Image SHUTTERSTOCK Oregon Hospital Revenues, Profits Rise In Third Quarter of 2020 But hospital leaders say last year’s temporary boost from the federal CARES Act bailout conceals continuing financial shortfalls at Oregon hospitals. Mar 8, 2021 Premium Image St. Charles Health System in Bend. | COURTESY PHOTO Medical Techs Strike At St. Charles Hospitals In Central Oregon The nonprofit system warns that the strike by the 150-member work group “threatens public health and safety of the community,” but fails to persuade a federal judge to bar the walkout. Mar 3, 2021 Premium Image SHUTTERSTOCK Oregon Sets Minimum Charity Care Levels For Hospitals Other states have set minimums for hospital groups but Oregon is the first to set levels for individual hospitals, which have profited from the expansion of Medicaid. Feb 17, 2021 Premium Image SHUTTERSTOCK Special Health Insurance Enrollment Period Opening President Joe Biden created the special enrollment period between Feb. 15 through May 15 to help those who've lost their insurance as a result of the COVID-19 pandemic and its economic fallout. Feb 2, 2021 Image Oregon Health & Science University's sprawling west side campus. | AARON BIELECK/OHSU OHSU’s Pandemic Economic Woes Largely Over The institution also said in a presentation prepared for its board that it is moving toward “making OHSU an anti-racist organization.” Jan 27, 2021 Premium Image COURTESY OF PACIFICSOURCE PacificSource Pays $135,000 Fine For Service Appeals Violations The insurer’s commercial arm violated state-mandated deadlines nearly 4,500 times when members or providers contested denials of service. Jan 25, 2021 Premium Image PeaceHealth plans to demolish builldings at it's Eugene university district site./Christian Wihtol/The Lund Report PeaceHealth To Demolish Buildings At Hospital Site The Vancouver, Washington-based company remains silent about its long-range plans for the Eugene site. Jan 17, 2021 Premium Image SHUTTERSTOCK Plan To Curb Rise In Health Care Costs Moving To Legislature A committee that first met at the end of 2019 has come up with a proposed program to cap cost increases at 3.4% a year in Oregon. Jan 13, 2021 Premium Image SHUTTERSTOCK Number Of Oregonians Using Health Insurance Marketplace Drops Slightly More state residents, their incomes hurt by COVID-19 pandemic, may instead be enrolling in the free Oregon Health Plan. Dec 21, 2020 Image Salem Health Salem Hospital. | BEN BOTKIN/THE LUND REPORT After Public Falling-Out, Salem Health and Kaiser Reach New Contract The two sides didn’t disclose the terms. Salem Health had wanted to raise the prices it charges health insurer Kaiser by 30%. Dec 21, 2020 First page « First Previous page ‹ Previous … Page 6 Page 7 Page 8 Page 9 Current page 10 Page 11 Page 12 Page 13 Page 14 … Next page Next › Last page Last » Subscribe to Christian Wihtol Newsletter Sign up for our health news updates. Email Address Get Involved COVERING MEASURE 110Help us investigate the implementation of Oregon’s Drug Addiction Treatment and Recovery Act.SHARE YOUR PERSPECTIVEWhether you work within the health system or experience it as a patient, we want to hear from you.NEWS TIPSSecurely submit an anonymous news tip or confidential document.DONATESupport our journalism by making a tax-deductible gift.