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John Kitzhaber On Medicaid: 'We've Lost Our Sense Of Vision'

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About five years ago, Oregon adopted an innovative Medicaid system that enabled the state to expand health care to nearly 1 million people today. But the system does not have a steady source of funds. This year Oregon's Medicaid funding gap was $950 million.

Oregon's Medicaid Director Wants To Step Up Oversight, Drive Reform

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Oregon’s former Medicaid Director Lori Coyner returned to the role Jan. 28, filling the vacancy she left in 2017. Her return comes in the midst of the state’s application process to cover the health care of about 1 million low-income Oregonians over the next five years.

Fight To Hike Oregon's Tobacco Tax Resurfaces

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Smokers paying higher taxes would help buy health insurance for low-income Oregonians under a plan being advanced by Gov. Kate Brown.

Brown is proposing tax increase of $2 a pack of cigarettes, currently taxed at $1.33.

CCO Meetings Now Open, Somewhat; Critics Voice Complaints

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Springfield family nurse practitioner Carol Crocker was irate enough with Lane County’s coordinated care organization, Trillium Community Health Plan, that earlier this month she showed up at 7 a.m.

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