Central Oregon clinic to study Medicare provider access

When Chuck Martin’s doctor of nine years moved to Salt Lake City, he was suddenly forced to find someone new. He never expected it would be as difficult as it was.

The 81-year-old Tumalo resident has Medicare Advantage. At first, his policy’s insurance carrier directed him to an in-network doctor in Redmond.

Source: Central Oregon clinic to study Medicare provider access; Bend docs say program pays below their costs