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Oregon, First Again

On Thursday May 27, Governor Kate Brown signed House Bill 2468 into law and in so doing once again placed Oregon first in the nation.  HB-2468 inserts the non-discrimination provisions (Section 2706) of the federal “Patient Protection and Affordable Care Act (Obamacare) into Oregon state law, we

Naturopaths Left Behind in New Coordinated Care Organizations

The Lund Report
Oregon Health Plan benefits letter makes no provision for naturopathic primary care; negotiations continue

September 19, 2012 -- Naturopathic medicine advocates worry that one of the many casualties of Oregon’s new coordinated care system will be Eugene resident Penelope Jones-Vaughn, who adopted a severely abused infant son with fetal alcohol syndrome from his birth mother. His symptoms included an inability to feel pain, weeklong bouts of constipation and waking up constantly with nightmares.

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