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May 10, 2013 – This time around Barney Speight insists it's for real. On July 1, he's stepping down as special assistant to the director of the Oregon Health Authority, Dr. Bruce Goldberg, and intends to retire – for good.
Editor's Note: This article has been amended for accuracy.
May 9, 2013 — Rep. Mitch Greenlick, D-Portland, has moved to scale back a measure that would enhance the Oregon Prescription Drug Monitoring Program, citing concerns raised by the American Civil Liberties Union.
May 2, 2013 – In the 28 years that De Paul Treatment Services has provided youth alcohol and drug treatment services, it's only seen a minor increase in reimbursement rates from the state. Now its future, along with the future of other youth treatment facilities around the state, is uncertain, according to Sheila North, executive director.
April 24, 2013 — Next year, the Affordable Care Act will allow people whose income falls below 138 percent of the federal poverty level to receive coverage through the Oregon Health Plan.
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April 17, 2013 — Sen. Alan Bates, D-Medford, has pushed a last-minute bill that would require coordinated care organizations to first provide contracts to all the dental care organizations in its geographic area before hiring independent dentists.
April 12, 2013 — The Affordable Care Act will roll out next year, and Oregon has instituted its own pioneering healthcare delivery reforms through coordinated care organizati
April 10, 2013 -- A proposed order has been issued to South Salem Rehabilitation, LLC dba Avamere Rehabilitation of Salem for the development of a new, 80-bed nursing facility to be located near the southeast corner of Kuebler Boulevard Southeast and Interstate 5 in Salem.