Junction City psychiatric hospital will stay open if state passes new tax on health insurers and providers, lawmakers say

Key committee passes budget keeping intact hospital’s 400-employee staffing level

Oregon lawmakers appear set to avoid closing the Junction City psychiatric hospital, or even cutting any patient beds there, if they can pass a $550 million new “provider” tax on hospitals, health insurers and coordinated care organizations.

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