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The Oregon Legislature launched a panel 10 months ago to develop a roadmap for affordable statewide universal health care. The task was ambitious. Similar efforts in other states have gotten nowhere, and there is scant support at the federal level for expanding Medicaid.
Representative Mitch Greenlick, D-Portland, and House Speaker Tina Kotek, D-Portland, are reintroducing legislation that will provide greater daylight and accountability in the state’s Medicaid system, opening up their b
Rep. Mitch Greenlick, D-Portland, rolled out his coordinated care organization reform bill on Monday with the support of House Speaker Tina Kotek, D-Portland.
Greenlick intends to build on the success of locally driven reforms to the state Medicaid program by requiring CCOs to be more transparent and more accountable while protecting the public investment in the health of the state’s children, low-income adults and disabled people.
March 24, 2011 -- A bill sponsored by Rep. Mitch Greenlick (D-Portland) would require a license in Oregon for direct entry midwives.
March 21, 2011 -- Last Thursday’s contentious Senate Subcommittee on Health Care Reform work session on Oregon’s health insurance exchange bill illustrated the rough road ahead for legislation that would transform the state’s health insurance marketplace.