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Therapists Ride Regulatory Roller Coaster

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Therapists are riding a regulatory roller coaster at a time when Americans are struggling with trauma over the pandemic’s rising illnesses, deaths and financial stress. Some critics warn that the United States is on the verge of a mental health crisis.

Health Insurers’ Q1 Financial Filings Portend Difficult Year

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Commercial health insurers in Oregon struggled to stem financial losses through the first quarter of 2020, previewing what could be a chaotic year for the insurance industry as the coronavirus pandemic continues to upend the health care system.

Approval For CareOregon, Providence Deal Could Take Months

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After announcing earlier this month that it wants to become part of giant Providence Health & Services, Portland-based nonprofit health insurer CareOregon now must persuade regulatory authorities to approve the deal.

CareOregon Is Becoming Part Of Providence

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CareOregon, the largest insurer of Medicaid patients in the state, is becoming part of the multistate, multi-billion-dollar Providence Health & Services system, under a proposal the two nonprofits announced Tuesday morning.

It's Been A Good Year So Far For Health Insurers

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Oregon's largest commercial health insurers racked up solid profits through the first half of 2019, as they took advantage of a brief reprieve from an Affordable Care Act fee that has cost them millions of dollars in past years.

Most Oregon Health Insurers Seek Modest Rate Increases

The relatively small number of Oregonians who buy individual or small-group health insurance in the marketplace – as opposed to receiving it from employers or the government – will likely face overall moderate price hikes next year, although some insurance companies want to impose big increases w

Lawsuit: Atrio Loses $29 Million, Overbills Medicare $31 Million

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A Roseburg-based health insurance company specializing in Medicare coverage in western Oregon has filed a lawsuit against two contractors in a $60 million dollar dispute over lost revenue and overcharges to the federal government.

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