Category Archive for: ‘Blog’

Eugene city council joins Portland in passing sick leave law

Read about the Eugene city council passing a sick leave law and what is ahead for Lane County.

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Oregon Ranks 5th in Country for Lowest Number of Uninsured

A new study by WalletHub states Oregon ranks 5th in the country for lowest number of uninsured. Learn more here.

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Oregon health transformation on Think Out Loud this week

If you didn’t catch them, there were two health tranformation stories covered on Think Out Loud this week. Tuesday’s story on conflicting court rulings on federal health care subsidies and Wednesday’s story on mental health in Multnomah County under the Coordinated Care Organization (CCO) model.

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Short term, Oregon OK on insurance tax premiums, long term still unclear

We will continue to watch what the long term outcome will be on Oregon’s insurance tax premiums. Read more here.

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Why aren’t dental therapists being used in Oregon?

Read about how dental therapists are being used nationally, but are not yet being used in Oregon to decrease costs for basic dental services.

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