The lawsuit, filed in Portland, is related to a recall of Pfizer’s drug, Chantix.
Even when the odds of contraception failure are small, the number of incidents can add up quickly.
Millions of Americans who rely on federal assistance programs could lose the right to sue states when they do not receive benefits allowed by law under a pending U.S. Supreme Court case.
Rep. Cedric Hayden, R-Roseburg and a dentist, spearheaded the plan during the February legislative session.
The average payment reduction was 0.43%, the lowest since 2014.
Too many Medicare patients returned within days of discharge for common conditions, leading to penalties.
Tamie Cline, president of the board of directors of the Oregon Nurses Association, says the multistate Nurse Licensure Compact is a bad idea.
A health care lawyer who works with hospitals says the timing is good for Oregon to join the multistate Nurse Licensure Compact to ease shortages.
A staggering 84% of pregnancy-related deaths were deemed preventable, according to data released in September by the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention.
People who buy their own health coverage should be aware that alternative products, such as short-term health plans and health care sharing ministries, often provide far fewer protections, experts say.