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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.

Medicaid Insurers Looking At More State Oversight

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SALEM – The insurers that deliver Medicaid-funded health services to nearly 1 million Oregonians will be subject to stricter financial oversight under a bill that's a signature from the governor away from becoming law.

In Portland Area Medicaid Market, CareOregon Gains Power Behind The Scenes

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CareOregon is taking a more prominent position as an insurer for the Oregon Health Plan in the Portland metro area, which has a third of the state’s Medicaid population.

Oregon Wedding A Nasty Affair For 100-Plus

More than 100 people who attended a wedding in Oregon last year were sickened by a bug unknown to most people.

The outbreak of Shigella, which only sickens people and higher primates, was the second largest in the United States in more than 30 years.

Bills Push Financial Transparency In Medicaid Model But Meet Resistance

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Sustainable growth and financial transparency are listed among the state’s priorities for coordinated care organizations vying for Oregon’s second round of Medicaid funding.

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