After a lively debate, the Senate voted 23-7 on Monday to approve a bill that will license art therapists, which will sanction the integrity of art therapy and ward off unqualified practitioners from using the term.
The Oregon Nurses Association and the Coalition of Local Health Officials have reintroduced an amendment to Senate Bill 235 that would put in place a statewide tobacco license registration, while still allowing counties and cities free rein to impose additional fees and regulations on tobacco ven
Rep. Mitch Greenlick’s attempt to protect and improve the community-based focus of the state Medicaid program has survived the House Rules Committee on a party-line 5-4 vote and will head to the House floor for a vote next week.
Oregon House Republicans have split over legislation that empowers the state insurance commissioner to rescue the individual health insurance market from a Trumpcare-triggered collapse, while House Minority Leader Mike McLane angrily accused a leading state official of political partisanship for
The Senate unanimously passed a bill that will expand an executive committee to decide which drugs and medical devices pharmacists can prescribe and dispense without a doctor’s prescription.
The Department of Consumer & Business Services has asked for a bill that would give the state agency wide range to ignore state laws governing individual health insurance if President Trump signs a major repeal of Obamacare into law.
He may have left his fedora at home, but like Indiana Jones, Rep.
Oregon Republican Rep. Greg Walden joined with House Speaker Paul Ryan, R-Wis., on Thursday to lead the U.S.
The Senate approved a bill 29-0 that will push health insurers to make a greater investment in primary care, while holding public employee health plans and the coordinated care organizations to the same standard -- 12 percent of medical claims. The legislation now heads to the House.
The Oregon House and Senate passed complementary bills addressing suicide prevention on Wednesday, but a separate bill to provide gun shop owners with materials and training to prevent firearm deaths was spiked without a vote.