Medicaid members must renew each year.
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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
Last February, Cameron Foster and her four daughters found themselves homeless. A shelter for those fleeing domestic violence served as housing for the first three months.
Two powerful Oregon agencies are butting heads over whether the state is using federal Medicaid dollars correctly.
After a lively debate, the Senate voted 23-7 on Monday to approve a bill that will license art therapists, which will sanction the integrity of art therapy and ward off unqualified practitioners from using the term.
Uncertainty in the insurance industry is again pushing up the cost of health coverage for individuals and small businesses, according to rate requests submitted to the Oregon Department of Consumer and Business Services this week.
States like Oregon that have legalized medical marijuana are saving a significant amount of money on Medicaid and Medicare prescription costs, according to a new study released in the April edition of Health Affairs.
The AARP called the health bill that House Republicans narrowly approved Thursday “deeply flawed” because it would weaken Medicare and lead to higher insurance premiums for older Americans.
After weeks of will-they-or-won’t-they tensions, the House managed to pass its GOP replacement for the Affordable Care Act on Thursday by a razor-thin margin. The vote was 217-213.