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Some Oregonians may face 16% health insurance hikes in 2019

Oregon health insurers’ rate requests for next year are all over the map, but considerably less than proposals in at least two other states.

In the individual market, the average requests range from a 9.6 percent decrease from PacificSource Health Plans to a 16.3 percent increase from Health Net Health Plan of Oregon, according to data from the Oregon Department of Consumer and Business Services. 12 more words

Health Insurance/Health Plans

Here are Oregon's 25 fastest-growing areas

Research from American City Business Journals, the Portland Business Journal’s parent, indicates that the nation’s South and Southwest have traditionally attracted U.S. residents moving from other states. 44 more words

Portland Business Journal

Here's the lowdown on Oregon's 15 CCOs

As the Oregon Health Authority embarks on the next contracting process for Medicaid delivery, we thought an overview of the current contractors might be useful. 45 more words

Health Authority

Oregon Gov. Kate Brown calls for special session to extend tax break, fends off critics on right and left

As promised, Gov. Kate Brown on Thursday officially called for a special session on May 21 “to give Oregon’s smallest businesses a chance to grow” by extending a tax break other companies got in 2015. 53 more words

Office Of The Governor

Oregon Gov. Brown, Republican primary opponents offer divergent fixes to sustain Medicaid funding

With the Republican and Democratic primaries for Oregon governor slated for next week, we put some questions to the candidates about their stands on a variety of issues, including how to find a sustainable source of Medicaid funding. 17 more words

Office Of The Governor

Oregon growers hope to break down state marijuana barriers

The challenges to accessing out-of-state markets include earning the support of U.S. attorneys and a lukewarm Oregon governor.

The Craft Cannabis Alliance’s campaign to allow cannabis to move between states that adjoin Oregon, … 32 more words

Governor Kate Brown

Oregon nonprofits face tall odds amidst national trends (Infographics)

Faced with rising expenses and a more dubious charitable giving landscape in the wake of new federal tax laws, nonprofits in the Portland area and across the nation will likely navigate a rockier path to meeting their missions in the coming years. 13 more words

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