Lynne Terry of Oregon Capital Chronicle
The bill would require the U.S. Department of Veterans Affairs to screen all women who’ve served in areas where garbage was burned in pits, so-called burn pits.
The state-operated psychiatric hospital is getting money to hire new nurses and other care staff, but the boost falls short of what officials had requested.
The Oregon Health Authority is looking for 20 teenagers to help spend $1 million in COVID recovery funds.
A new federal law prevents insurers from charging clients extra for out-of-network providers or services in hospitals.
The U.S. Department of Veterans Affairs plans to modernize health care facilities in Oregon and southwest Washington and shorten the time veterans in rural areas spend commuting for services.
Thousands of people in Oregon are interested in using psilocybin as a mental health treatment under the voter-approved program.
The bill would regulate the manufacturing and sales of kratom, used as a stimulant or painkiller, and make it a misdemeanor to sell it to those under 21.
Senate Bill 1530 would help couples in Oregon with infertility issues who buy their own insurance on the marketplace.
House Bill 4083 would require insurers to offer three free visits a year and assign primary health care providers for those who lack one.