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Health Authority Approves 15 CCO Applications

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The Oregon Health Authority announced Tuesday that it plans to open up the $6 billion Medicaid market next year, giving hundreds of thousands of Oregonians covered by the Oregon Health Plan the potential to be covered by a new insurer next year.  

Special Report: Oregon’s Meth Epidemic Surges Amid Focus On Opioids

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The millions of dollars and countless hours that Oregon health officials have devoted to fighting the opioid epidemic in recent years have had an effect: Overdose deaths from prescription painkillers have fallen to a 14-year low. 

Broad Action And Self Awareness Can Reduce Racial Inequities In Health Care, Panelists Say

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Language, education, income and housing all play a role in the health care disparities in Oregon, panelists at a health care forum said on Wednesday.

National Board Looks Into Allegations Against OHSU Emergency Department Chair

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The influential board that certifies emergency medicine physicians in the United States is looking into allegations of harassment against Dr. John Ma, the head of the emergency department at Oregon Health & Science University.

In Portland Area Medicaid Market, CareOregon Gains Power Behind The Scenes

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CareOregon is taking a more prominent position as an insurer for the Oregon Health Plan in the Portland metro area, which has a third of the state’s Medicaid population.

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