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Scope of Practice Bill Sidelined by Sponsor

The Lund Report
Sen. Laurie Monnes Anderson (D-Gresham) will work on this bill with stakeholders “in the interim” between the 2011 and 2012 sessions

April 7, 2011—A bill that would create a more streamlined process for scope of practice changes is being tabled so legislators can focus their energy on more pressing healthcare transformation issues.

Bill Aims to Recruit More Primary Care Docs

The Lund Report
Legislation would work in tandem with similar efforts

March 24, 2011 -- Rep. Nancy Nathanson (D-Eugene) no longer serves on the House Health Care Committee, but her commitment to healthcare issues remains steadfast. That’s why she’s sponsoring House Bill 2366, which focuses on recruiting more primary care physicians to Oregon.

OHP Transformation Pegged for November

The Lund Report
Lawmakers received a draft timeline for integrating the Oregon Health Plan
March 17, 2011 – The Health System Transformation Team received a draft timeline Wednesday night that sets a deadline of November for significant changes to the Oregon Health Plan.

Concerns Cloud Transformation Team

The Lund Report
As the group’s final meeting approaches, key questions remain unanswered

March 10, 2011--Those hoping to get a clearer picture Wednesday night of what Oregon's healthcare reform legislation might look like were sorely disappointed, as the Health System Transformation Team raised more concerns about process and received few concrete answers from the Oregon Health Authority and Governor John Kitzhaber’s staff.


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