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Dental insurance giant Delta Dental of California is facing mounting criticism for paying its CEO exorbitantly, flying board members and their companions to Barbados for a meeting, and spending a small fraction of its revenue on charitable work — all while receiving significant state and federal

Jan 30 2019

The Oregon health care system is failing to address the state’s drug and alcohol addiction crisis at every level, from providing prevention and recovery services to coordinating the response between health care providers and state agencies, speakers at a forum said Wednesday.

Jan 30 2019

The state’s largest Medicaid insurer intends to apply for the next five-year round of multi-million dollar contracts.

Jan 29 2019

A bipartisan group of lawmakers has rallied around a bill that would make Oregon the first state in the country offer a universal service that would provide educational, emotional and financial support to new parents of infants and young children.

Jan 29 2019

For one in 10 surgical patients, surgery is the gateway to long-term opioid abuse. Oregon has one of the highest rates of prescription opioid misuse in the nation.

Jan 28 2019

Nonprofit hospitals across the United States are seeking donations from the people who rely on them most: their patients.

Jan 28 2019

Update on Monday 1/28/2019 1:10 p.m.: The outbreak now includes 35 confirmed cases and 11 suspected ones. The majority of cases continue to be in children, with 25 cases between 1 and 10 years old, nine between 11 and 18 years old and one adult younger than 29.

Jan 28 2019
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Need a hip replacement performed at an Oregon hospital? For an inpatient surgery, it could cost you – or your insurer – as much as $42,102 or as little as $29,304 depending on where you go, says a new nationwide report on hip and knee replacements.

Jan 28 2019

Oregon’s public employees typically pay less for health insurance than their peers in neighboring states, a new study finds.

Jan 28 2019
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Oregon lawmakers have introduced legislation that would avert a crisis for a diabetic in need of insulin.

Jan 25 2019

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