Providence Health Plan
February 15, 2012 -- Providence Health Plans is seeking a 5.4 percent average rate increase for small businesses, which would affect 2,645 employers who have 30,869 employees. If approved, the increase would take effect August 1.
The Oregon Insurance Division has scheduled a public hearing for 10 a.m., February 24 at the Public Services Building in Salem. To learn more details and submit a public comment, click here.
January 25, 2012 -- It can be very exasperating when an employer changes health plan options and people no longer have quite the same benefits.
Irma Gentile faced that dilemma. An early retiree, she joined the Oregon Educators Benefit Board in 2008, choosing Providence Health Plan after reviewing the other three choices available to her.
October 27, 2009 -- The public option debated in Congress won’t gain any traction with Oregon’s insurance executives who keep comparing the proposal to traditional Medicare, claiming it’s a broken system in need of serious repair.