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When Congress returns next week, a bill to cut prescription drug costs will be on its plate. It was crafted by a bipartisan team, and it scaled its first hurdle in the Senate.

Sep 4 2019

A security breach may have exposed the personal information of up to 122,000 Providence Health Plan dental patients in Oregon, including their social security numbers and other sensitive data.

Sep 4 2019

We do things our own way in Oregon. Over the years, Oregonians have brought the same innovative approach to health reform as we’ve applied to protecting public beaches and voting by mail.

Sep 4 2019

This summer, CareOregon has continued funding for community-based organizations that focus on housing and adverse childhood experience (ACEs) as key determinants for health and well-being.

Sep 4 2019

A person in Oregon has died after vaping in what appears to be the second such death nationwide.

Sep 3 2019

Legacy Health has hired a mental health expert with a business degree to oversee the Unity Center for Behavioral Health, Oregon’s only emergency psychiatric care facility.

Sep 3 2019

“Do you want numbing gel?” the dental technician asked me as she prepared to plunge into my mouth.

Sep 3 2019
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Medicaid insurers and their members in two of Oregon’s biggest markets – the Portland area and Lane County - are being dunked into a new world of competition and choice.

Sep 2 2019

Although few states have finalized their 2020 health insurance rates yet, preliminary reports suggest that increases in premiums for plans sold on the Affordable Care Act’s marketplaces wil

Sep 2 2019
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Labor contract negotiations between Springfield’s McKenzie-Willamette Medical Center and workers represented by the Service Employees International Union Local 49 have turned ugly, with workers calling a three-day strike to run Sept. 10-12.

Aug 30 2019

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