Sure, they’re less expensive for consumers, but short-term health policies have another side: They’re highly profitable for insurers and offer hefty sales commissions.
The preliminary figures for health insurance enrollment by individuals on the federal exchange show a 6 percent drop from last year.
PeaceHealth, the Vancouver-based health care system with hospitals across the Northwest, announced on Tuesday that it is buying ZoomCare, a chain of neighborhood clinics that’s spread from Tigard to Seattle and Salem in just over a decade.
The future of the Affordable Care Act is threatened — again — this time by a ruling Friday from a federal district court judge in Texas.
Oregon’s enrollment in health insurance for people without Medicare, Medicaid or job-based coverage is lagging by 15 percent.
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Creating a “universal” state-run health care insurance system in Oregon is a monumental task and it’s unclear whether a majority of Oregonians even favor such a radical change, but a legislative work group this week offered some baby steps for the 2019 Legislature to consider.
As expected, the federal health insurance online marketplace is getting hit by a heavy volume of consumers trying to sign up for health insurance by Saturday's deadline.
When Kristen Kilmer was diagnosed with incurable breast cancer at age 38, her first thought was of her 8-year-old daughter. Kilmer had lost her own mother as a teenager and was determined to get more time with her only child.
A data breach of a tool used to enroll people in health care plans exposed the personal information of at least 1,094 Oregonians.