Physicians, providers, patients and groups are asking the Oregon Legislature to pass Senate Bill 1579, the “Medication Synchronization” bill. This simple legislation allows patients to synchronize their medicati
The Joint Committee on Ways and Means yesterday passed Senate Bill 1542-A on an 19-7 vote. The bill moved to the Senate floor, where it had its second reading this morning.
Today Governor Kitzhaber announced that Legacy Health, Providence Health & Services, OHSU, PeaceHealth, Kaiser Permanente NW, and the Oregon Nurses Association have agreed to meet with SEIU and the Governor’s Office to accelerate progress toward the health care “Triple Aim”:
More than 74 percent of the uninsured who qualify for Medicaid or health insurance marketplace subsidies—18.9 million people—file federal income tax returns, creating an opportunity to boost enrollment in these coverage programs.
National Center Risk Analysis Division Director Jeff Stier is submitting testimony today to the Rhode Island legislature in opposition to a
The Robert Wood Johnson Foundation (RWJF) and Consumer Reports have created a free, easy-to-use tool that helps people learn how to lower the cost of health insurance plans offered through the new state marketplaces with the health premium tax credit.