On behalf of people with Medicare, we remain cautiously optimistic about a bipartisan agreement on policy to repeal and replace the Sustainable Growth Rate (SGR) formula. We are encouraged that Congress appears committed to advancing a Medicare payment system centered on high-value care, as opposed to high-volume care.
A Multnomah County nurse immunizes a student at a walk-in clinic in 2013.
Health Share of Oregon’s Community Advisory Council meeting, scheduled for Friday, February 7 at 12:30pm, has been cancelled due to the severe weather conditions in the Tri-County area.
During the month of February, Virginia Garcia Memorial Health Center will be celebrating National Children’s Dental Health Month by inviting new parents to participate in the monthly Baby Days program.
WHAT: 6th Annual Northwest Environmental Health Conference
WHEN: Tuesday, April 8, 2014; 8:30 AM – 4:30 PM
WHERE: Portland State University, Portland, OR
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 synchroni
Tonia Hunt comes to us with more than 20 years of nonprofit experience in children’s policy and direct service. She served for nine years as Executive Director of the Children’s Center in Clackamas County.
Less than one-third of uninsured Americans expect their access to health care to improve in 2014, according to a survey conducted by the Urban Institute for the Robert Wood Johnson Foundation. One in four uninsured respondents expect their health care costs to improve.
Avalere Health estimates that from October through December 2013, between 1.1 million and 1.8 million people have newly enrolled in Medicaid as a result of the Affordable Care Act (ACA). These estimates are concentrated in states expanding Medicaid—with expansion states representing roughly three-fourths of total estimated new Medicaid sign- ups.