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About five years ago, Oregon adopted an innovative Medicaid system that enabled the state to expand health care to nearly 1 million people today. But the system does not have a steady source of funds. This year Oregon's Medicaid funding gap was $950 million.
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Gov. John Kitzhaber has appointed new members to the Oregon Health Policy Board – the policy-making and oversight body for the Oregon Health Authority. Zeke Smith and Lisa Watson have replaced Nita Werner and Lillian Shirley.