SALEM – Senate Republicans' walkout over a controversial carbon reduction bill has thrown the legislative session into turmoil in its final days.
Oregon appears poised to embark on a sweeping study of how to establish “universal health care,” although just what that means would be up to the task force the Oregon Legislature would create.
The U.S. Supreme Court announced on Monday that it will hear cases by Moda and other insurers against the federal government over millions of dollars in payments it said it was due under the Affordable Care Act.
SALEM — With the passage of Senate Bill 889, Oregon becomes the fourth state to set a spending benchmark to rein in the rising costs of health care. Modeled after a program in Massachusetts, SB 889 creates the Oregon Health Care Cost Growth Benchmark Program.
After years of declining HIV infections in Multnomah County, state and local public health officials are responding to an increase in new cases, especially among people who use methamphetamines or inject drugs.
Premera Blue Cross and Willamette Dental Group have announced a new dental product, underwritten by Premera, that will feature broad coverage, no deductibles, no annual maximums and no waiting periods.
PeaceHealth recently announced that Joline Treanor will serve as its new executive vice president of people and culture.
A majority of nurses at the Unity Center for Behavioral Health have voted to unionize.
SALEM – Oregon's hospitals have long been required to provide free or discounted care for low-income patients under state and federal charity care laws.
Language, education, income and housing all play a role in the health care disparities in Oregon, panelists at a health care forum said on Wednesday.