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OCPP Report: Oregon Should Turn to Health Industry to Fill Medicaid Budget Gap

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Oregon should turn to the health care industry to fill a looming budget hole in its Medicaid program, the Oregon Health Plan. The Affordable Care Act, including its expansion of Medicaid, has benefitted much of the health care industry. So, it is fitting that the health care industry chip in more to support Oregon’s Medicaid program, allowing Oregonians to continue …

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NEWS RELEASE: Governor Kate Brown Secures Critical Next Step for Advancing Oregon’s Health Care

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NOTE: We Can Do Better, along with many other organizations, sent a letter of support for this effort. NEWS RELEASE January 13, 2017 Media Contact: Melissa Navas, 503-689-0248 Governor Kate Brown Secures Critical Next Step for Advancing Oregon’s Health Care Feds approve 5-year extension on state’s Medicaid program for vulnerable Oregonians (Salem, OR) — Governor Kate Brown today announced the State …

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SAVE HEALTH CARE RALLY – January 15, 2017 – SIGN UP NOW!

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Senators Jeff Merkley & Ron Wyden Representatives Earl Blumenauer & Suzanne Bonamici & Kurt Schrader Donald Trump and the Republican Congress want to repeal the Affordable Care Act, slash Medicare and Medicaid, and defund Planned Parenthood. It’s up to us to speak out, stand tall, and rally the American people to stop them. On January 15, Americans nationwide will rally …

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ORCHWA job openings

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The Oregon Community Health Workers Association (ORCHWA) is Oregon’s statewide association for Community Health Workers (CHWs). Founded in 2011, our mission is to work as a unified voice to empower and advocate for CHWs and our communities. We envision a world where CHWs are recognized as members of a profession, working together for community health, social justice, and equity. Over …

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Invitation to attend the Multnomah County Board of Commissioners’ Board Meeting 12/22

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Commissioner Loretta Smith will introduce a sanctuary resolution she is co-sponsoring with Chair Kafoury, which intends to reaffirm the County’s policies and commitment to ensure all community members are able to access its resources and services regardless of their immigration status. EVENT: Multnomah County Board of Commissioners’ Board Meeting DATE: Thursday, December 22, 2016 TIME: This item is tentatively scheduled for 11:20 …

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