Under the Affordable Care Act, millions of people who previously had no insurance now have access to health care, and that has meant a lot morea work for some clinics -- and for one, in Bend, a drop in patients and change in roles.
DURHAM, Ore. (AP) — A turnaround expert brought in to fix Oregon's troubled health insurance exchange is clamping down on spending and who can make financial decisions as he tries to get Cover Oregon back on track.
PORTLAND, Ore. (AP) — The task of getting Oregon's troubled health insurance exchange back on track is now in the hands of a Portland consulting firm that specializes in turning around struggling businesses.
PORTLAND, Ore. (AP) — Officials with Oregon's troubled health insurance exchange say they have narrowed down the options for the future of the glitch-filled site to two: hooking up to the federal exchange or staying with the current technology and hiring a new contractor to fix it.
SALEM, Ore. (AP) — Gov. John Kitzhaber has spent at least a decade trying to drive politics out of health care reform, and he successfully drew bipartisan support for an ambitious plan to redesign the system serving poor people on Medicaid.
Rep. Greg Walden (R-Ore.) was in support Thursday as the U.S. House passed the "Save American Workers Act" to repeal the Affordable Care Act’s 30-hour definition of “full time” employment and restore the traditional 40-hour work week.