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Oregon joined California and 15 other states Thursday in an effort to protect the Affordable Care Act.

Jan 4 2019

Oregon Health & Science University graduate students are about to become unionized.

Jan 2 2019

A former registered nurse for Legacy Health has filed a class action lawsuit against the Portland hospital network, claiming that it systematically denied meal breaks to non-exempt nursing staff and failed to pay overtime.

Jan 2 2019

Sure, they’re less expensive for consumers, but short-term health policies have another side: They’re highly profitable for insurers and offer hefty sales commissions.

Dec 26 2018

Danette Lake thought surgery would relieve the pain in her knees.

The arthritis pain began as a dull ache in her early 40s, brought on largely by the pressure of unwanted weight. Lake managed to lose 200 pounds through dieting and exercise, but the pain in her knees persisted.

Dec 26 2018
Newly funded projects include the Asian Health & Service Center, which received a grant to help increase culturally and linguistically appropriate cancer resources for Asian communities in Oregon.

The OHSU Knight Cancer Institute has announced grant funding to 17 community-led projects around the state for its Community Partnership Program.

Dec 21 2018
Bill Frerichs, ZoomCare's senior vice president of retail health since 2016, will become CEO Jan. 1, replacing the company's current CEO and co-founder Dr. Dave Sanders.

The CEO of ZoomCare is stepping down at the end of the year and an insider will take his place, the company announced Friday.

Dec 21 2018

Europeans have found the secret to making some of the world’s costliest medicines much more affordable, as much as 80 percent cheaper than in the U.S.

Dec 20 2018
State officials say the drop could be linked to uncertainty over the Affordable Care Act.

The preliminary figures for health insurance enrollment by individuals on the federal exchange show a 6 percent drop from last year.

Dec 20 2018
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A defunct Oregon Medicaid provider involved in a long-running, rate dispute with the Oregon Health Authority may have to wait up to three years to go to court.

Dec 20 2018

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