Category Archive for: ‘Blog’

56K Oregonians (10% of uninsured) will be covered Jan 1!

So far Oregon has already expanded coverage to 56,000 Oregonians (effective January 1, 2014) through the Medicaid Expansion portion of the Affordable Care Act. More to come as Cover Oregon get’s up and running. Read more here.

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CoverOregon is open- have you checked it out?

CoverOregon, Oregon’s Health Insurance Exchange is now live. What has your experience been? See this Commonwealth blog post about the first day of the exchanges in OR and other states.

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Health Insurance Exchanges Open Tomorrow 10/1

Thanks to one of our Corvallis supporters for pointing us to this article on the Health Insurance Exchanges.

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We’ve still got a lot of work to do …


I’m so grateful to have spent the past seven years working with all of you to make health reform a reality in Oregon. When we began the Archimedes Movement in January of 2006 we were the first grassroots organization to begin talking about getting better health out of health reform. Some thought we were a distraction from advocacy for universal health …

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The OpenNotes project goes wide: a million patients and families enabled by information!

We continue to work on creating an Oregon Open Notes Consortium and had a great meeting last week with many health system leaders. Check this e-patient blog out. Nationally, Open Notes has a million patients and families enabled.

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