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Less than a month after registered nurses at the Unity Behavioral Health Center in Portland voted overwhelmingly to be represented by the Oregon Nurses Association labor union, the center’s administrators are trying to overturn the vote -- just as they said they would.

Jul 16 2019

Have you ever stepped up to the pharmacy cash register only to learn your new prescription will cost you hundreds of dollars — instead of your typical $25 copay — because your insurance doesn’t cover it?

Jul 15 2019

PacificSource is a big winner in the next round of Medicaid contracts which were announced Tuesday.

Jul 9 2019
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The Oregon Health Authority announced Tuesday that it plans to open up the $6 billion Medicaid market next year, giving hundreds of thousands of Oregonians covered by the Oregon Health Plan the potential to be covered by a new insurer next year.  

Jul 9 2019

The fate of the Affordable Care Act is again on the line Tuesday, as a federal appeals court in New Orleans takes up a case in which a lower court judge has already ruled the massive health law unconstitutional.

Jul 9 2019
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The head of Oregon Health & Science University’s emergency department is leaving.

Jul 8 2019

Wendy Watson, who has been named chief operating officer for Kaiser Permanente Northwest, is extending integrated health care outside clinical walls into the community and opening new ways for members to connect with our doctors.

Jul 8 2019

Not far from the Anheuser-Busch brewery, Joshua Grigaitis fills a cooler with bottles and cans in one of the city’s oldest bars.

Jul 8 2019
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The millions of dollars and countless hours that Oregon health officials have devoted to fighting the opioid epidemic in recent years have had an effect: Overdose deaths from prescription painkillers have fallen to a 14-year low. 

Jul 5 2019
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With less than two weeks before the state allocates Medicaid contracts for the next five-year round, Lane County’s coordinated care organization has forged a key tie -- one that was recently broken.

Jul 2 2019

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