budget cuts

Experts: Oregon Would Lose Funds, Other Changes Less Clear, Under Republican Insurance Overhaul

Speaking in Portland on Wednesday morning, experts from Washington, D.C., and Oregon healthcare leaders spelled out concerns that the American Health Care Act could roll back gains, cost the state heavily

The Republican-backed healthcare overhaul that’s working its way through Congress this week would likely force huge spending cuts and leave thousands of people uninsured in Oregon if it’s approved – but many other changes being pushed in the legislation are unlikely to pass the Senate

Legacy Health System Cuts Work Force by 400

The Lund Report
Oregon is expected to save $3.2 billion over the next five years by transforming its healthcare system with many of those reductions coming from hospitals

January 18, 2012 -- Legacy Health System is preparing to reduce its work force by 400 employees because of a $40 million budget gap that includes $30 million in Medicaid payment reductions. Employees will be notified by February 15.

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