4 2010
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Because of the program’s success, the NIH has awarded a $2.2 million grant to replicate the project in four other counties.
February 4, 2010 -- A dental program in rural Oregon that focuses on pregnant women and infants has the potential to become a national model, according to a study to be published in Biomed Central Public Health within the next few months. 
 
Feb 4 2010
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Errors can result from using the wrong computer code to charging people for tests that weren’t performed
February 4, 2010 -- A niche industry in Oregon has sprouted up to help consumers negotiate expensive and sometimes erroneous medical bills.
 
Feb 4 2010
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From the front lines of patient advocacy
February 4, 2010 -- Though the national debate over healthcare reform is far from over, most sympathizers now agree on common objectives, including universal access to quality care at an affordable cost, a focus on prevention, evidence-based medicine, electronic medical records, and a patient-c
Feb 4 2010
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February 4, 2010 -- Nelsa Brodie is the new communications officer for the Department of Human Services, replacing Jim Sellers who retired. “I have a passion for human services,” she said. 

Earlier she was the public information coordinator for Marion County and prior to that was the spokesperson for the Department of Ecology in Washington and the Washington State Patrol.

Feb 4 2010

February 4, 2010 -- Jeremy Vandehey has joined the Oregon Health Authority as its community engagement director. 

Feb 4 2010
The Lund Report
In doing so, Regence became the only health insurer in Oregon that contributed to the 'no' campaign
January 28, 2010 -- The victory celebrated by proponents of Ballot Measures 66 and 67, which will raise taxes on corporations and wealthy Oregonians, no doubt left one health insurer booing from the sidelines.
 
Jan 28 2010
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The hospitals are demanding a 9 percent rate increase that would give them a 37 percent profit margin
January 28, 2010 -- Legacy Health System and LifeWise Health Plan of Oregon are at the crossroads.
Jan 28 2010

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