Governor John Kitzhaber
Former Governor John Kitzhaber can no longer practice medicine in Oregon. An emergency room physician, Kitzhaber's license became inactive in 2014, according to the Oregon Medical Board.
Governor John Kitzhaber is being remembered as a bipartisan leader who improved the lives of Oregonians by transforming the state’s healthcare delivery system. To compile this story, The Lund Report reached out to healthcare executives and community activists from across the state.
January 30, 2012 -- Discussions are under way with federal officials to provide Oregon with another $2.5 billion in Medicaid funds over the next five years to help transform its healthcare system and also approve the necessary waivers to implement the new plan.