Oregon Department of Justice
April 26, 2013 -- Oregon health insurers that want to keep parts of their rate review filings secret may have to show that public disclosure will hurt overall marketplace competition, and not just their own bottom line.
October 24, 2012 -- A federally-funded program that was shut down following an investigation by the Oregon Department of Justice is about to re-emerge once again. Until late last year, the On The Move program had spent nearly $28 million to transition 336 people out of nursing homes into home and community-based settings. The majority of those dollars -- $20.3 million – came from federal grants; the rest from state coffers.
May 7, 2012 -- Oregon Attorney General John Kroger today announced a $100 million multistate agreement with global health care and medical
research company Abbott Laboratories over off-label promotional claims
related to its drug Depakote®. This agreement marks the largest ever
consumer protection-based pharmaceutical settlement.
“Protecting consumers from drug companies that use unscrupulous sales tactics is a top priority of the Department of Justice,” said Attorney General Kroger.
March 2, 2012 – The Oregon Department of Justice makes it quite clear – nonprofit entities such as hospitals are required to provide audited financial statements every year that show their net worth, the salaries of their top executives and the benefits they provide the community in order to remain tax exempt.