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Oregon lawmakers debated a bill on Thursday that would create a new position in the Oregon Health Authority dedicated to reducing adult suicides, a problem that plagues the state.  

Feb 7 2019
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Oregon lawmakers on Thursday approved a tax proposal to help cover the $950 million hole in the Medicaid budget, but not without controversy.

Feb 7 2019
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This session, Oregon lawmakers are looking at ways to ensure that patients do not face delays or denial of treatment because of restrictive insurance company policies.

Feb 7 2019

Today, Planned Parenthood Columbia Willamette recognizes National Black HIV/AIDS Awareness Day and reaffirms our commitment to addressing the disproportionate impact of HIV/AIDS on Black communities through comprehensive HIV prevention, testing and linkages to care.

Feb 7 2019

Medicare patients with multiple sclerosis face skyrocketing costs for treatment due to insurance regulations that force them to pay more out of pocket for generic drugs, a study has found.

Feb 6 2019

Oregon’s Medicaid insurers directed more of their spending towards primary care than high-earning commercial insurers, according to a report released by Oregon health and business officials Wednesday.

Feb 6 2019

Two dozen organizations intend to seek one of Oregon’s multi-million-dollar contracts to cover Medicaid patients from 2020 through 2024, the Oregon Health Authority announced Monday.

Feb 4 2019

Today the Royal Swedish Academy of Sciences announced that OHSU Knight Cancer Institute Director Brian Druker, M.D., has been awarded the 2019 Sjöberg Prize for his “ground-breaking contributions to the clinical development of targeted therapy directed against genetic aberrations in cancer.” His

Feb 4 2019

Health insurance complaints in Oregon were up last year.

Feb 4 2019

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