The state’s single-payer activists made their annual descent on Salem on Thursday, championing their perennial legislation to implement publicly financed, privately delivered healthcare -- this time accompanied by new research from the Rand Corporation, showing that the state could give everyone
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The state of Oregon projects that about 23,000 Oregonians in the healthcare industry could lose their jobs as result of the Republican healthcare bill, filling a critical hole in the analysis released Monday by the Congressional Budget Office.
Portland, Ore. Governor Kate Brown directed the Oregon Health Authority and Department of Consumer and Business Services to analyze the effects that the proposed American Health Care Act (AHCA) would have on the lives of Oregonians.
(Salem, OR) — Today, Governor Kate Brown released a report that details the impact to Oregon of the American Health Care Act (AHCA), which is currently being considered in Congress.
SALEM – Oregon Senate Majority Leader Ginny Burdick (D-Portland) and House Majority Leader Jennifer Williamson (D-Portland) released the following statement today regarding plans to repeal the Affordable Care Act:
Despite attempts by President-elect Trump to repeal and replace Obamacare, enrollment in Oregon is higher than ever before, and people have until Jan. 31 to sign up.
The latest enrollment figures show that 148,978 Oregonians had chosen coverage by Dec. 31, compared to 147,109 the previous year, according to Elizabeth Cronen, communications and legislative manager for the Oregon Health Insurance Marketplace.
A former Oregon state senator who was a vocal advocate of health insurance reform before leaving the Senate last year says his own family faces premiums of over $18,000 per year – and he’s blaming Republicans in Congress.
Today, the U.S. Department of Health and Human Services released an extensive compilation of state-level data illustrating the substantial improvements in health care for all Americans over the last six years.
For Republicans champing at the bit to repeal Obamacare -- particularly the hated individual mandate, which slaps a tax penalty on those who go without health insurance -- they may want to look to Washington state and see what a disaster that would be, to both consumers and the health insurance industry alike.
More than 11.3 million people have enrolled in private health insurance for 2016 under the Affordable Care Act, surpassing last year’s mark and the 10.5 million goal that the Obama administration set for the year, federal officials said Thursday.