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Report: Economic Slump Could Increase Oregon’s Medicaid Bill By Half A Billion Dollars

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Depending on the level of unemployment created by the virus-induced economic crisis, Oregon would need to spend between $75 million and $516 million in state money to cover the additional Medicaid enrollees for the period January 2020-December 2022, according to a new report.

FamilyCare, Oregon Health Authority Score Partial Wins In Ongoing Legal Wrangling

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A costly, long-running legal battle between a defunct health insurer and the state of Oregon is returning to court after a recent federal ruling delivered partial wins to both sides.

Merger Of CareOregon Into Providence Off Over CareOregon’s Independence, Secular Status

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CareOregon and Providence Health & Services have called off their planned merger after their months-long talks deadlocked and amid a groundswell of opposition from local health care advocates and state and county officials.

Oregon Health Authority Could Face Deep Cuts To Behavioral Health, Medicaid 

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The Oregon Health Authority may freeze new behavioral health programs, remove nearly one-quarter of the beds from Oregon State Hospital and pare back Medicaid services, even as the state reels from the pandemic with thousands of laid-off Oregonians applying for free health coverage under the Oreg

Medicaid Enrollment Jumps In Oregon But State Not In Crisis

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 A growing number of the hundreds of thousands of Oregonians made jobless by the coronavirus crisis are signing up for Medicaid insurance, but for now, at least, Oregon has enough money to cover them.

No Surge Yet For Oregon’s Medicaid Program

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Oregon’s Medicaid system hasn’t yet been strained  by the coronavirus-induced economic freefall -- but mainly because many of the newly unemployed aren’t immediately applying for the subsidized health insurance, the head of Oregon’s Medicaid program said.

COVID-19 Could Lead To 1.3 Million In Oregon On Medicaid, Study Says

Depending on the severity of the economic crisis induced by coronavirus, as many as 430,000 Oregonians could lose their employer-sponsored health plans in coming months, and most of those people – 320,000 – would turn to the Oregon Health Plan, the state’s version of Medicaid for low-income residents, a new report forecasts.

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