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High Oregon Insurance Coverage Rate Masks Some Disparities

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An overwhelming number of Oregonians have health insurance, but a small minority, about 240,000 people, still lack coverage, typically because they don’t qualify for government-paid plans and can’t afford commercial plans, the state’s 2019 health insurance survey found.

Officials Hope to Curtail Rise of Insurance Costs Under ACA

The Lund Report
Lawmakers and public officials are holding closed door meetings to create a state reinsurance program that would keep in tow exorbitant insurance increases next year

February 27, 2013 -- Concerns have been mounting by lawmakers and public officials that once the Affordable Care Act kicks in next January, those who purchase their own health insurance will face exorbitant prices.

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