Governor Kitzhaber Statement on House Bill 2216

May 14, 2013 — Governor Kitzhaber today released the following statement thanking the Oregon House of Representatives for its 54-5 vote in favor of House Bill 2216, which extends funding mechanisms for the Oregon Health Plan: 
“I look forward to swift action by the Oregon Senate on this important part of our commitment to transform Oregon's health care system to achieve better health, better care, and lower costs. This bill is an essential part of the overall state budget and a critical step in ensuring that we deliver efficient, effective services for seniors and Oregon’s most vulnerable citizens.” 
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