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The Oregon Health Authority is announcing that three CCOs which had received one-year contracts have met the necessary requirements to earn full five-year contracts to serve Oregon Health Plan members for 2020-2024: AllCare CCO, Cascade Health Alliance, and Umpqua Health Alliance.

Dec 6 2019

In this highly partisan political moment, there’s one issue that nearly every American can agree on: Our health care system is a mess and in need of a dramatic overhaul.

Dec 6 2019

Saturday is the deadline for most people with Medicare coverage to sign up for private drug and medical plans for next year.

Dec 6 2019

The PacificSource Foundation for Health Improvement recently committed $262,000 in grant funding to support nine nonprofit organizations based in Oregon, Montana, Washington, and Idaho.

Dec 5 2019

Kaiser Permanente Center for Health Research (CHR) today announced the formation of a brand new department of Translational and Applied Genomics (TAG).

Dec 5 2019
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Oregon’s behavioral health and addiction services agencies are operating at a subpar level in part because low pay, high stress and other problems prompt workers to quit the field, leading to acute worker shortages, experts told the Oregon Health Policy Board this week.

Dec 5 2019
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Oregon has filed litigation against the pharmaceutical giant against Johnson & Johnson over devices that have caused hundreds of thousands of women around the globe to experience debilitating side effects.

Dec 5 2019
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Nurses at McMinnville’s Willamette Valley Medical Center have filed a petition to unionize, citing worries about patient safety and complaints about benefits.

Dec 4 2019

Oregon health officials are calling “all-clear” after a rash of measles cases this fall.

In total, four cases were reported after a passenger flew back from Amsterdam on Oct. 12 with the disease.

Dec 4 2019

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