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Briefly: Oregon Center for Public Policy Hires New Executive Director

Alejandro Queral, who moves into the position Aug. 30, impressed the search committee with his varies skills and commitment to collaboration.

 

The Oregon Center for Public Policy, a think tank in Southwest Portland, has hired a new executive director.

Alejandro Queral will take the reins Aug. 30, after leaving his current position as director of community investments for United Way Columbia-Willamette.

Uninsured Despite the Mandate

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Low-income Oregonians are expected to make up the bulk of the state’s population who still won’t have health insurance despite the Affordable Care Act’s requirement that they do so. Getting them covered is a priority for the goal of health insurance for all Oregonians.

We're All in This Together to Help 440,000 Uninsured Oregonians

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Statement by OCPP policy analyst Janet Bauer on today's Supreme Court ruling upholding the Affordable Care Act

June 28, 2012 -- The Supreme Court decision is a victory for all Oregonians. Oregon can continue to move forward with confidence with its plans to reach 440,000 uninsured Oregonians mainly through the Oregon Health Plan and a new health insurance exchange for individuals and small businesses.

The Affordable Care Act is a promise to Americans and Oregonians that we're all in this together. After today's ruling, we remain together.

 

Consumer Advocates Create Watchdog Group to Monitor CCO Development

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By sharing information and resources, they hope to make a stronger impact on CCO development

April 27, 2012—Healthcare and social justice advocates are joining together to form an ad- hoc “CCO Watchdog” group to closely monitor the implementation of coordinated care organizations throughout the state and advocate on behalf of Oregon Health Plan members.

The Oregon Center for Public Policy and Oregon Action are spearheading the effort.

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