OHSU Fined $2.4 Million by CMS

The hospital, which has refunded the overpayments, resulted from the lack of adequate controls when billing Medicare claims.

An audit conducted by the Office of Inspector General has found that Oregon Health & Science University did not fully comply with Medicare billing requirements from 2010 through 2012 which resulted in overpayments of $2.4 million.

OHSU Reports Sharp Drop in Uninsured Patients

By mid-April, OHSU had raised $296 million toward its Knight Cancer Challenge, according to President Joe Robertson.

Oregon Health & Science University reported operating income of $69.8 million through March, which is $21 million over target and 11 percent above last year's revenues, according to chief financial officer Lawrence Furnstahl's report to the board of directors recently.

Legislators Urged to Deny $200 Million in Bond Funding for OHSU

Dr. Kris Alman
Dr. Kris Alman is urging legislators to not fund OHSU’s bond funding request, contending there is no return on investment for the public.

OPINION -- On the face of it, a general obligation bond for OHSU's Knight Cancer Institute seems to be a no-brainer. A down payment to match (and not a penny less) Phil Knight's $.5 Billion generous gesture. Win the war on cancer. Good paying jobs.

OHSU Faces Cautious Support and Skepticism at Capitol for $200 Million Request

Oregon Health & Science University wants to make the most of a generous donation from Phil Knight and invest $1.5 billion toward a nationally recognized cancer research center, but it’s asking the state to borrow $200 million on its behalf.

Oregon Health & Science University brought its heavyweights to the Capitol on Friday with a request that the state pitch in $200 million worth of general obligation bonds to help Oregon invest in a “cancer-curing economy.”


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