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Story updated Monday, Feb. 21, 2019 at 5:35 p.m.

Rep. Mitch Greenlick, the longtime controversial chair of the House health care committee and Portland Democrat, was removed from the position on Thursday.

Feb 21 2019
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Amid widespread recognition that Oregon has a mental health problem, Gov. Kate Brown named behavioral health a top priority.

Feb 20 2019
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Oregon legislators are looking at an equal pay bill that would raise rates for naturopathic physicians.

Feb 20 2019
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About five years ago, Oregon adopted an innovative Medicaid system that enabled the state to expand health care to nearly 1 million people today. But the system does not have a steady source of funds. This year Oregon's Medicaid funding gap was $950 million.

Feb 20 2019

A rare scene of drama erupted in a House health care committee hearing on Tuesday as the chair and a lobbyist for the pharmaceutical industry clashed over a fairly straightforward bill that would require greater transparency on the part of drug manufacturers.

Feb 19 2019

Health Share of Oregon is the only insurer that will apply to cover Portland’s Medicaid patients for the next iteration of Oregon’s Medicaid program after five potential applicants withdrew.

Feb 19 2019

Hospitals and front-line physicians live at the interface of life and death where real-world facts beyond the immediate care setting control their lives and those of the individuals they care for.

Feb 19 2019

Updated Monday, Feb. 25, 2019: The outbreak in Clark County has grown to 65 confirmed cases and one suspect case. Another person in Multnomah County also became infected, though health authorities said it didn't immediately appear to be linked to the Clark County outbreak.

Feb 19 2019

Oregon lawmakers moved one step closer to funding the state’s $950 million Medicaid shortfall on Tuesday.

Feb 19 2019

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