Rep. Alissa Keny-Guyer (D-Portland) plans to introduce a bill this fall that aims to help families waiting for durable medical equipment -- while keeping used equipment in circulation.
Oregon legislature 2013
July 15, 2013 – Rural providers and emergency medical technicians will see an extension of the tax credits they've enjoyed for years, though the providers' tax credit comes with altered eligibility criteria.
.July 9, 2013 — The Legislature found extra funding in its final budget for breast and cervical cancer screening, rural ambulance services, and dental fluoride programs for school children as it passed its budget resolution, House Bill 5008, before adjourning on Monday.
July 9, 2013 — This is how the legislative session ends; not with a bang, but with a whimper.
July 8, 2013 — The new budget for the Department of Human Services provides a windfall of funding for child welfare and helps further advance Oregon’s lead in directing care to the state’s elderly and people with disabilities through their homes and in their communities.
July 8, 2013 — The Legislature cleared through dozens of bills on Saturday, including a study of universal healthcare and the regulation of midwives, marijuana dispensaries and traditional health workers as lawmakers moved to close the session.
July 3, 2013 — The Oregon Health Authority budget passed the House on a highly partisan 35-23 vote, with only Republican Rep. Bob Jenson of Pendleton crossing party lines to support the $15.2 billion budget with the Democratic majority.
July 1, 2013 — The House passed a universal healthcare study bill 37-23, clearing the way for private money to fund a comprehensive study into what advocates consider the most equitable and cost-effective means of financing healthcare for all Oregonians.