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Universal Health Care Bill Awaits GOP's Return

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Oregon appears poised to embark on a sweeping study of how to establish “universal health care,” although just what that means would be up to the task force the Oregon Legislature would create.

Oregon Lawmakers Tackle Plan For Statewide Health Care

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The task is ambitious and a work is in progress, with a report due at the end of November.

The Oregon Legislature launched a panel 10 months ago to develop a roadmap for affordable statewide universal health care. The task was ambitious. Similar efforts in other states have gotten nowhere, and there is scant support at the federal level for expanding Medicaid.

Experts Support Single-Payer Health Care But Would It Work?

Experts at an Oregon Health Forum event said a single-payer system would improve access to care, lower costs and ease enrollment, but would not be easy to implement.

The need for the U.S. to fix its broken health system by providing universal care is a topic that has come up again this election cycle, with many politicians and constituents calling for health care reform.

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