The highest paid executives who manage Oregon’s Medicaid program took home more than $12 million in 2017, according to data obtained from the Oregon Health Authority through a public records request.
November 19, 2009 -- Sen. Jay Rockefeller (D-WV) two weeks ago sent a letter to CIGNA, one of the country’s largest health insurers, with new data from an investigation into health insurance pricing.
November 12, 2009 -- When Norman Gruber, CEO of Salem Hospital, sent his staff a memo announcing cutbacks of $9 million next year, he might have unleashed a hailstorm.
September 24, 2009 -- Faced with declining revenues, Regence BlueCross BlueShield of Oregon is trimming back its employee retirement fund. Starting Dec. 31, employees will no longer earn pension dollars, and the plan will be closed to new employees, according to a memo sent by Mark Stimpson, vice president of human resources, on Sept. 22.
September 17, 2009 -- Regence BlueCross BlueShield is among 52 health plans across the country targeted by Congressman Henry Waxman (D-California) who’s conducting an investigation into the private health insurance industry.
As chairman of the House Energy and Commerce Committee, Waxman’s asking the nation’s largest insurers to disclose their CEO salaries, bonuses, profit margins, corporate retreats and other financial data by the end of September.