Oregon Hospital Association

For-Profit Willamette Valley Hospital Tops Charges to OEBB at 411% of Medicare

The Lund Report
A Milliman actuarial report compared charges to the health plan for educators with Medicare. Tuality Healthcare and Providence Willamette Falls Hospital lead the Portland Metro Area while Legacy offered the lowest prices.

 

A 2013 report prepared for the state teachers’ union shows wild disparities in the amount hospitals are charging the Oregon Educators Benefit Board for services, compared to the federal health plan for the elderly, Medicare.

Health Systems Work to Block Impact of Self-Referral Law

The Lund Report
A bipartisan bill crafted by Sen. Chip Shields and Sen. Larry George requires doctors to notify patients of their right to get tests or physical therapy from a provider of their choice, but Providence and others want to give patients as little notice as possible, and keep them inside their health system.

Editor's Note: An earlier version incorrectly associated an OHSU attorney with Legacy Health System. We regret the error.

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