The Insurance Division has wrapped up its public hearings for proposed health insurance plan changes, with the last ones on Monday. The hearings and a review are required for all individual and fully insured small business health plans sold in Oregon.
Christopher David Gray
The state will be taking more time to find a full-time replacement for Joan Kapowich, the ousted head of the Public Employees Benefit Board and the Oregon Educators Benefit Board.
The Portland-area coordinated care organization FamilyCare will be raising its primary care rates in August to match those of commercial insurance -- a remarkable decision given Medicaid’s historical practice of reimbursing physicians less than all health insurance types.
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