The co-founder and chief executive of Portland-based Zoom Care says an ambitious transparency initiative his company has launched represents the future of health care in the United States.
A nationally recognized expert in the field just happens to agree.
Sweeping bipartisan majorities last week passed into law House Bill 4005,setting up a system for the state to demand more transparency from
The Senate has passed the coordinated care organization transparency bill with the surprise last-minute support of the Coalition for a Healthy Oregon, the group of seven CCOs that had long opposed the bill, particularly its re
June 20, 2013 — The Senate passed a bill that will ensure a minimal level of public oversight in the operations of coordinated care organizations, but Sen. Jeff Kruse, a Roseburg Republican, objected because it allows CCOs to keep some meetings private that he said were specifically intended to be public.
April 18, 2013 — Rep.
Editor's note: This story has been corrected from an earlier version.
February 15, 2013 — Coordinated care organizations would face more scrutiny under a pair of bills heard Wednesday from Portland Democrats Sen. Chip Shields and Rep. Mitch Greenlick.
January 8, 2012 -- When insurance officials made a decision about a rate request by Regence BlueCross BlueShield after reviewing documents behind closed doors last summer, it raised the ire of Sen. Chip Shields (D-Portland).
A strong proponent of transparency, he’s drafting legislation that would let consumer watchdog groups such as OSPIRG have access to such proprietary information, giving them intervener status.