Briefly: Linfield College Pays $14.5 Million For New Home For Nursing Program

The new site is in Northeast Portland, the campus of the University of Western States, which specializes in chiropractic care. That university will be moving.

Linfield College is based in McMinnville, but for 35 years it's run a major part of its nursing program out of the space it leases at the Legacy Good Samaritan in Northwest Portland.

Alternative Practitioners Could Face Legal Hurdles with CCOs

The Lund Report
Rep. Dennis Richardson might throw a monkey wrench into the mix during the upcoming legislative session

January 8, 2013 -- Oregon statute is quite clear about allowing people on the Oregon Health Plan to receive care from complementary and alternative medical practitioners – acupuncturists, chiropractors, naturopaths, massage therapists and nurse midwives.

A non-discriminatory amendment is embedded in the legislation (Senate Bill 1580) that called for the creation of coordinated care organizations – charged with integrating physical, mental and dental care for low-income people on Medicaid.

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