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Oregon House OKs health care as a right, funding questioned

Oregon's Legislature on Tuesday was considering taking a step toward enshrining the right to health care in its state Constitution, which would be unprecedented in the United States......»»

Category: topSource: foxnewsFeb 13th, 2018

Merkley on how Oregon could "shoot itself in the foot" on health care

The U.S. senator addressed Measure 101, as well as Republicans' holdup of funding for CHIP and community health centers......»»

Category: topSource: bizjournalsJan 8th, 2018

Capitol Report: McConnell blames Democrats after health-care loss | House approves border-wall money

Senate Majority Leader McConnell blames Democrats after health-care loss; House approves border-wall funding; Trump tweets ‘let Obamacare implode’ after health bill fails; and more......»»

Category: topSource: marketwatchJul 28th, 2017

Capitol Report: What Republican health proposals remain after one vote failed | Ousting Mueller would be inappropriate: poll

Senate Republicans’ remaining health-care proposals; voters say in poll that ousting special counsel Robert Mueller would be inappropriate; House to vote on cutting CBO funding; and more......»»

Category: topSource: marketwatchJul 26th, 2017

Oregon Health Authority funding measures head to Gov. Brown

Oregon senators passed what Democrats calls "a series of bipartisan votes" that will fund the Oregon Health Authority. The measures will, according to the majority-holding Senate Democrats, "protect health care coverage for hundreds of thousands .....»»

Category: topSource: bizjournalsJun 21st, 2017

Wide-ranging Rx drug price bill clears first Oregon committee hurdle

Rep. Rob Nosse’s attempt to rein in prescription drug prices in Oregon cleared its first big hurdle Monday by passing out of the House Committee on Health Care . An amended form of House Bill 2387 is headed to the House Ways and Means Committee. Th.....»»

Category: topSource: bizjournalsApr 18th, 2017

Older Oregonians would pay more for insurance under GOP plan

The proposed House Republican health care plan would significantly reduce the premium assistance help many older Oregonians receive. In eastern Oregon, nine counties would experience a reduction of as much as 71 percent in the tax credits availab.....»»

Category: topSource: bizjournalsMar 10th, 2017

House Votes to Reverse Obama Rule Blocking States From Defunding Planned Parenthood

The Obama-era rule bans states from withholding federal funding to certain health care centers......»»

Category: topSource: newsweekFeb 16th, 2017

Oregon state lawmakers vote on making health care a right

Oregon's Legislature on Tuesday was considering taking a step toward enshrining the right to health care in its state Constitution, which would be unprecedented in the United States......»»

Category: topSource: foxnewsFeb 13th, 2018

To cut health care costs, Amazon, JP Morgan Chase and Berkshire Hathaway must first look to Oregon

If these corporate titans want to dramatically cut health care costs for employees, they should first look to Oregon, which has already done it, says Dr. Sam Metz......»»

Category: topSource: bizjournalsFeb 12th, 2018

Trump attacks Democrats over health care

President Donald Trump is citing protests over health care funding in Britain to attack Democrats for "pushing for Universal HealthCare.".....»»

Category: topSource: foxnewsFeb 5th, 2018

Congress creates new health care crisis for 26 million Americans

They let funding for community health centers lapse 124 days ago. .....»»

Category: topSource: moneycentralFeb 2nd, 2018

Health Share grows by 102k new Medicaid members in a day

Health Share of Oregon, the state’s largest coordinated care organization, got even larger yesterday. Some 102,000 new Medicaid members switched over from FamilyCare Health, which shut down at the end of January. Health Share already served 210,.....»»

Category: topSource: bizjournalsFeb 2nd, 2018

Congress has quietly created a new health care crisis for 26 million Americans

They let funding for community health centers lapse 124 days ago. .....»»

Category: topSource: moneycentralFeb 2nd, 2018

Budget 2018: Need paradigm shift in access, goals, funding of healthcare

In Union Budget 2018-19, FM Jaitley should look at raising public health expenditure to 2.5% of GDP in a time bound manner, besides health policy 'sick-care to wellness'.....»»

Category: topSource: business-standardJan 31st, 2018

It"s T minus 24 hours, or so, until FamilyCare"s shutdown

The clock is ticking for FamilyCare Health, which is shutting down and transitioning its 115,000 members to other coordinated care organizations, mainly Health Share of Oregon, on Thursday. “Everything is on track,” said Health Share spokeswoman.....»»

Category: topSource: bizjournalsJan 30th, 2018

New York, Minnesota sue feds over cuts to state health care plans

The Democratic attorneys general for New York and Minnesota are suing the Trump administration for abruptly cutting off federal funding for health care coverage for more than 800,000 low-income... To view the full story, click the title link......»»

Category: blogSource: crainsnewyorkJan 29th, 2018

Oregon voters pass Measure 101, health care provider taxes

Oregon voters on Tuesday passed Measure 101, retaining taxes and fees on hospitals and health insurers to pay for the state's Medicaid expansion. Advocates for the measure began celebrating victory at 8:20, about 20 minutes after the polls closed. "I.....»»

Category: topSource: bizjournalsJan 23rd, 2018

What Is CHIP? What to Know About the Child Health Care Funding Held Hostage in Government Shutdown

In the government shutdown blame game, politicians are accusing one another of holding CHIP hostage. Here's everything to know about that program......»»

Category: topSource: newsweekJan 22nd, 2018

M101: The case for a "No" vote

Oregon voters have until Jan. 23 to vote on the health care tax bill.....»»

Category: topSource: bizjournalsJan 17th, 2018

M101: The case for a "Yes" vote

Oregon voters have until Jan. 23 to vote on the health care tax bill.....»»

Category: topSource: bizjournalsJan 17th, 2018