Tag Archives: Medicaid

Front-line workers play big role to help disabled | Opinion 

President Ronald Reagan declared the first Developmental Disabilities Awareness Month in March 1987. Primarily due to personal relationships they had with individuals with disabilities, Reagan and Vice President George Bush were actively involved with initiatives for people with intellectual and developmental disabilities. With bipartisan support, a highlight of their accomplishments was expanding Medicaid waivers to […]
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Republican Health Care Bill Could Squeeze Seniors Needing Long-Term Care .

The health care bill being pushed by House Republicans could wind up squeezing many seniors who need long-term help. Source: Republican Health Care Bill Could Squeeze Seniors Needing Long-Term Care . News | OPB

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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A bad Rx for Oregon | Opinion |

GOP’s Medicaid cure is worse than the disease If Oregonians aren’t concerned about proposed federal cuts to Medicaid, they should be. Oregon would be the second hardest-hit state in the country — after Washington — if a Republican plan for cutting Medicaid goes through. Source: A bad Rx for Oregon | Opinion | Eugene, Oregon

Oregon predicts state uninsured rate to triple under GOP health care plan

A new state analysis predicts the Republican health care plan would lead to as many as 465,000 Oregonians losing coverage in the next decade. It would also cut off billions in federal money for Medicaid and other services. The Republican alternative to the Affordable Care Act could result in 465,000 fewer Oregonians with health insurance […]
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456k Oregonians would lose health coverage under GOP bill

Report predicts losses to private market, Medicaid Up to 465,000 Oregonians would lose health coverage by 2023 under the Republican plan to replace the Affordable Care Act, according to a new state report. Of those, 80,000 would lose coverage next year. The American Health Care Act, unveiled by members of Congress last week, would mean […]
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Oregon Grapples With Republicans’ Federal Healthcare Proposal

Bill released Tuesday by Congressional Republicans would eliminate public health efforts, cut funding for state Medicaid programs, eliminate dollars for in-home care for intellectually and developmentally disabled As Oregon’s healthcare leaders grapple with their first official look at the Affordable Care Act Republicans in Washington, D.C., have drafted, they are faced with a bill that […]
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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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GOP health bill worries rural Oregon

Coos County Medicaid recipients and healthcare providers are reeling after the release of House Republicans’ American Health Care Act last week, which has been projected to leave millions of Americans uninsured. The loss in coverage — estimated to be around 14 million people by next year and as high as 24 million over the next […]
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Officials not yet sure of effects of health proposal in Oregon

Oregon officials aren’t sure how many Oregonians would be affected by the proposed repeal and replacement of the Affordable Care Act, but they are working on a tentative evaluation that is due later this week. Source: Officials not yet sure of effects of health proposal in Oregon | News | Eugene, Oregon