Lawmakers Blast Oregon Health Authority Over Rural Hospitals In ‘Freefall’

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A month after Oregon’s first COVID-19 case was confirmed, state medical officials say the worst of t

Coronavirus Fallout Affects Family Planning

The coronavirus pandemic has affected family planning, forcing some people to delay fertility treatments. Fertility providers have laid off staff and cut back on non-urgent treatments to preserve personal protective equipment like masks and gloves. And travel restrictions have further crimped revenues by keeping international patients from flying to the United States for treatment. 

COVID-19 Could Lead To 1.3 Million In Oregon On Medicaid, Study Says

Depending on the severity of the economic crisis induced by coronavirus, as many as 430,000 Oregonians could lose their employer-sponsored health plans in coming months, and most of those people – 320,000 – would turn to the Oregon Health Plan, the state’s version of Medicaid for low-income residents, a new report forecasts.


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