The public got a peek into the Oregon Health Authority’s all-payer, all-claims database on Tuesday, and it confirmed in detail much of what was already known -- the growth in the Oregon Health Plan has been huge, and the Medicaid expansion has gone a long way in reducing the state’s num
Christopher David Gray
The Oregon Legislature’s emergency budget board restored more than $2 million to senior services that had been cut through the federal government austerity budgeting strategy known as sequestration when it met last week..
Insurance Commissioner Laura Cali briefed legislators Thursday, promising a few improvements to tack onto Oregon’s already robust health insurance rate approval process for the individual and small business markets, and offering a window into the state’s goals for holding down the cost of medicin
Gov. John Kitzhaber officially signed Senate Bill 1542 into law Thursday, creating a new option for middle-class seniors striving to stay in their homes -- hiring a homecare worker off the state’s registry.
Cover Oregon’s leaders plan to keep the full assessment tax it charges health plans for its services, despite abandoning much of its operation to the federal exchange.
The transfer of responsibilities for the Medicaid population from the state to coordinated care organizations has hit a snag.
U.S. Sen. Jeff Merkley has joined an effort by senators from potato-producing states to force the U.S. Department of Agriculture to add the white potato to the list of approved vegetables for its Women, Infants and Children food voucher program.
The day after a federal judge made Oregon the 18th state where same-sex couples could marry, the rank-and-file members of the Oregon Republican Party turned against one of their own for his support of marriage equality.
The Public Employees Benefit Board held the line on some cost increases pushed by Kaiser Permanente, renewing dental coverage with Kaiser with just a 4 percent increase -- down from Kaiser’s original 9.5 percent request.
President Obama’s nominee to replace Kathleen Sebelius at the head of the U.S.