Gov. Kate Brown is moving towards reopening Oregon.
As a first step, she said she will allow health care providers to provide non-urgent surgeries and procedures starting May 1 if they meet certain criteria.
A bipartisan group of 11 rural lawmakers called on Gov. Kate Brown on Friday to support a $200 million plan to keep hospitals afloat during the coronavirus pandemic.
As the U.S. battles to limit the spread of the highly contagious new coronavirus, the number of health care workers ordered to self-quarantine because of potential exposure to an infected patient is rising at an exponential pace.
Medicare cut payments to 2,583 hospitals Tuesday, continuing the Affordable Care Act’s eight-year campaign to financially pressure hospitals into reducing the number of patients who return for a second stay within a month.