Tag Archives: health care

Ramming health plan into law a mistake

Republicans appear to be making the same wrong move as Democrats did Congress’ proposed alternative to Obamacare would not force anyone off the Oregon Health Plan. Let’s be clear about that. But let’s be equally clear: Hundreds of thousands of Oregonians could lose their health insurance. Source: Ramming health plan into law a mistake – […]
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GOP’s ‘no-health-care’ plan | Editorials/Op-Eds | 

For anyone who doesn’t understand the reasons why Congress still hasn’t kept its (and President Trump’s) promise to overturn the Obama Administration’s Patient Protection and Affordable Care Act of 2010, we have thousands of them right here on the South Coast. Source: GOP’s ‘no-health-care’ plan | Editorials/Op-Eds | theworldlink.com

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

ANOTHER VOICE: Fighting for health care that’s not just for the healthy and wealthy

Each year I hold a town hall in every county. During my last town halls, there was a startling trend in the questions I was asked. A man in Gilliam County said that without the Affordable Care Act, he wouldn’t be able to afford treatment for his second cancer, because insurance companies considered his first […]
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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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Gov. Kate Brown: Half million Oregonians could lose insurance under new federal health plan

Gov. Kate Brown says nearly half a million Oregonians may lose health insurance through 2026 under the federal health care overhaul proposal, potentially tripling the rate of uninsured individuals to 15 percent as older adults could see premiums jump fivefold and roughly 23,000 health workers may lose their jobs. Source: Gov. Kate Brown: Half million […]
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About 1 out of 8 Oregonians would lose health coverage under Republican revamp of Obamacare, state study says

Almost half a million Oregonians could lose their health insurance coverage over the next decade under the U.S. House Republicans’ new health care bill, according to a state analysis ordered by Democratic Gov. Kate Brown. Source: About 1 out of 8 Oregonians would lose health coverage under Republican revamp of Obamacare, state study says | […]
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More than 450,000 Oregonians would lose health coverage under GOP plan

As many as 465,000 Oregonians would lose health insurance by 2026 under the U.S. House GOP health care proposal, because they could no longer afford it, according to an analysis released by the state Thursday, March 16. Source: Oregon Local News – More than 450,000 Oregonians would lose health coverage under GOP plan

Oregon bill preps for abortion restrictions, health-care cut

Oregon lawmakers, anticipating federal abortion restrictions and health-care cuts, considered a proposed law Wednesday that would ban interference in terminating a pregnancy, and would ensure full reproductive health care coverage. Source: Oregon bill preps for abortion restrictions, health-care cut – Northwest – The Daily Astorian

 Possible Model For Other States In Reproductive Care

Oregon lawmakers, anticipating federal abortion restrictions and health-care cuts, considered a proposed law Wednesday that would ban interference in terminating a pregnancy, and would ensure full reproductive health care coverage. Source: Oregon: Possible Model For Other States In Reproductive Care . News | OPB