Despite a political climate in Washington, D.C., that makes compromise challenging at best, critical healthcare programs have been protected and strengthened over the past year, Senator Ron Wyden, D-Ore., told about 150 people who gathered for the Oregon Health Forum’s Friday morning event.
Senator Ron Wyden
While Governor Kate Brown and the Oregon Health Authority are urging the Centers for Medicare & Medicaid Services to approve Oregon’s multi-year waiver before President-elect Trump takes office, there still could be trouble ahead, according to U.S. Senator Ron Wyden, D-OR.
Senate Finance Committee Ranking Member Ron Wyden, D-Ore., today said he hopes Medicare Advantage plans in Oregon will apply for a new demonstration project from the Centers for Medicare & Medicaid Services (CMS) that would encourage the use of high-value health services to treat chronic illn
WASHINGTON – Senate Finance Committee Ranking Member Ron Wyden, D-Ore., today heard from three witnesses with Oregon ties about the need for more flexibility in the child welfare system to help vulnerable families and children and reduce lengthy stays in foster care.
WASHINGTON – Senate Finance Committee Ranking Member Ron Wyden, D-Ore., today spoke on the Senate floor before an expected vote to remove federal funding for Planned Parenthood, an organization that provides many vital women’s health services.
October 15, 2009 -- Police arrested 12 people today for trespassing outside the Portland headquarters of Regence BlueCross BlueShield. The acts of civil disobedience were met by similar direct actions in nine cities across the country organized by Healthcare Now and the Center for the Working Poor.
Including the 12 in Portland, 54 people were arrested nationwide.