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Loopholes, Lack Of Staffing Stymie Transparency Of Oregon’s Drug Pricing Program

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The state’s Prescription Drug Price Transparency Program was created to illuminate pharmaceutical pricing practices, but pharmaceutical companies have shielded information they say infringes on trade secrets.

First Round of Oregon v. Pharma. State Publishes Data And Stories. Next Up: Trade Secrets

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An Oregon program that aims to peel back the opaque layers of prescription drug pricing wrapped up its first year this week with a report to the Legislature that underlines

OSPIRG Urges Insurance Division not to Approve Rates that Include Unreasonable Costs

The Division is reconsidering 2017 rates for ATRIO Health Plans, BridgeSpan Health Company, Providence Health Plan and Regence BlueCross BlueShield of Oregon and expects to announce its decision later this week.

OPINION -- We applaud DCBS’s efforts to ensure broader access to and choice of health coverage in parts of the state where insurers were initially proposing to pull out of the Individual market in 2017, including parts of Central, Eastern and Southern Oregon, and we support the effort to enable e

Oregon’s Health Insurers Remained Financially Viable in 2010

The Lund Report
A new report released by the Department of Consumer and Business Services found that these insurers averaged a 3 percent profit that year

March 2, 2012 -- An Oregon House committee heard the annual report on health insurance in an informational session earlier this week.

The report, issued in January by the Department of Consumer and Business Services (DCBS) contains information about how Oregon's seven largest health insurers are doing financially.

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