The Oregon Health Care Association has waded into the 2018 primary season, supporting Marty Wilde, one of two Democrats battling to replace outgoing Rep.
The Oregon House of Representatives voted 53 to 3 to renew the tax on nursing home facilities by six years, extending the tax through 2026.
PORTLAND, Ore., March 7, 2017–The Purple Ribbon Commission, brought together by the Alzheimer’s Association Oregon Chapter and the Oregon Health Care Association, has released its 2016 report including legislative recommendations to advance quality dementia care in Oregon.
PORTLAND, Ore., November 16, 2016—The Oregon Health Care Association (OHCA) has published the “2016 Long Term Care State Report” which details valuable data and research on the long term care service sector in Oregon.
PORTLAND, Ore., November 3, 2016–The Purple Ribbon Commission, brought together by the Alzheimer’s Association Oregon Chapter and the Oregon Health Care Association, will convene on November 4, at a public symposium, and during the following week to discuss innovative and evidence-informed practi
The Oregon Health Care Association has called for the Oregon Home Care Commission to suspend its program offering home care services to private payers, arguing that the little-utilized program has no way of covering its costs, and taxpayers will be left bailing it out.
A potential rise in the state minimum wage from $9.25 to $13.50 or $15 an hour is making some Oregon long-term care and social service providers with fixed budgets anxious unless the state follows through with a corresponding increase in the state spending on these services to avoid squeezing the
While Beaverton Rep.
Walter Dawson, PhD, Director of Research and Analytics at the Oregon Health Care Association and part-time lecturer in Portland State University’sSchool of Community Health, Institute on Aging has been awarded a 2015-16 Fulbright Award to Canada.
Funding to care for Oregon’s seniors isn’t keeping up with the growing number of the aging population most in need, according to a study by Portland State University.
The number of Oregon seniors who depend on Medicaid has risen considerably since 2008, but the Legislature’s funding of reimbursement rates for services has declined in the same time period, according to a new report by Portland State University’s Institute on Aging.
The healthcare industry has had an active summer, putting down upwards of $1.2 million trying to sculpt the outcome of the 2014 political elections and put their fingerprints on public policy for the 2015 legislative ses
The money from the healthcare industry continues to flow like pinot noir into the casks of Oregon politicians this election season, with a review of 12 key players showing receipts of nearly $1.3 million designed to influence elections as well as policy and budget decisions made by our powers tha
The day after a federal judge made Oregon the 18th state where same-sex couples could marry, the rank-and-file members of the Oregon Republican Party turned against one of their own for his support of marriage equality.
Rob Nosse has witnessed first-hand the uplift in the healthcare system over the past decade, observing Oregon’s Medicaid healthcare transformation and now the implementation of the Affordable Care Act.
September 12, 2013 -- A review of the major Oregon healthcare organizations and unions shows these players made healthy contributions to political campaigns, influencing elections and legislation over the past three years.