Oregon has adopted a set of goals to reform health care, make Medicaid spending more efficient and improve the health of the one in four Oregonians covered by the insurance. 24 more words
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Oregon is considering a proposal that would force Medicaid chronic pain patients to cut opioids entirely.
The Oregon Health Authority will pay coordinated care organizations 4.2 percent more for Medicaid patients in 2019 than in 2018, missing its goal of keeping cost increases to 3.4 percent or less. 6 more words
The Trump administration is giving $16 million to Oregon to fight the opioid epidemic as part of $1 billion distributed nationwide.
The assessment comes two years after a toxic air scare around art glass factories in Portland.
Two years after a toxic air scare, the state announced on Thursday that Uroboros Glass in North Portland does not pose a health risk. 63 more words
Two months after state investigators warned officials at Portland’s only psychiatric ER they could lose federal certification, a woman who was known to be suicidal killed herself. 42 more words
The new president of Oregon Health & Science University, Danny Jacobs, said in a statement that he plans to restart the program eventually.
Weeks after suspending its heart transplant program, Oregon Health & Science University announced it will hire outside consultants to look at what went wrong. 14 more words