“My goal is to get everyone eligible on Medicaid and help those moving off Medicaid to insurance,” Lynne Saxton told health policy leaders gathered at the State of Reform on Tuesday.
Oregon’s Tobacco Reduction Advisory Committee started combing through a draft $19.7 million 2015-2017 budget, one that looks similar to the $19.8 million 2013-2015 budget with a few changes.
Wasco County overall reported zero juvenile arrests during the typically rowdy spring break of 2013, the lowest level of juvenile crime in history, said Trudy Townsend, trauma-informed care coordinator for the Creating Sanctuary in the Columbia River Gorge movement who now leads community health
Forty years ago, Gonzala Lira and her friends began raising money for what became the Virginia Garcia Memorial Health Center and Foundation selling enchiladas and tacos in churches every weekend. “We were well known. There were not a lot of Mexican restaurants back then.”
Drivers and small business owners complained to the Health Share Advisory Council that Access2Care’s payment and other practices are forcing them out of business.
When Kenny La Point’s son was diagnosed with Type 1 diabetes, Oregon’s first “housing integrator” was then a member/user on the Central Oregon coordinated care organization’s community advisory council.
Just as air travelers are advised to put on their own oxygen masks before assisting others, Dr.
When T.R. Reid was bureau chief in Japan for The Washington Post, he wondered why healthcare prices were a tenth of what he paid in the U.S. “Japan has the oldest population and the healthiest. Those two shouldn’t go together.”
Oregon’s behavioral health workforce is “critical” to healthcare transformation but the numbers of those licensed last year was inadequate to meet the need for integrating physical and mental health, Oregon’s Healthcare Workforce Committee was told.
Nobody should be making money off Medicare and Medicaid, according to Stephen Weiss, who stepped down as chairman of Health Share’s Community Advisory Council when his term ended.