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Opinion: Not What the Doctor Ordered

Rising health care costs are a real concern, especially for senior citizens who live on fixed incomes and for patients with chronic diseases. Proposed policy prescriptions may help reduce those costs but only if taken as directed.

PeaceHealth Files Suit, Accusing Trillium, Health Net Of False Advertising

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PeaceHealth has filed suit against Trillium Community Health Plan and its affiliate, Health Net Health Plan of Oregon, alleging the two insurers engaged in false advertising by touting their Medicare Advantage plans for 2020 as including PeaceHealth as an in-network provider.

High Oregon Insurance Coverage Rate Masks Some Disparities

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An overwhelming number of Oregonians have health insurance, but a small minority, about 240,000 people, still lack coverage, typically because they don’t qualify for government-paid plans and can’t afford commercial plans, the state’s 2019 health insurance survey found.

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