Oregon is at the forefront of the nation's health care reform. OPB's Kristian Foden-Vencil looks at how those changes are affecting Oregonians.
OPB | Nov. 18, 2013 4:42 p.m.
Oregon's insurance commissioner has issued guidelines for health insurance companies that want to continue offering policies that don't meet the requirements of the Affordable Care Act.
OPB | Oct. 17, 2013 6 a.m.
Oregon hospitals are trying to encourage more mothers to breast-feed. The idea is that breast-feeding will reduce the risk that babies will develop obesity, diabetes and asthma later in life.
OPB | Oct. 16, 2013 6 a.m.
As the Affordable Care Act rolls out, the federal government has given Oregon wide latitude to come up with new ways to keep people healthy.
OPB | Oct. 15, 2013 6 a.m.
As part of the Affordable Care Act, the Oregon health system is paying to have teachers play a game called "The Good Behavior Game" in poorer schools, even though on the surface it has nothing to do with health.
OPB | Sept. 13, 2013 6 a.m.
One of the aims of the Affordable Care Act is to tear down the walls that separate doctors from psychologists, dentists from doctors and so on.
OPB | Sept. 16, 2013 12:24 p.m.
Owners of small businesses met with Congresswoman Suzanne Bonamici to learn about the Affordable Care Act.
OPB | Sept. 20, 2013 1:23 p.m.
The American Cancer Society wants more Northwesterners to sign up for the latest phase of a sweeping study
OPB | Sept. 20, 2013 4:41 p.m.
Over the next year and a half, the state will spend almost $28 million to tell Oregonians about the new health insurance exchange.
OPB | Sept. 24, 2013 12:21 p.m.
OHSU is surprised by both the size of the challenge and the timeline of just two years instead of seven to match it.
OPB | Sept. 25, 2013 midnight
Oregon's health insurance marketplace finds that a true apples-to-apples comparison is hard to come by.
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