The Drug Enforcement Agency searched a Kaiser Permanente pharmacy in North Portland on Tuesday as part of an investigation that originated out of the agency's office in Los Angeles, California.
Sylvia Colt-Lacayo is 18, fresh-faced and hopeful, as she beams confidence from her power wheelchair. Her long dark hair is soft and carefully tended, and her wide brown eyes are bright.
The Oregon Medical Association, the state’s largest professional organization engaging in advocacy, policy development, community-building, and networking opportunities for the healthcare environment, announced a partnership with the Oregon Health Authority (OHA) to launch the Steering Toward Hea
Debate over how Oregon should run its $6 billion-a-year Medicaid system for intensified sharply this week, with controversy continuing to swirl around Trillium Community Health Plan, a for-profit subsidiary of the nation’s Medicaid heavyweight.
A coalition of unions representing 80,000 workers at Kaiser Permanente in Oregon, five other states and Washington D.C., announced on Monday it will go on strike Oct. 14.
In a behind-the-scenes test of wills, Trillium Community Health Plan has hammered resistant Portland-area hospitals to sign service contracts vital for the company’s expansion as a Medicaid insurer into the three-county market in 2020.
It has been a banner decade for Kaiser Permanente.
One of the country's largest vertically integrated health care systems, Kaiser has endured turbulent years for many health providers in the aftermath of the Affordable Care Act and more recent attempts to repeal the law.
Legal officials in Oregon and Washington said their states have not agreed to a reported $12 billion settlement reached Wednesday between some 2,000 local and state governments and Purdue Pharma, the maker of OxyContin.
A Marion County nonprofit group, which the Oregon Health Authority rejected as a Medicaid insurer this summer, warns it may sue in court to overturn the state’s decision.