Category Archives: The Lund Report

In Depth: Profits Fall at Oregon’s Major Hospitals

Please contact the State Library for access to this premium story from the Lund Report. library.help@state.or.us , 503-378-8800 Of the state’s largest hospitals, 19 saw operating profits fall in the third quarter of 2016, according to an updated Lund Report analysis. Source: In Depth: Profits Fall at Oregon’s Major Hospitals | The Lund Report

Putting an End to Oregon’s Opioid Woes |

It will take more than wishful thinking and good intentions to end Oregon’s opioid abuse epidemic. Source: Putting an End to Oregon’s Opioid Woes | The Lund Report

In Depth: Profits Climb at Oregon’s Major Hospitals

Please contact the State Library for access to this premium story from the Lund Report. We can be reached at: library.help@state.or.us or 503-378-8800. Of the state’s largest hospitals, 18 saw operating profits climb in the third quarter of 2016, according to a Lund Report analysis. Hospital operating margins may be down statewide, as the Oregon […]
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Quick Look: Portland Would Fare Better than Rural, Eastern Oregon Under Republican Obamacare Replacement

Higher earners would fare much better– but only up to a point– under Trump-backed Obamacare replacement The cuts and gains Oregonians would face under the American Health Care Act proposed by Republicans in the U.S. Congress seem almost arbitrary at times. Across the state, residents are divided among eleven pricing tiers. Source: Quick Look: Portland […]
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Panel to Examine Federal Health Reform, Consequences for Oregon

Oregon Health Forum is bringing experts from Washington, DC, to discuss federal proposals to overhaul U.S. healthcare. Policy experts from Washington, D.C, will join Oregon healthcare leaders on the stage later this month to discuss Republican efforts to replace or revise the Affordable Care Act. Source: Panel to Examine Federal Health Reform, Consequences for Oregon […]
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Congressman Schrader Tells Lund Report: Democrats United Against Trumpcare 

A Congressional Budget Office report released Monday shows 24 million people losing their health insurance under the healthcare plan released by House Republicans. In Oregon, disabled people and seniors could lose in-home care, cuts would limit Medicaid, and could hamstring CCO efforts. Source: Congressman Schrader Tells Lund Report: Democrats United Against Trumpcare | The Lund […]
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Wheeler Scolds Congress for Threat to Behavioral Healthcare Funds

The Portland mayor inherited a city grappling with a severe homeless problem, as people with mental health and drug and alcohol issues have been forced onto the streets. The Medicaid expansion has provided resources for local CCOs to help these people, but their funding would be decimated under a Republican proposal in Congress. Source: Wheeler […]
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Health Share Partners Show How They Fight Childhood Adversity, Poverty, and Build Resilience

The rollout of the GOP’s plan to reduce Medicaid and Oregon’s own budget shortfall prompted barely a mention as scores of partners in Oregon’s biggest coordinated care organization burrowed into the weeds, seeking to combat challenges Health Share of Oregon’s members face from poverty, inequity and trauma.   Source: Health Share Partners Show How They […]
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House Bill 3391 is about Church v State

Bill would expand reproductive care access — with abortion becoming a sticking point amongst religious healthcare providers Life comes with many shades of gray. When people confront tragedies and circumstances beyond their control, they have to make difficult choices that may shake their moral compass. Source: House Bill 3391 is about Church v State | […]
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Republican Health Bill Could Cause 23,000 to Lose Healthcare Jobs

The American Healthcare Act, also known as Trumpcare or Ryancare, could leave rural hospitals in the lurch, causing them to hemorrhage money, as they did before the Affordable Care Act was enacted. Eighteen of these hospitals are in the district of Rep. Greg Walden, a chief supporter of the Obamacare replacement. Source: Republican Health Bill […]
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