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Medical Debt Contributes To Majority Of Oregon Bankruptcies, Report Finds

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Roughly 4,800 Oregonians filing for bankruptcy in 2019 listed medical bills among their debts, according to a new report.

Loopholes, Lack Of Staffing Stymie Transparency Of Oregon’s Drug Pricing Program

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The state’s Prescription Drug Price Transparency Program was created to illuminate pharmaceutical pricing practices, but pharmaceutical companies have shielded information they say infringes on trade secrets.

Prison Medical Staff Indifference Causes Severe Bodily Damage, Lawsuit Says

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A wooden sign reading Deer Ridge Correctional Institution sits in front of a chainlink fence with barren hills in the background.

A former state prisoner is suing the Oregon Department of Corrections for permanent loss of function and pain stemming from inadequate treatment and forced movement, including work.

Bend’s Largest Hospital Sued For Misconduct

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UPDATED: Monday, July 21, 2021 at 2 p.m.

A $1 million lawsuit filed against Central Oregon’s largest hospital, St. Charles Medical Center in Bend, alleges that a patient was sexually abused by an oncologist.

Protesters Take Insurance Giant to Task over GOP Healthcare Bill

Disabled activists and allies hold Regence BlueCross BlueShield accountable for donations to proponents of the plan

A group of about 20 disabled activists and their allies and service providers stormed Regence BlueCross BlueShield in downtown Portland Monday to deliver a receipt for the millions of Americans that would lose coverage under the Republican health care bill.

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