Image SHUTTERSTOCK Biden On Leaked Draft Opinion On Abortion: The ‘Right To Choose Is Fundamental’ President Joe Biden said that he has directed his Gender Policy Council and White House Counsel’s Office to prepare responses to an expected U.S. Supreme Court decision to overturn Roe v. Wade. May 3, 2022 Image SHUTTERSTOCK Biden Quietly Transforms Medicaid Safety Net Officials are engineering a series of expansions to Medicaid that may bolster protections for millions of low-income Americans and bring more people into the program. Jun 24, 2021 Biden Seeks $400 Billion to Buttress Long-Term Care. A Look at What’s at Stake. Prospects for the president’s proposal are uncertain. Republicans decry its cost and argue that much of what the plan contains doesn't count as real infrastructure. Apr 12, 2021 Image Vaccine is delivered to Oregon Health & Science University. | OHSU Why Even Presidential Pressure Might Not Get More Vaccine to Market Faster Forcing companies to gear up production won’t provide much-needed doses anytime soon because expanding production lines takes time and establishing lines in repurposed facilities can take months. Jan 26, 2021 Image Oregon Health & Science University ICU nurse Ansu Drammeh is vaccinated by dental resident Ryan Thrower. | FRITZ LIEDTKE/OHSU Biden’s Covid Challenge: 100 Million Vaccinations in the First 100 Days. It Won’t Be Easy. Now, during a once-in-a-century pandemic, President Joe Biden has promised to provide 100 million COVID-19 vaccinations in his first 100 days in office. Jan 20, 2021 Image Joe Biden/Gage Skidmore from CC BY-SA 2.0 Hospitals Hostile To Biden Plan To Drop Medicare Age To 60 Dropping Medicare eligibility age to 60 from 65 would deprive hospitals of billions of dollars in revenue they now get from commercial insurance plans. Nov 11, 2020 Image SHUTTERSTOCK Biden’s Big Health Agenda Won’t Be Easy to Achieve If Joe Biden wins the presidency in November, health is likely to play a high-profile role in his agenda. Just probably not in the way he or anyone else might have predicted. Oct 22, 2020 As Trump Touts His ‘Great’ COVID Drugs, the Pharma Cash Flows to Biden, Not Him Reversing a trend in which contributions from drugmakers’ political committees and their employees have gone largely to Republicans, so far for 2020 the industry has tilted toward Democrats. Oct 12, 2020 Image SHUTTERSTOCK Candidates Are Betting Big On Health. Is That What Voters Really Want? Dec 3, 2019 Image SHUTTERSTOCK Do 160 Million Americans Really Like Their Health Plans? Kind Of Nov 21, 2019 Subscribe to Joe Biden Newsletter Sign up for our health news updates. Email Address Get Involved COVERING MEASURE 110Help us investigate the implementation of Oregon’s Drug Addiction Treatment and Recovery Act.SHARE YOUR PERSPECTIVEWhether you work within the health system or experience it as a patient, we want to hear from you.NEWS TIPSSecurely submit an anonymous news tip or confidential document.DONATESupport our journalism by making a tax-deductible gift.