With the country on course to enshrine the rights of transgender Americans, Wren Vetens introduced herself as a woman for the first time in January 2016, at the annual meeting of the American Astronomical Society.
Health leaders across Oregon are bracing themselves for a massive influx of people later this summer, when a total solar eclipse can be viewed across a wide swathe of the state. There’s no simple template to prepare for the Aug. 21 event.
Gov. Kate Brown has proposed an agenda for the 2017 session that’s high on difficult cuts, but also perhaps surprisingly has a heavy lift for a big wish.
Healthcare advocates for Pacific Islanders are poised to gain a half-step toward a cost-free insurance program for their low-income members, as House Bill 2522 has been amended to direct the Insurance Division
OPINION- We will not reinvent the wheel. The core management problems we face happen everywhere people work together to accomplish large objectives.
March 28, 2011--The debate over how to reform Oregon’s healthcare system is contentious, but everyone agrees on certain facts. Healthcare costs are rising. Insurance premiums are increasing faster than peoples’ incomes. Obtaining insurance that’s both affordable and provides adequate health coverage is nearly impossible for the average Oregonian. And nobody seems to understand how the insurance rate review process really works.
March 15, 2011--A pair of bills allowing smaller school districts to opt out of the Oregon Educators Benefit Board (OEBB) and seek health insurance elsewhere is dividing the state’s education groups.
October 27, 2009 -- The public option debated in Congress won’t gain any traction with Oregon’s insurance executives who keep comparing the proposal to traditional Medicare, claiming it’s a broken system in need of serious repair.