This year’s open enrollment for Obamacare is going down to the wire, with the chance to sign up on healthcare.gov ending at the end of the night Friday.
The Yes on Measure 101 campaign rallied its troops this weekend in Eugene and Portland, braving the cold and rain to canvass thousands of homes to support the Oregon Health Plan.
Health insurance enrollment on the healthcare.gov marketplace slowed in Oregon over the Thanksgiving holiday, mirroring the trend nationally.
Pharmaceutical companies are coming through for Gov. Kate Brown in the money race for next year’s governor’s election, with seven companies led by Pfizer contributing $1,000 apiece or more.
The healthcare industry is cutting the big checks in support of a ballot measure that would impose taxes on themselves -- highlighting the irony of the vote on Measure 101 this January.
Midway through the open enrollment period for the individual health insurance market, Oregon is off to a hot start, but with only three weeks left till the normal window to sign up for 2018 closes on Dec. 15, the state may still fall short of 2017 enrollment.
The number of people sent to the state hospital pending criminal trials has declined from its alarming peak in 2016, but this population is still too high.
Oregon’s children won’t lose their health insurance because of Congressional incompetence -- at least this year, anyway.