Fresh off his close victory in a Eugene state representative primary, Marty Wilde abounds with energy and enthusiasm.
The Lund Report
The future of coordinated care is at stake as state officials begin wrestling with new contracts that will be released n
Oregon Insurance Commissioner Andrew Stolfi told a pair of legislative panels this week that the state’s consumers will be protected against the Trump administration’s attempts to sabotage the Affordable Care Act with the promotion of substandard, short-term health insurance plans.
The United States has a lot to learn from how other industrialized nations provide healthcare to their citizens – but it will take incremental change and a willingness to act before this country can achieve widespread coverage, two experts in health policy aid Wednesday morning at the Oregon Heal
The Public Employee Benefit Board voted to hold off on increased deductibles and other unpopular cuts to healthcare benefits for state workers while still trimming $9.4 million from 2019 expenses to keep spending under the inflation cap set by the Legislature.
Individuals buying Affordable Care Act health plans for 2019 are likely to see rate hikes next year, if most the state’s seven domestic health insurers have their way, according to rate requests submitted to state regulators this week. But it’s not all bad news.
In yet another blow for what was once one of the Portland area’s largest providers of health coverage, FamilyCare has been authorized to shut down its Medicare Advantage plans effective June 30. Roughly 4,100 people in the Portland area and Clatsop County will be affected.