Chicago, IL — Today AARP released the findings of a survey that said a majority of voters ages 50 plus – including most Trump supporters – oppose specific provisions of the bill that make health care more expensive for older Americans.
The Public Interest Research Group and AARP are joining state’s attorney generals, including Oregon’s Ellen Rosenblum to defend states’ ability to require self-insured companies to report their medical claims data to state all-payer, all-claims databases.
SALEM, OREGON, May 27, 2015 – Today the Oregon Senate passed the Caregiver Advise, Record, and Enable (CARE) Act (HB 3378) with a unanimous vote of support. The bill now goes to Governor Kate Brown for her signature, as it passed the House of Representatives on April 30th.
Clackamas, Oregon—The AARP Public Policy Institute today is launching the AARP Livability Index, a first of its kind resource that allows people to determine how well their communities are meeting their current and future needs.
The House Health Committee is moving forward with two bills to close a coverage gap -- linking people who need special assistance with information about a caregiver or supportive person before they leave the hospital.
As consumers increasingly are being asked to pay a larger share of their health bills, a coalition of insurers, pharmaceutical companies, and provider and consumer advocacy groups launched Thursday a new push for greater transparency regarding the actual costs of services.
PORTLAND, OREGON, April 7, 2015 – A recent AARP survey of Oregon registered voters age 45 and older, found that 85 percent of Oregonians want to live independently, at home as long as possible, as long as they have the help of a family caregiver.
The United Hospital Fund and AARP Public Policy Institute issued a report today with compelling new evidence that family caregivers who provide complex chronic care to people who also have cognitive and behavioral health conditions face particularly demanding challenges, including high levels of
Editor's Note: Deschutes County has several private home care agencies. An earlier version of this article mistakenly said there were no home care agencies in part of Sen. Tim Knopp's district, but his district is entirely in Deschutes County. We regret the error.
AARP Oregon Director of Government Relations Rick Bennett offered the following statement in reaction to the announcement that Cover Oregon and the Oregon Health Plan have enrolled approximately 170,000 Oregonians in health care coverage.