Today Governor Kitzhaber announced that Legacy Health, Providence Health & Services, OHSU, PeaceHealth, Kaiser Permanente NW, and the Oregon Nurses Association have agreed to meet with SEIU and the Governor’s Office to accelerate progress toward the health care “Triple Aim”:
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With healthcare taking center stage at the Oregon State Capitol, you can count on The Lund Report to bring you the most in-depth and comprehensive coverage. We go beneath the surface, to investigate what’s going on behind the scenes and take pride in our independence.
As the year draws to a close, we want to give our readers the chance to take a look back at what we – the reporting staff – consider our best stories of 2013.
The next Oregon legislative session is just two months away and the issues are already heating up.
May 10, 2012 -- Regence BlueCross BlueShield may have witnessed its final months as Oregon’s top insurer in the commercial marketplace. Only five years ago – in 2007–Regence led Kaiser by a margin of 633,510 members as Regence insured over 1.1 million commercially.
May 2, 2012 – Three years ago, I started The Lund Report to become the watchdog of the healthcare industry in Oregon. Since then, we’ve brought you stories each and every week that you won’t find elsewhere and done it with a very lean budget – by relying on award-winning freelance journalists.
April 25, 2012— Eyebrows almost instantaneously raised during the Oregon Health Policy Board’s meeting earlier this month when board members realized that an organization serving the Department of Corrections’ inmates had submitted a letter of intent to become a coordinated care organization (CCO).