Two health-care giants, Cambia Health Solutions in Portland and Blue Cross and Blue Shield of North Carolina in Durham, announced a partnership agreement on Tuesday that’s designed to save money and spur innovation.
Oregon has agreed to settle with the pharmaceutical company, Pfizer, again over false, misleading or illegal marketing claims or promotions of its drugs.
Insurance officials in Oregon and California have approved a deal between Moda Health and Delta Dental of California that will give the Oregon-based company a much-needed infusion of cash.
A trio of bipartisan legislators in Oregon are backing a bill that would eliminate the state’s non-medical exemption for vaccines.
Oregon took the lead on Tuesday in a multi-state front against the Trump administration’s “gag rule” on abortion providers.
Health insurance complaints in Oregon were up last year.
Researchers at Oregon Health & Science University announced an initial breakthrough on a vaccine against malaria, which killed nearly 500,000 people worldwide in 2017.
The state’s largest Medicaid insurer intends to apply for the next five-year round of multi-million dollar contracts.
Update on Monday 1/28/2019 1:10 p.m.: The outbreak now includes 35 confirmed cases and 11 suspected ones. The majority of cases continue to be in children, with 25 cases between 1 and 10 years old, nine between 11 and 18 years old and one adult younger than 29.